Relax Over the Holidays and Read a Good Book

Have you read a good book lately? The HSLS Leisure Reading Collection has several hundred newly published fiction and nonfiction books. The Collection is located on the main floor of Falk Library with limited open hours in December and January.

Recent bestsellers includes:

  • Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult
  • The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Other popular books in the Leisure Reading Collection include:

  • Becoming a Nurse by Sonny Kleinfield
  • Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel by Christy Lefteri
  • Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  • Dot Con: The Art of Scamming a Scammer by James Veitch
  • Fifty Words for Rain: A Novel by Asha Lemmie
  • Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolke
  • Girl is a Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
  • Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy
  • Everything: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
  • This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagan
  • Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper

You can easily browse the collection, or use PittCat or the Pitt Resources Quick Search box to locate specific titles. Multiple books may be borrowed for a three-week period and may be renewed. If a book you want to read is checked out to another person, place a hold on the book and you’ll be notified when it is returned. We welcome recommendations; send your suggestions to Ask a Librarian.

~Jill Foust