Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female Supreme Court Justice, passed away on December 1. Born in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Arizona, O’Connor wrote several books describing her childhood as well as her life as a Supreme Court Justice. Here are the books she’s written in our collection.
LAZY B: GROWING UP ON A CATTLE RANCH IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST (DB 53655, BR 15666)
MAJESTY OF THE LAW: REFLECTIONS OF A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE (DB 56444)
OUT OF ORDER: STORIES FROM THE HISTORY OF THE SUPREME COURT (DB 76471)
The social cataloging website for book lovers, Goodreads, has just announced their readers’ Choice Awards for 2016. The Texas Talking Book Program has a good number of them in our collection. Are you looking for a non-fiction book? Goodreads members chose WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanthithi (BR 21371; DB 83643) as their favorite memoir. Are you more interested in fiction? Try TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty (DB 85100). Is young adult fiction more your thing? Ruta Sepetys’ book SALT TO THE SEA (DB 83767) was their selection in that category. Perhaps you’re in the market for a new author to explore. Goodreads readers awarded Alwyn Hamilton the honor of Debut Goodreads Author for her book REBEL OF THE SANDS (DB 84465). No matter which genre you enjoy, the bibliophiles at Goodreads have chosen a favorite book published this year. Contact us and we can help you find your next favorite book.