Waking Up With Nancy Pearl

Did you hear Nancy Peal presenting her summer picks on NPR’s Morning Edition today? If not, click here.

Nancy had Steve Innskeep in the palm of her hand with the following suggestions, beginning with the teen National Book Club Finalist and Printz Honor Book:

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
E. Lockhart
Retail Price: $16.99
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH – (2008-03-25)
ISBN / EAN: 0786838183 / 9780786838189

And moving on to titles written for adults:

The Color of Lightning
Paulette Jiles
Retail Price: $25.99
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: William Morrow – (2009-04-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0061690449 / 9780061690440


A Far Cry from Kensington
Muriel Spark
Retail Price: $12.95
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation – (2000-09)
ISBN / EAN: 0811214575 / 9780811214575


The Gone-Away World
Nick Harkaway
Retail Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 512 pages
Publisher: Knopf – (2008-09-02)
ISBN / EAN: 0307268861 / 9780307268860

A longer list of suggestions, with Nancy’s annotations, is available on the NPR site.

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