Title: “The Rosie Effect”
Author: Graeme Simsion
Type: Adult Fiction
Summary: “Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. Fortunately his best friend Gene is on hand to offer advice: he’s left Claudia and moved in with Don and Rosie.” – Amazon.com
Title: “Online Filter Bubbles”
Author: Paula Johanson
Type: Adult Non-Fiction
Summary: “Every time we check our feeds we create safety bubbles around ourselves. Thanks to technological algorithms, we are living an increasingly narrow existence, one in which the news we read, the products we purchase, and the people we interact with are tailor-made for each of us. We might feel informed and comfortable, but we are isolating ourselves from anything outside our bubble. Are online filters just an efficient way to connect, or do they spell the end of democracy? Anyone who has read this book will understand the potential dangers of a society whose assumptions are never challenged.” -Amazon.com.
Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Type: Young-Adult Fiction
Summary: “The planet Kerenza is attacked, and Kady and Ezra find themselves on a space fleet fleeing the enemy, while their ship’s artificial intelligence system and a deadly plague may be the end of them all” – Provided by publisher.
Title: “The Ants and the Grasshopper”
Author: Nancy Loewen
Type: Easy Fiction
Summary: “In this humorous retelling of the classic fable, Harper the grasshopper is rescued from starvation by an ant, Lark, who wants to learn how to play the fiddle–and soon many of the other insects (including more ants) in the field join Harper’s lessons, until he has a proper insect orchestra to put on a harvest festival.” – Catalog