Pleasure Reading: Recent Acquisitions from the NY Times Bestsellers List

As classes begin and we all begin diving into the work of the fall semester, reading for pleasure might seem like a thing of the past.  Still, finding time to read outside the course syllabus can be rewarding and beneficial.  Reading for fun can help ease the stress of work and school.  It can help one stay informed with current events and sometimes even add context to what is taught in the classroom.  Whatever the reason for your pleasure reading, there is something for you at the Pepperdine Law Library. 

Our collection includes new and recent New York Times bestsellers, both fiction and non-fiction.

If you’re in the mood for mystery, sci-fi, or literary fiction, check out these titles:

  • Act of War by Brad Thor
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • A Perfect Life by Danielle Steel
  • Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
  • Fast Track by Julie Garwood
  • The Book of Life by Deborah E. Harkness
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • The Heist by Daniel Silva
  • The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
  • Tom Clancy: Support and Defend by Mark Greaney

If non-fiction is your preference, try one of these:

  • America: Imagine a World Without Her by Dinesh D’Souza
  • A Spy among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre
  • Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas by Edward Klein
  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future by Ben Carson
  • The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills
  • Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

Happy Reading!  Check back here frequently to discover new fiction and non-fiction additions to our collection.

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