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Bookshelf to Big Screen: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Out this month: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

FifthWave

Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks by aliens have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.

Like The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey? Give these read-alikes a try:

  • In the After by Demitria Lunetta
  • Lock In by John Scalzi
  • Positive by David Wellington
  • The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey (sequel to The 5th Wave)

Visit the Library’s Web site for more read-alike suggestions!

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Bookshelf to Big Screen: The Big Short by Michael Lewis

Out this month: The Big Short by Michael Lewis

BigShort

Four outsiders in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of 2008, and then decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

Like The Big Short? Give these read-alikes a try:

  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Debunk It: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation by John Grant
  • Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
  • Election by Tom Perrotta

Visit the Library’s Web site for more read-alike suggestions!

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Bookshelf to Big Screen: ROOM by Emma Donoghue

Out this month: Room by Emma Donoghue

Room

After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the eleven-by-eleven foot Room that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world.

Like Room? Give these read-alikes a try:

  • Precious Thing by Collette McBeth
  • Descent by Tim Johnston
  • Above by Isla Morley

Visit the Library’s Web site for more read-alike suggestions!