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Reading for the Seasons  

Want a good read, but need some guidance or inspiration? Check out this NEW LibGuide for seasonal literature, peer reviews, and a history of the holidays and events that influenced them
Last Updated: Oct 3, 2012 URL: http://libguides.shc.edu/content.php?pid=222219 Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Welcome to Reading for the Seasons

This LibGuide is dedicated to those who love to read and love to learn.  We hope that this guide will inspire you to explore new horizons on a monthly basis and that you will share your favorite books and resources with the editors of the site. 

Visit often as the site will continue to evolve and expand as the seasons change.

 

Try the New Catalog

 

A New Addition to the SHC Common Reading Program

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Tattoos on the heart : the power of boundless compassion - Greg Boyle
ISBN: 1439153027
Father Boyle started Homeboy Industries nearly 20 years ago, which has served members of more than half of the gangs in Los Angeles. This collection presents parables about kinship and the sacredness of life drawn from Boyle's years of working with gangs.

 

Suggested Summer Reading

First-year Students Are Reading

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A Pearl in the Storm - Tori Murden McClure
Call Number: GV790.92 M37 A3 2009
ISBN: 0061718866
Over the summer, first-year students at Spring Hill College were assigned to read A Pearl in the Storm, a true story by Tori Murden McClure, the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Students will have the opportunity to hear from McClure at a special program at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 in Byrne Memorial Hall. Small group discussions will follow the presentation. The summer reading is part of the college’s First-Year Common Reading Project. McClure’s presentation is one of a number of events that kick off the fall semester and move-in activities for the class of 2014.
A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean, is more than a woman-against-the-elements adventure tale; it is, in the words of actress Candice Bergen, “a story of courage, adventure, and personal discovery that will appeal to women and men of all ages. Beautiful, breathtaking, moving, and inspiring.”

Greetings Scholars

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Deanna Day
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I am a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. I first came to Burke as a practicum student. What a beautiful college and library for those who have found their way here!
 

Some New Additions

Check with circulation for new titles available at the front book shelf.

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Setting the Desert on Fire - James Barr
T. E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916 -1918

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True Compass - Edward M. Kennedy
ISBN: 0446539258
A memoir.

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Tales from Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
Call Number: PS3552.U375T35 1989
ISBN: 0151879834

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The Reserve - Russell Banks
ISBN: 0061430250

 

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