From their favorite recent reads to books they love on banned or challenged books lists, the Book Doctors are full of recommendations. They chatted with Steve Kraske on Friday's Up to Date. Here's a list of their picks:
A 16-year-old American bride of the Austrian emperor brings her lively passion to the oppressively formal royal court, and a true life deadly texting-while-driving story explores the influence of technology on the human mind.
Follow the adventures of a boy as he swaps toys for grown-up pursuits and childhood tales of Lenin for the American Dream. And if you like a little adventure, join a pizza hotline operator as he tries to figure out how to deal with a time traveler.
On Monday's Up to Date, the Book Doctors return to share these tales and more as they tell us about the books that have been keeping them warm this winter.
A supernatural secret intrigues a 7-year-old, and two girls embark on an ill-fated adventure that ends mysteriously in New York City’s East River. Inside the twisted world of bullying culture, a journalist looks at the power of social media, and we re-visit one woman’s journey on the Pacific Crest Trail.
For those of you who still have some summer vacation remaining, or for those of you who have a bit more free time now that the kids are finally returning to school this week, look no further than the Book Doctors for a few new reading recommendations.
Tablets and readers might soon supplant the printed word, but there's nothing quite like snuggling up with a great book on a cold winter day. In the interest of keeping you cooped up in just that condition, the Book Doctors share their favorite page-flippers from the past year on Wednesday's Up to Date. Whether you're looking for literature for yourself or your loved ones, our panel of readers is sure to find something that fits just right.