By Suzy Leopold
Take a break from the summer heat and discover seven books to add to your summertime reading list.
Someday Is Today 22 Simple, Actionable Ways to Propel Your Creative Life
Written by Matthew Dicks
New World Library, 2022
Stop dreaming. Stop procrastinating. Stop hoping for someday.
Creative individuals will find this book thought-provoking.
Simple, practical strategies are shared to help make your dreams come true. Inspiring and amusing, the author shares a plan of action.
“Someday Is Today will give you every tool to get started and finish that _______ (fill in the blank).
What are you waiting for? Start today to realize your creative dreams.
Written by Alex Prud’homme
Illustrated by Saran Green
Calkins Creek, 2022
Julia Child’s grandnephew is the author of this biography picture book. One of America’s most celebrated chefs, Julia believed every meal should be special and encouraged everyone to enjoy their meal.
She made cooking fun.
The back matter includes an author’s note, books Julia wrote, TV shows she starred in, and a recipe for Oeufs Brouillés-Scrambled Eggs.
The Gardener of Alcatraz: A True Story