Read about these books in the Sunday July 17 print edition of The News & Observer.
- Liberty and Union: The Civil War Era and American Constitutionalism by Timothy S. Huebner
- The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
- First Comes Love by Emily Giffin
- Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt
- Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald
- Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham by Emily Bingham
- Housebreaking by Dan Pope
- How to Bake PI: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng
- The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
- The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought by David Adam
And meet Wake librarian P.J. Gardiner and find out what she’s reading.