Book Horoscopes: August 2015

aries
ARIES
THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES | RAY BRADBURY
The tranquility of Mars is disrupted by the earthmen who have come to conquer space, colonize the planet, and escape a doomed Earth.
taurus
TAURUS
A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES | JOHN KENNEDY TOOL
A fat New Orleans misanthrope who constantly rebukes society, Ignatius Reilly, gets a job at his mother’s urging but ends up leading a worker’s revolt.
gemini
GEMINI
I’LL GIVE YOU THE SUN | JANDY NELSON
A story of first love and family loss follows the estrangement between daredevil Jude and her loner twin brother, Noah, as a result of a mysterious event that is brought to light by a beautiful, broken boy and a new mentor.
cancer
CANCER
SERAPHINA | RACHEL HARTMAN
In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.
leo
LEO
SECONDS | BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY
Follows the experience of a young restaurant owner who is given a magical second chance to correct past mistakes.
virgo
VIRGO
ETIQUETTE & ESPIONAGE | GAIL CARRIGER
In an alternate England of 1851, spirited 14-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is surprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit and espionage.
libra
LIBRA
OPTIMAL LIVING 360 | SANJAY JAIN
A program for making the most out of the present and future.
scorpio
SCORPIO
OTHELLO | WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Tells of the naive Moor who is successfully manipulated by the ambitious and deceitful Iago.
sagittarius
SAGITTARIUS
HOT WATER | ERIN BROCKOVICH
After protesters and terrorists lead a nuclear-plant owner to enlist the help of AJ Palladino, AJ’s son goes missing and soon AJ finds herself at ground zero as a nuclear catastrophe threatens.
capricorn
CAPRICORN
THE GREAT GATSBY | F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
A young man in the roaring 20s newly rich tries to recapture the past and win back his former love, despite the fact that she has married.
aquarius
AQUARIUS
ARCADIA | LAUREN GROFF
In a haunting story of the American dream, Bit, born in a back-to-nature commune in 1970s New York State, must come to grips with the outside world when the commune eventually fails.
pisces
PISCES
WONDER | RJ PALACIO
Born with a facial deformity that initially prevented his attendance at public school, Auggie Pullman enters the fifth grade at Beecher Prep and struggles with the dynamics of being both new and different, in a sparsely written tale about acceptance and self-esteem.

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Abby is the Public Communications Specialist for JMRL.

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