New and Noteworthy Reads This Week

Now that all the Halloween mayhem is coming to a close, you’re probably just about ready for some R, R, and R—rest, relaxation, and reading. Image

If curling up with a good book and finishing off some leftover candy sounds like your ideal plan for this weekend, we get it! The Scribd Editorial Staff has put together a short list of some of this week’s New and Noteworthy reads that you might want to recover with.

Indian Killer by Sherman Alexie

If you’re craving something gripping, yet edgy, then Indian Killer might be the right read for you. Set in Seattle, this story about race and identity is more than just your average suspense thriller.

The Pitcher by William Hazelgrove

Not ready for baseball season to be over? The Pitcher might be just what you need. This contemporary novel will melt your heart and alleviate your end-of-season blues.


This Wheel’s on Fire: The Story of Levon Helm and the Band by Levon Helm and Stephen Davis

Whether or not you actually made it to Woodstock, this biography about one of the 60’s most influential bands is enough to captivate any music lover. If you really want to get in the mood, try playing some of the Band's old records while you read.

The Winning Manager’s Playbook by John Cioffi 

Looking to learn a little something while you lounge around? The Winning Manager’s Playbook gives business owners an managers a clear-cut outline of what they need to know and do to be successful.

ImageRed Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke

If romance, mystery, and delicious baked goods sound like your idea of a good time, then Red Velvet Cupcake Murder may be the book for you. Most importantly, you'll find yummy recipes to try scattered throughout the book—talk about icing on the cake!