This post was going to start out with a joke taken from the pages of one of our books, but we decided you probably don't want to hear it…. it was tearable.
Ouch, that was a bad "dad joke". In honor of Dad's everywhere, here are eleven great choices for the dads in your life:
The Dude Diet by Serena Wolf. "From chef and creator of the popular food blog Domesticate-Me.com, 125 outrageously delicious yet deceptively healthy recipes for dudes (and the people who love them), accompanied by beautiful full-color photography." Available as an ebook on Overdrive.
Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen. "The revelatory and wildly bestselling memoir by legendary rock star Bruce Springsteen. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life. The result is "an utterly unique, endlessly exhilarating, last-chance-power-drive of a memoir" (Rolling Stone) that offers the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs." Available in a regular book, as well as downloadable ebook and audiobook from Overdrive.
Warlight by Michael Ondjaate. "From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement." Available in regular and large print, and downloadable ebook and audiobook from Overdrive.
Deak Wake by Erik Larson. "From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania". Available in regular and large print, and downloadable ebook and audiobook from Overdrive.
Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments by Mike Adamick. "You and your family can learn all about the ins and outs of chemistry, biology, physics, the human body, and our planet with Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments. From Rock Candy Crystals to Magnetic Fields, each of these fun science projects features easy-to-understand instructions that can be carried out by even the youngest of lab partners, as well as awesome, full-color photographs that guide you through each step.". Available in ebook format from Overdrive.
Being a Dad is Weird by Ben Falcone. "A funny and intimate look at fatherhood from the actor and writer/director of The Boss and Tammy that combines stories about his own larger-than-life dad and how his experiences raising two daughters with his wife, Melissa McCarthy, are shaped by his own childhood." Available in ebook format from Overdrive.
No Sunscreen For The Dead by Tim Dorsey. "The Sunshine State's most lovable psychopath, Serge A. Storms, kills it in this zany adventure from the "compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny" (Boston Globe) king of mayhem, New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey.Serge and Coleman are back on the road, ready to hit the next stop on their list of obscure and wacky points of interest in the Sunshine State." Available in ebook and audiobook format from Overdrive.
Things My Son Needs To Know About the World by Fredrick Bachman. "Things My Son Needs to Know About the World collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencing all the "firsts" that fill him with wonder and catch him completely unprepared, Fredrik Backman doesn't shy away from revealing his own false steps and fatherly flaws, tackling issues both great and small, from masculinity and mid-life crises to practical jokes and poop." Available in regular print.
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari. "Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective. 100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo Sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms?". Available in regular print, and downloadable ebook and audiobook from Overdrive.
Astrophysics For People In A Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson. "The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson." Available in regular print, and downloadable ebook and audiobook from Overdrive.
The Curse of Oak Island: the story of the worlds longest treasure hunt by Randall Sullivan. "The story of the epic treasure hunt of the so-called "Money Pit" on Oak Island, Nova Scotia.". Available in regular print.