In The Moment ... Summer Reading With Peggy Stout

Jun 29, 2017

In The Moment ... June 29, 2017 Show 125 Hour 1

It's time to pack your beach bag with books and get ready for a holiday weekend. As the summer reading season heats up, we catch up with Peggy Stout. She's owner of Prairie Pages Bookseller in Pierre.

Peggy’s recommendations for adults:

“Magpie Murders: A Novel” by Anthony Horowitz

“The Silent Corner: A Novel of Suspense” by Dean Koontz

“Kitchens of the Great Midwest: A Novel” by J. Ryan Stradal

“Commonweath: A Novel” by Anne Patchett

“Lilac Girls: A Novel” by Martha Hall Kelly

Peggy’s recommendations for teens and young readers:

“Wonder” by R.J. Palacio

“Once and for All” by Sarah Dessen

“Windfall” by Jennifer E. Smith

Authors coming to Priarie Pages

J. Ryan Stradal, author of “Kitchens of the Great Midwest”

Shauna Letellier, author of “Remarkable Faith: When Jesus Marveled at the Faith of Unremarkable People”

Paul Higbee, author of “South Dakota’s Cowboy Governor Tom Berry: Leadership During the Depression”

Sen. Mike Rounds

With the United States Senate leadership intent on overhauling the Affordable Care Act, pressure from constituents continues - from those who want Obamacare kept intact - and from those who want it completely overturned.  One Senator that's supporting the leadership's legislation is Mike Rounds.  He visited with Steve Inskeep this morning on NPR's Morning Edition.

Nate Wek
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SDPB’s Nate Wek joins us for a conversation about hockey in South Dakota and the affiliation between the Rapid City Rush and the Minnesota Wild.

SDPB’s Kevin Woster joins us to talk about his weekly blog. This week we talk with Kevin about the addition of Dale Bartscher to Marty Jackley’s campaign for governor. We also talk about meth prevention in South Dakota.