Debt: Everybody Does It

Really America? Has Suze Orman taught us nothing? If you get another credit card you will be paying off interest with money that should be going into your retirement account (which you must NEVER touch.) Honestly, Congress. There’s plenty of recent nonfiction about the debt crisis in America. Why not sprinkle a couple of novels into your next “Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be” display?

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything by Janelle Brown
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Folly Beach: a Lowcountry Tale by Dorothea Benton Frank
Model Home by Eric Puchner
The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
Welcome to My Planet: Where English is Sometimes Spoken by Shannon Olson



About the Author:

Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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