Lists and Suggestions

List: Summer Reads: Based on True Events

Alkemade, Kim van.

When hospice nurse Rachel realizes that her new patient is the doctor that spent years subjecting he... More

Alvarez, Julia.

A fictional account of the young lives of Mirabal sisters Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa, otherwi... More

Craig, Charmaine, author.

In 1939, Benny, an Anglo-Indian pugilist from Rangoon's Jewish quarter, falls in love with Khin... More

Schmidt, Sarah, 1979 September 10- author.

When her father and stepmother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borde... More

Ward, Jesmyn.

Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings fro... More

Bainbridge, Beryl, 1932-2010.

Recapturing the four crucial days prior to the sinking of the Titanic and the loss of fifteen hundre... More

Stewart, Amy, author.

Living in virtual isolation years after the revelation of a painful family secret, Constance Kopp is... More

Barnes, Julian.

Chronicles the lives of two boys, one who is forgotten by history, and one who becomes the creator o... More