Our Summer Reading participants discovered the following gems this June and July. Though the official Summer Reading Program is over, the warmth and sunshine of summer continues, so if you’re looking for a great book try one of these fellow patron suggestions:
by Haruki Murakami
In a fantastical illustrated short novel, three people imprisoned in a nightmarish library plot their escape.
by Fred Rogers
In this collection of letters and replies, Mister Rogers encourages parents, grandparents, and teachers to cherish the questions and comments that come from their children.
by Stephen King
by Veronica Rossi
Aria has lived her whole life in the protected dome of Reverie. Her entire world confined to its spaces, she’s never thought to dream of what lies beyond its doors.
by Rachel Joyce
Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her.
by Ruth Emmie Lang
Raised by wolves after being orphaned in childhood, Weylyn Grey, a man with astonishing powers, is evaluated by the people who care or wonder about him.
by Khizr Khan
This inspiring memoir by a Gold Star parent is the story of one family’s pursuit of the American dream and why–especially in these tumultuous times–we must not be afraid to step forward for what we believe in when it matters most.
by Lisa Scottoline
Noah Alderman, a doctor and a widower, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time in a long time he and his son are happy. But their lives are turned upside down when Maggie’s daughter Anna moves in with them.
by Peter Mayle
Peter Mayle is back in his beloved Provence, celebrating his homecoming by sharing with us a whole new feast of adventures, discoveries, hilarities, and culinary treats, liberally seasoned with a joyous mix of Gallic characters.