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Summer Reading: Category G, Read a Book Written by an Actor

Summer Reading has begun, and It’s Showtime at MPPL! If you are looking for a book that fits one of the specific categories, check this blog for suggestions throughout the months of June and July! You can also stop by the library to see our binders of additional suggestions. Enjoy the show!

These are suggestions for CATEGORY G: READ A BOOK WRITTEN BY AN ACTOR:

Miss Subways book coverMiss Subways by David Duchovny
Montaro Caine book coverMontaro Caine by Sydney Poitier
Someday Someday Maybe book coverSomeday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham

 

Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happens to America book cover book coverTwenty Thirty by Albert Brooks
Palo Alto book coverPalo Alto by James Franco
Postcards from the Edge book coverPostcards from the Edge by Carrie Fischer

Summer Reading: Category F, Read a Book Recommended by an Actor

Summer Reading has begun, and It’s Showtime at MPPL! If you are looking for a book that fits one of the specific categories, check this blog for suggestions throughout the months of June and July! You can also stop by the library to see our binders of additional suggestions. Enjoy the show!

These are suggestions for CATEGORY F: READ A BOOK RECOMMENDED BY AN ACTOR:

Before the Fall book coverBefore the Fall by Noah Hawley
Recommended by Mindy Kaling
Saint Maybe book coverSaint Maybe by Anne Tyler
Recommended by Colin Firth
The Alchemist book coverThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Recommended by Will Smith

 

a gentleman in moscow book coverA Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Recommended by Tom Hanks
What Alice Forgot book coverWhat Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Recommended by Alison Brie
Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime book coverSome Love, Some Pain, Sometime by J. California Cooper
Recommended by Halle Berry

Summer Reading: Category A, Read a Book Based on a Movie/Show

Summer Reading has begun, and It’s Showtime at MPPL! If you are looking for a book that fits one of the specific categories, check this blog for suggestions throughout the months of June and July! You can also stop by the library to see our binders of additional suggestions. Enjoy the show!

These are suggestions for CATEGORY A: WATCH A MOVIE/SHOW BASED ON A BOOK:

Simon Birch book coverSimon Birch
based on the book A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
Gone Girl DVD coverGone Girl
based on the book Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
based on the book The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

 

Crazy Rich Asians DVD coverCrazy Rich Asians
based on the book Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Bel Canto DVD coverBel Canto
based on the book Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
based on the book Different Seasons by Stephen King

Summer Reading: Category C, Read a Book by an Author Who Wasn’t Born in the United States

Summer Reading has begun, and It’s Showtime at MPPL! If you are looking for a book that fits one of the specific categories, check this blog for suggestions throughout the months of June and July! You can also stop by the library to see our binders of additional suggestions. Enjoy the show!

These are suggestions for CATEGORY C: READ A BOOK BY AN AUTHOR WHO WASN’T BORN IN THE UNITED STATES:

Small Country book coverSmall Country
by Gael Faye
Tell Me You're Mine.jpegTell Me You’re Mine
by Elisabeth Noreback
The Dragonfly Sea book coverThe Dragonfly Sea
by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Killing Commendatore book coverKilling Commendatore
by Haruki Murakami
In the Midst of Winter book coverIn the Midst of Winter
by Isabel Allende

Summer Reading: Category I, Read a Book Chosen for its Cover

Summer Reading has begun, and It’s Showtime at MPPL! If you are looking for a book that fits one of the specific categories, check this blog for suggestions throughout the months of June and July! You can also stop by the library to see our binders of additional suggestions. Enjoy the show!

These are suggestions for CATEGORY I: READ A BOOK CHOSEN FOR A COVER:

The Shape of the Ruins book coverThe Shape of the Ruins
by Juan Gabriel Vasquez
by Lisa See

 

It Book CoverIt
by Stephen King
by Yuval Taylor