June 6- August 6
We've listed some popular titles, but please add your favorite if it's not on the list!
"The Magicians" by Lev Grossman--Harry Potter for grownups. The sequel, "The Magician King" was just published, and I'm devouring it now.
I keep meaning to read this one -- the description sounds perfect! Thanks for your comment.
The Story of Beautiful Girl. Wow!
So strange -- I was just holding this book, reading the blurb on the back. Now I have to take it home and read it! Thanks.
This book -the shadows is great. It is the best book ever
I have read many good book, but "Room" is my very favorite.
This book is the best book ever because it has trucks crashing!It has trucks!I Like trucks crashing!Ameya Matele!
This is a very intersting book - the best I read this summer. Just like me, Stink does not like it that Pluto is no longer a planet. Pluto should be called a planet, even though small! Avantika Matele
What a diverse list of books -- something for everyone! Please keep the recommendations coming in.
"Shades of Grey" by Jasper Fforde.
This account of the daily struggles and uncertainties of life, blended with the early history of Texas, is one of the best narratives about southeast Texas I've read.
The Sweet By and By written by Todd Johnson has a lovable group of characters dealing with difficult situations we all must face.
My favorite is Scumble by Ingrid Law. It's amazing and the BEST!!!
my favorite book this summer was probably DRAGONSPELL by Donita Paul
China Miéville's Kraken. That book was amazing and it makes me feel foolish for not reading this author's (who has been recommended to me in the past) works sooner.
Still Alice by Lisa Genova is written by a neuro scientist and tells the story of a woman who has Alzhimer at 50. The book was discussed in Nancy's book discussion group and was very interesting. It has triggered me into research diet and brain health.
I agree that "Still Alice" was a great read and generated some great discussion at the Barbara Bush Library. It lead me to another book, "Turn of Mind" by Alice LaPlante, which I am reading on my sister's Nook. In this mystery, the prime suspect has Alzheimer's disease, and everyone, including her, is trying to figure out if she killed her best friend or not.
my faveroite book i;ve read all summer is the dork diarys. it's the bomb digety
I've read that book too! It was great. Like a girl version of Diary of a Wimpy Kid
It's also very funny. Thanks for your comment.
The summer Trilogy by Jenny Han. I may not be the exact demographic for this set of books (The Summer I Turned Pretty, Summer Isn't the Same Without You, and We'll Always Have Summer, but I absolutely adored them. I would call it a "guilty pleasure", but I am proud to say that I read and enjoyed these young adult fiction books!
You are not alone! Young adult novels have become very popular with adults of all ages. Thanks for sharing.
Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes Homicide by David Simon
Two great books. I loved the TV show Homicide, as well.
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton is an excellent read! My favorite of the summer so far.
It sounds intriguing! Thanks for the recommendation.
Lincoln Lawyer, by Michael Connelly, has been my best read, so far, this summer. A legal thrilller, it was much better than the movie.
Michael Connelly is a great writer -- thanks for your comment.
"The Final Confession of Mable Stark", a historical novel presented in an engaging, descriptive (laugh out loud) manner .... Mabel Stark was the first female lion tamer in the U.S. I am reading this slowly, savoring each and every word for each word is important to the story. Five Stars!
I love historical fiction, but I haven't tried this one. Thanks for the recommendation.
Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich!
Janet Evanovich is always a favorite! This one might actually win most popular of the summer.
That is my favorite book from this summer. It makes us laugh every time we read it.
Mo Willems is always hilarious! Thanks for sharing.
the maximum ride series is amazing! daniel x is also a page turner while witch and wizard trump other books people have listed!!!!!!!
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