Soak Up Some Sun With Summer Reads 2013!

Summer is upon us and I have my handy reading list ready for you! As you head to the pool, your vacation destination, or to your quiet outdoor sanctuary at home, be sure to add a few of my hand picked selections.
During the summer I enjoy delving into new series, discovering a new author, and revisiting favorite authors’ newest books!
You’ll discover a variety of genres in my choices that you are sure to enjoy!
Kick back, relax, & as always — happy reading!!!

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FICTION

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The Bookman’s Tale: A Novel of Obsession by Charlie Lovett

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The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout (August Book Club Selection)

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Call Me Zelda by Erika Robuck

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The Dinner by Herman Koch (July Book Club Selection)

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The Hangman’s Daughter (Hangman’s Daughter Series) by Oliver Potzch

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The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

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The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

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Poppet (Jack Caffery Series) by Mo Hayder

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The Redeemer (Harry Hole Series) by Jo Nesbo

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The Shining Girls by Lauren Buekes

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There Was an Old Woman by Hallie Ephron

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The Twelfth Child by Bette Lee Crosby

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

NON-FICTION

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After Visiting Friends: A Son’s Story by Michael Hainey

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Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick

YOUNG ADULT

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

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Far Far Away by Tom McNeal

And, last but not least, our book club will meet on June 19th to kick off the summer with this extraordinary story! I highly recommend this book!

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Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

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4 responses to “Soak Up Some Sun With Summer Reads 2013!

  1. Marcie

    Totally agree with recommendation of Ordinary Grace. Glad to have you blogging again.

    • Thanks Marcie!
      I was having too much fun reading more books than ever, now that I’m a retired librarian!
      I promise there’s more to come such as, what Are all of those books I’ve been reading.
      Thanks!
      Kathy

  2. This is a great list! I am so excited to tackle a few of these immediately 🙂 I always love your recommendations!

    • Thanks Rebecca!
      Glad you found some titles you liked! Now that I’m retired I’ve been reading up a storm so I need to also those books I’ve already read. Many of them people will enjoy!
      Hope all is well with you!
      Best!
      Kathy

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