Do you read for information, to learn a new skill, or to find out more about the human experience? Check out these popular nonfiction titles publishing this summer!
There are a number of eagerly anticipated novels arriving just in time for beach reading! Google “best books summer 2017” to find multiple lists, but to save you some time, here are titles that appear on most of those lists.
There are a number of film adaptations of books coming out this summer. One you may not be aware of is a teen novel called Everything, Everything by Nicola Yun. It’s about a girl with an immune disorder confined to her home who falls in love with the boy next door.
Poetry Contest Winners
The Monroe County Library System is pleased to present the National Poetry Month Poetry Contest award winners! Congratulations to the award winning poets and thank you to everyone who participated. We look forward to seeing you next year!
This week I came across a number of interesting books on the new book shelf to add to my TBR list. I almost never read nonfiction, but these titles looked so intriguing.
There are a number of thrillers coming out this spring and summer for all us Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train fans. One that has a lot of buzz is B.A. Paris’ Breakdown, releasing in July 2017. Cass doesn’t bother to stop at a broken down car on a rainy night only to find out later the driver has been murdered. A shocking conclusion is promised!
Celebrate National Poetry Month
I was sick recently and off work for a few days. I read several books during this time, and my cat, Ginger, kept me company. She’s the best cat ever.
I can’t remember a previous year where so many Oscar nominees are adaptations of books.
It occurred to me that I keep blogging about what I am reading, while the titles a person wants to read are just as interesting. So, what’s on my bedside table (figuratively speaking)? As you may have realized by now, I like quirky books.