Silver City Public Library Adult Summer Reading

This year the Southwest Festival of the Written Word was an official supporter of the 2014 adult summer reading program at the Silver City Public Library.  The library programming team reports that the program was a success; 62 people signed up and 47 books were rated or reviewed!  For more details, see the library’s post here.

If you would like to review your reads throughout the year, you can add reviews to the library’s online catalog! Log in using your library card number and your phone number or password. Search for the book that you read, click on the title to open the detailed view, and click on “Review this title!”

Here are the books that participants read for their tic-tac-toe cards (an asterisk indicates that the title was also rated or reviewed):

Nonfiction science books:
The Story of the Human Body by Daniel Lieberman
The Map the Changed the World by Simon Winchester

Books from the “New Books” shelf:
Confessions of a Wild Child by Jackie Collins*
Kinder than Solitude by Yi Yun Li
A Family Affair by Fern Michaels *grainbrain
Otherwise Engaged by Amanda Quick*
My Name is Resolute by Nancy E. Turner

Science fiction or fantasy books:
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood*
The Rathbones by Janice Clark

Books with great covers:
Grain Brain by David Perlmutter
Ghostwalk by Rebecca Stott*

Children’s or young adult books:ghostwalk
Corduroy by Don Freeman
R is for Rachel by Patricia Reilly Giff
The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss
Jubal’s Wish by Audrey Wood

The Book Refuge” by Janet Malcolm, The New Yorker, June 23, 2014

Others read for tic-tac-toe:
Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo* (2)
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway*
The Painted Veil by Somerset Maugham
I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira*
The Collector by Nora Roberts*
The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman


Books rated or reviewed:
Everything I Do You Blame on Me! by Allyson Aborn
Why Should I? It’s Not My Birthday by Allyson Aborn
Aesop’s Fables Set in Verse by H. Jerome Alter
Gestational Diabetes: What to Expect by the American Diabetes Association
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Forever by Judy Blume
The Cat Who Went Bananas by Lilian Jackson Braun
Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo (2)confessionsofawildchild
Heaven Changes Everything by Todd and Sonja Burpo
A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, and the Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote
Deception Cove by Jayne Castle
Confessions of a Wild Child by Jackie Collins
Turn Left at Orion by Guy Consolmagno
Angels Among Us by Jack Cornfield
This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen
Reason to Breathe by Rebecca Donovan
Isle of Lies by Donna Fletcher
Peace by Shelley Shepard Gray
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
Veil of Night by Linda Howardabriefhistoryoftime
Operation Paperclip by Annie Jacobsen
The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War by Stephen Kinzer
River Road by Jayne Ann Krentz
A Love Shared by Chrissie Loveday
Ties that Bind by Chrissie Loveday
The Last Resort by Alison Lurie
A Family Affair by Fern Michaels
Cop by Michael L. Middleton
Countess Conspiracy by Courtney Milan
The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
Governess Affair by Courtney Milan
The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan
The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit
I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira
Otherwise Engaged by Amanda Quick
Being Perfect by Anna Quindlen
A Short Guide to a Happy Life by Anna Quindlen
The Collector by Nora Roberts
High Noon by Nora Roberts
The Search by Nora Roberts
Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
Ghostwalk by Rebecca Stott
A Wedding to Die For by Leann Sweeney
My First Love by Callie West
Old Fort Benton, Montana: Early Fur Trading Post with Blackfoot Indians and Head of Navigation on the Missouri River by Ye Galleon Press

One Commentto Silver City Public Library Adult Summer Reading

  1. Kate Rauner says:

    Congrats to Silver City Library – I love that you included a variety of genres.

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