What Are We Reading?

Here’s what the Adult Services Librarians have been reading this month.  Tell us what books you’ve taken on vacation this summer!

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How to Find a Good Book to Read

Do you ever want something different to read but don’t know where to look or how to find it? Of course, you can always come to the Ask a Librarian desk and talk to one of us for suggestions. But if you’d like to just browse and see what’s generating buzz in the book world, here are a few resources to check out.

Book Page – a free, monthly newsletter provided by the library with author interviews, blogs, book and audio reviews.read cor


The Sunday Book Review– The New York Times – a classic source of reviews, covering fiction, non-fiction, children’s books along with bestseller lists in print and eBooks. Many of the reviews are written by other well-know authors and subject experts. This can found in the newspaper section.


Bookmarks – located with the other magazines, Bookmarks provides in-depth reviews, reading lists and book club profiles. You can find some unheralded gems in here as well as the occasional flashback to bestsellers of the past.read cor 2

What Are We Reading?

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Here’s what the Adult Services Librarians are reading this month.  What are you reading during these last days of summer?

First Page

Were you at our Books, Beer, Barbeque and a Band event last Friday? Did you play the “First Page” game? If not, you still have a chance to play! The board is on top of adult audiobooks bookshelf near the Compass Rose on the first floor of the library.  And…here are the answers!

  1. 50 Shades of Grey, E. L. Grey
  2. The Help, Kathryn Stockett
  3. Marley and Me, John Grogan
  4. Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, Helen Simonson
  5. My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult
  6. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
  7. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
  8. The DaVinci Code, Dan Brown
  9. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen
  10. Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
  11. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
  12. Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
  13. One for the Money, Janet Evanovich

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