Category Archives: summer reading

Time to Go Says Ms. Picoult

Jodi Picoult is at it again with last year’s best selling book Leaving Time: A Novel. Continue reading

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Seventeen Hours of Solitude, or Springfield and Back Again

Are you going on a long road trip this summer and looking for some entertainment to make it less onerous? Continue reading

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Modern Romance for Summer

Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg PN6231 .D3 A57 2015 Browsing Collection, 2nd floor I’m taking a somewhat wayward look at summer reading today for those of you inclined towards nonfiction. I’m more of a fiction … Continue reading

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The Book Thief

This lengthy and leisurely story is set in small town Nazi Germany and follows the life of a young illiterate girl, Liesel, from when she’s fostered at age nine into her teenage years. Continue reading

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Animals taking Earth back: summer thrills

There are so many choices if you want to read or view something ridiculous about scary critters this summer! I recently saw the latest Jurassic flick, which did not disappoint because I’m a sucker for a huge dinosaur lowering its … Continue reading

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Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Finders Keepers by Stephen King is hot, hot, hot! It’s at the top of the New York Times Best Sellers list and on our shelf. Continue reading

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Beaton Around the Bush

Hot off the presses, Andersen Library has the latest novels by M.C. Beaton. M.C. Beaton is one of Marion Chesney’s many pseudonyms, and one of the most prolific. As Chesney she specializes in historical romances, but as Beaton she’s a … Continue reading

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Diana Gabaldon and That Highlander

School is out and summer is practically upon us. What better time to instigate a course of summer reading. First on the list should be the English/Scottish time travelling Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. Set primarily in the mid-20th and … Continue reading

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University Novels

Summer is drawing to a close and now our minds turn back to academia. In just a week the fall semester will begin here at UW-Whitewater and our leisure reading time may dwindle. Continue reading

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Cozy Mysteries for Rainy Days

When the weather turns toward rain and wind I automatically think of settling in on the sofa with a “cozy mystery.” Continue reading

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