Summer Reading List 2016 – Adult

Summer 2017 Recommended Reads


Into the Water                                                                        Hawkins, Paula (2017)

Beartown                                                                                   Backman,  Fredrik (2017)

In this Grave Hour                                                                Winspear, Jacqueline (2017)

The Stars are Fire                                                                  Shreve, Anita (2017)

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane                              See, Lisa (2017

The Chilbury Ladies Choir                                                Ryan, Jennifer (2017)

The Orphan’s Tale                                                                    Jenoff, Pam (2017)

Lilac Girls                                                                                     Kelly, Martha Hall (2017)

A Piece of the World                                                            Kline, Christina Baker (2017)

From Sand and Ash                                                               Harmon, Amy (2016)

The Identicals                                                                          Hilderbrand, Elin (2017)

The Japanese Lover                                                             Allende, Isabel (2016)

Today Will Be Different                                                    Semple, Maria (2016

Little Paris Book Shop                                                       George, Nina (2016)

A Man Called Ove                                                                Backman, Fredrik (2015)

A Gentleman in Moscow                                                 Towles, Amor (2016)

Underground Railroad                                                      Whitehead, Colson (2016)

Summer Before the War                                                 Simonson, Helen (2016)

The Storied Life of A.J.Fikry                                          Zevin, Gabrielle (2014)

A Great Reckoning                                                             Penny, Louise (2016)

The Fix                                                                                       Baldacci, David (2017)

The Women in the Castle                                              Shattuck, Jessica (2017)

The Book that Matter Most                                         Hood, Ann (2016)

The Other Einstein                                                            Benedict, Marie (2016)

The One in the Million Boy                                          Wood, Monica (2016)

The Marriage of Opposites                                          Hoffman, Alice (2016)

The Paris Architect                                                           Belfoure, Charles (2014)

A Well-Tempered Heart                                               Sendker, Jan-Philipp (2014)

Commonwealth                                                               Patchett, Ann (2016)

My Italian Bulldozer                                                      McCall Smith, Alexander (2016)

Killers of the Flower Moon                                      Grann, David (2017)

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley                    Tinti, Hannah (2017)

The Second Mrs. Hockaday                                       Rivers, Susan (2017)

Summit Lake                                                                       Donlea, Charlie (2017)

News of the World                                                          Jiles, Paulette (2016)

Small Great Things                                                         Picoult, Jodi (2016)

The Sleepwalker                                                              Bohjalian, Chris (2017)

The Girl Before                                                                Delaney, J.P. (2017)

The Bear and the Nightingale                                 Arden, Katherine (2017)

Earthly Remains                                                              Leon, Donna (2017)

Vicious Circle                                                                    Box, C.J. (2017)

Anything is Possible                                                      Strout, Elizabeth (2017

Last Painting of Sara DeVose                                   Smith, Dominic (2016)

Saints for All Occasions                                             Sullivan, J. Courtney

The Good Braider                                                          Farish, T (2013)

The Chemist                                                                     Meyer, Stephanie (2016)

The Baker’s Secret                                                        Kiernan, Stephen (2017)

Scribe of Siena                                                                 Winawer, Melodie (2017)


Hidden Figures                                                             Shetterly, Margot Lee (2016)

Becoming Nicole                                                         Nutt, Amy Ellis (2015)

Born a Crime                                                                 Noah, Trevor (2016)

Lab Girl                                                                            Jahren, Hope (2016)

Waking up White                                                       Irving, Debby (2014)

When Breath Becomes Air                                  Kalanithi, Paul (2016)

Grandma Gatewood’s Walk                                Montgomery, Ben (2016)

Being Mortal                                                                Gawande, Atul  (2014)

A Long Way Home                                                    Brierley, Saroo (2016)

Undoing Project                                                         Lewis, Michael (2016)

Grit                                                                                    Duckworth, Angela (2016)


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