2023 Summer Reading Recommendations!

Tue, 08/29/2023 - 9:45am

Find your next great read from book recommendations from Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library’s Adult Summer Reading participants!

Books patrons recommend:

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Breaking Point by C.J. Box
The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes
Where are the Children? by Mary Higgins Clark
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
Fairytale by Danielle Steel
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Why We Can’t Sleep by Ada Calhoun
Raising Ryland by Hillary Whittington
The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George
Meet Me in Another Life by Catriona Silvag
The Winners by Fredrik Backman
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
Yellow Face by R.F. Kuang
Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman
Freewater by Amina Luqman-Dawson
Tumble by C. Perez
The Hacking of the American Mind by Robert Lustig
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein
I Will Find You by Harlan Coben
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
Bridge to Terabithia by Catherine Patterson
At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier
Running Blind by Lee Child
The Spy’s Daughter by Adam Brookes
Lyrial by Garth Nix
Rough Sleepers by Tracy Kidder
Jennie O. by Elizabeth Ogilvie
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Night of the Living Rez by Morgan Talty
This Other Eden by Paul Harding
The Drowning Sea by Sarah Stewart Taylor
Signal Fires by Dani Shapiro
The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama
Between the Mountain and the Sky by Maggie Doyne
Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See

Red at Night by Jerry Farnham
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
The Sentence by Louise Erdrich
Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots
Undercover Protection by Maggie K. Black
Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
Rooks and Ruin by Melissa Caruso
Starstruck by Sarafina El-Badry Nance
The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren
The Guest House by Robin Morgan-Bentley
The Light Pilot by David Johnston
Holes by Louis Sachar
Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar
The Outdoor Cook
My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes
The Light Pirate by Lily Brooks-Dalton
The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
Misery by Stephen King
A Coup of Tea by Casey Blair
The Winners by Fredrik Backman
The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner
The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman
American Whitelash by Wesley Lowery
Horse by Geraldine Brooks
Geneology of a Murder by Lisa Belkin
American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin
The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand
Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson
Untold Power by Rebecca Roberts
Lucky Turtle by Bill Roorbach
Sloop of War by Alexander Kent
Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
Four Novels of the Eighties by Elmore Leonard
Ace by Angela Chen
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Old Enough by Haley Jakobson
The Information by Simon Sikek
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Books NOT recommended!

It Is Wood, It Is Stone by Gabriella Burnham
The Temptation of Forgiveness by Donna Leon
Fairy Tales by Stephen King
Save the Girls by Terry Toler
Red Queen by Juan Gomez-Jurado
Where are the Children Now? by Mary Higgins-Clark
Hatchet Island by Paul Doiron
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Welcome to Beach Town by Susan Wiggs
On Earth as It Is on Television by Emily Jane
Hello, Beautiful by Ann Napolitano
The Poseidon Project by David Bosco