Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Summer reads

Here's a list of the books I've read this summer.  This does not include books read for storytime. Bolded titles are recommended reads. A few notes are included.  Want to know more?  Just ask!
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater - 2012 Odyssey award honor; 2012 Printz award honor.
Voyager by Diana Gabaldon - Book 3 of the Outlander series. My second time listening.

Picture Books:
How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan 
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce 

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein - Possible Printz contender?  Beginning has a few issues, but over a great read. (WWII historical fiction - female pilot and female spy)
The Year of the Beasts by Cecil Castellucci 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine #1) by Ransom Riggs 
Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt 
The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, #1) by Jennifer A. Nielsen 
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Bardugo 
Wonder by R. J. Palacio - Possible Newbery contender?
My Family for the War by Anne C. Voorhoeve (WWII historical fiction)
Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth 
The Humming Room by Ellen Potter 
Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth 
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 
Snow in Summer: The Tale of an American Snow White by Jane Yolen

1 comment:

Sweet B said...

How to Babysit a Grandpa is excellent!