BRADFORD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY

2019 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

"A UNIVERSE OF STORIES"

 

                                             

 

New York Times BEST SELLERS LIST (July 28, 2019)

These best sellers are in our collection in print and audiobook format. Check them out.

 

FICTION:

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner (5 weeks on the list)

The story of two sisters, Jo and Bethie Kaufman, and their life experiences as the world around them changes drastically from the 1950's.

 

Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand (4 weeks on the lis)

The Levin family undergoes dramatic events with a son in Vietnam, a daughter in protests and dark secrets hiding beneath.

 

Backlash by Brad Thor (3 weeks on the list)

Cut off from any support, Scot Harvath fights to get his revenge.

 

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The Reckoning by John Grisham (22 weeks on the list)

A decorated World War !! veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

 

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (8 weeks on the list)

A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

 

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (45 weeks on the list)

A concentration camp detainee tasked with permanently marking fellow prisoners falls in love with one of them.

 

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (42 weeks on the list)

An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

 

Under Currents by Nore Roberts (New this week)

Echoes of a violent childhood reverberate for Zane Bigelow when he starts a new kind of family in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.

 

Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomer (7 weeks on the list)

Annie Marlow forms new relationships in the Pacific Northwest as she tries to recover from tragedy.

 

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert (6 weeks on the list)

An 89-year-old Vivian Morris looks back at the direction her life took when she entered the 1940's New York theater scene.

 

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (44 weeks on the list)

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

 

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Becoming by Michelle Obama (35 weeks on the list)

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.

 

Educated by Tara Westover (73 weeks on the list)

The daughter of survivalists, who kept is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

 

The Pioneers by David McCullough (10 weeks on the list)

The Pulizer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.

 

The Mueller Report with related materials by The Washington Post

(12 weeks on the list)

Redacted findings from the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and potential obstruction by the president.

 

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