Past Summer Reading Guides

2020 marks the 9th year I’ve put together a summer reading guide. Sign up for the 2020 guide or click on any past year below to find a great read that won’t have a wait list at the library.

2019

SUMMER READING GUIDE

WHOLLY UNEXPECTED LOVE STORIES
FAMILIES ARE COMPLICATED
(NOT) JUST FOR JANEITES
HISTORY COMES ALIVE
TELL ME SOMETHING TRUE
GRIPPING SUSPENSE

2018

SUMMER READING GUIDE

EASY READING NOVELS
TWISTY MYSTERIES
FAMILIES ARE COMPLICATED
HEROINES YOU CAN ROOT FOR
INTENSE EMOTIONALLY RESONANT STORIES

2017

SUMMER READING GUIDE

TWISTY NOVELS
HISTORY+
THOUGHT-PROVOKING STORIES
INTENSE NOVELS
FAMILIES ARE COMPLICATED
BEACHY READS

2016

SUMMER READING GUIDE

ADDICTIVE SERIES
GRIPPING NOVELS
COMPELLING NOVELS
ENGROSSING BOOKS
BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN NOVELS
SPELLBINDING STORIES

2015

SUMMER READING GUIDE

STYLE AND SUBSTANCE
GET SMART
HIT THE ROAD
BADASS WOMEN
CAN’T PUT DOWN
FLIGHTS OF FANCY
BEACHY

2014

SUMMER READING GUIDE

BREEZY NOVELS
SHORTS & SINGLES
SOUTHERN FICTION
ON THE BIG SCREEN
FOODIE MEMOIR
GRIPPING NOVELS
NERDY FICTION

2013

SUMMER READING GUIDE

NEW RELEASES
BESTSELLERS
THOUGHTFUL & FUNNY
READING & WRITING
CLASSICS THAT AREN’T DREARY
CRIMES & CAPERS

2012

SUMMER READING GUIDE

NEW THIS SUMMER
GROWTH BOOKS
CAPERS
KID LIT
BESTSELLERS
ADVENTURE
CLASSICS NEW & OLD
AND MORE…