Summer Reads


Title: The Outsider

Author: Stephen King
Pages: 560 | Description: A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.

Title: When Life Gives you Lululemons

Author: Lauren Weisberger (Author of the Devil Wears Prada)
Pages: 370 | Description: Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.

Title: Before We Were Yours

Author: Lisa Wingate | Pages: 354 | Description: A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

Title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Author: Gail Honeyman | Pages: 327 | Description: A young women’s well-ordered life is disrupted by the I.T. guy from her office.


Title: Calypso

Author: David Sedaris | Pages: 205 | Description: A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.

Title: Hillbilly Elegy

Author: J.D. Vance | Pages: 287 | Description: A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.

Title: Am I There Yet?

Author: Mari Andrew | Pages: 223 | Description: In the journey toward adulthood, it is easy to find yourself treading the path of those who came before you; the path often appears straight and narrow, with a few bumps in the road and a little scenery to keep you inspired.

Title: Factfullness

Author: Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund | Pages: 353 | Description: A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.

Sports and Fitness

Title: Shoe Dog: A memoir by the creator of Nike

Author: Phil Knight | Pages: 483 | Description: Nike founder, Phil Knight, illuminates his company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

Title: Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms

Author: Tim Tebow | Pages: 226 | Description: Most of us have been on the receiving end of rejection, a broken dream, or heartbreak. And while this is not an easy space to go through, when we are grounded in the truth, we can endure the tough times.

Title: Tiger Woods

Author: Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian | Pages: 660 | Description: Based on years of reporting and interviews with more than 250 people from every corner of his life, this is the defining biography of Tiger Woods.

Title: Living with the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me about Happiness, Gratitude, and Focus

Author: Jesse Itzler | Pages: 281 | Description: Authory Jesse Itzler offers an illuminating, entertaining, and unexpected trip for anyone looking to feel calmer and more controlled in our crazy, hectic world.

Young Adult and Children’s Series

Title: The Hate You Give

Author: Angie Thomas | Pages: 294 | Description: A 16-year-old girl sees a police officer kill her friend.

Title: The Hazel Wood: A Novel

Author: Melissa Albert | Pages: 60 | Description: Alice must go to her deceased grandmother’s estate to rescue her mother.

Title: Harry Potter

Author: J.K. Rowling | Books: Seven | Description: A wizard hones his conjuring skills in the service of fighting evil.

Title: Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard | Pages: 320 | Description: A girl with a special power conceals herself in the elite world of a gifted race.

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