What’s On Your Summer Reading List?

Can you believe summer is here? Well you probably can since we’ve been having some serious record hot, scorching temperatures here in the South! Moreover, what’s summer without a great glass of southern sweetened iced tea or lemonade, and some good reads to wet our literary appetite? Well, leave it to Oprah Winfrey to come up with her 2010 Summer Reading List. There may be some books listed that you read and probably some you intend to read, but there is a variety of genres to choose from. O’s Summer List includes:

Kings of the Earth By Jon Clinch

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake By Aimee Bender

Someone Knows My Name By Lawrence Hill

Words That Matter By The Oprah Magazine – HarperStudio

Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It By Maile Meloy

If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This By Robin Black

My Name Is Mary Sutter By Robin Oliveira

The Madonnas of Echo Park By Brando Skyhorse

Parrot & Olivier in America By Peter Carey

Dombey and Son By Charles Dickens

Elizabeth Street By Laurie Fabiano

The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott  By Kelly O’Connor McNees

The Hundred-Foot Journey By Richard C. Morais

What Is Left the Daughter By Howard Norman

Father of the Rain By Lily King

The Passage By Justin Cronin

American Music By Jane Mendelsohn 

The Summer We Read Gatsby By Danielle Ganek

Someone Will Be with You Shortly: Notes from a Perfectly Imperfect Life By Lisa Kogan

How Did You Get This Number  By Sloane Crosley

For more information and a brief description of these books, click on this link to learn more: http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/Summer-Reading-List-Summer-Books/1

If you have any good reads that you would like to share with our audience, please include the book’s title and author’s full name. If you have a link to the book, feel free to include that too.

Good reading everyone!


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