Tuesday, July 16, 2013

More Summer Reading Suggestions

Still looking for your next summer read? Check out these literary mysteries – more than a typical whodunit, these books feature complex characters, intriguing storylines, and rich language.


The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco

The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield

The Alienist, by Caleb Carr

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: a Savannah Story, by John Berendt

In the Woods, by Tana French

The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold

Snow Falling on Cedars, by David Guterson

The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova

An Instance of the Fingerpost, by Iain Pears

Mystic River, by Dennis Lehane

Spade & Archer: the Prequel to Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon, by Joe Gores

The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern


These books are another way to interpret this year’s theme: Beneath the Surface. As you read your books, please log your progress on the Library's summer reading website. Or, you may keep track of them on your paper log and return the completed log to a librarian at the Reference Desk.


- Emily Miller


Reference Department