Poplar Creek Library
Adult Summer Reading Program 2015
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   Adult Summer Reading Program 2015   
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Instructions


Registration begins Monday, June 1st and ends August 10th. You may begin recording titles on Monday, June 8th. Each time you read or listen to a book after June 1st, you may record your title(s) here on our website or at selected computers located throughout the library.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Poplar Creek Public Library card. You may register here on our website or at the Fiction/Reader's Advisory desk.

Participants must read or listen to 6 books in order to complete the program. All 6 titles must come from the Poplar Creek Public Library’s circulating collection. Paperback swap books are not eligible for this program. Only titles read after you register for the program are eligible for the reading program. Pick up a prize for signing up, a prize for reading 3 books and a prize for reading 6 books plus get entered into a raffle drawing. You may read or listen to fiction or non-fiction titles.


Reviews
Title
Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist
Author
M C Beaton
Review
Agatha Raisin is quite the character running after her ex-fiancé to Cypress on an interesting adventure of intrigue
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Title
God Help the Child
Author
Toni Morrison
Review
Always a treat to read Toni Morrison. A story that keeps you reading to tie it all together. As you read you wonder what this is all about. She gives you glimmers or clues as you read but doesn't reveal it all until the end. Shows how childhood events especially suffering can shape who you are as an adult.
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Title
The Walking Dead Rise of the Governor
Author
Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga
Review
Very good book! Interesting to get the back story behind the Governor and what an awesome twist at the end. Had a hard time putting this book down!
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Title
The Cost of Courage
Author
Charles Kaiser
Review
This is the story of one family's involvement in the French Resistant in World War II. The resistance movements were very undocumented and don't get much publicity. To learn about an entire family was very interesting. The author had a personal connection to the family which allowed for an intimate look at the French Resistance from an average person's perspective.
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Title
Just Kids from the Bronx
Author
Arlene Alda
Review
This book is a compilation of people's stories who lived in the Bronx. Each chapter is 3-5 pages. I didn't realize so many people came from the Bronx. It would have been nice to hear more of each person, but it was easy to put down and pick back up.
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Title
Sudden Justice: America's Secret Drone Wars
Author
Chris Woods
Review
Thoroughly researched and heavily detailed account of the history of drones, from surveillance to assassinations. The author discusses the flaws in American drone policy and the dangers of drone combat as more and more militant and terrorist groups are using drones. Good book.
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Title
Reconstructing Amelia
Author
Kimberly McCreight
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Title
Big Girl Panties
Author
Stephanie Evanovich
Review
Not my favorite Evanovich book. More graphic than her Stephanie Plum series.
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Title
The Rosie Effect
Author
Graeme Simsion
Review
An excellent follow up to the Rosie Project!
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Title
Long, Tall Christmas
Author
Janet Dailey
Review
What a delightful read. After the loss of her husband and her home in California, Kylie Wayne and her children move in with her sweet aunt in her hometown of Branding Iron Texas. Is she able to give her children as good of a Christmas as she wants to. Can a long, tall Texan do what Kylie is trying so hard to do but having so many problems.
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