Summer Reading List

I am reading Girl With a Dragon Tattoo, and I was inspired to read it because it’s on Indigo’s Perennial Favourites list for this summer.  If you are looking for a good book to read, and I suspect that it being summer many of you are, you should check out this list.  There are many best-sellers on there that I hadn’t remembered to read, and I certainly will now!

New & Notable:

Think of a Number, John Verdon, 2010
No and Me, Delphine de Vigan, 2010
The Swimming Pool, Holly LeCraw, 2010
The Passage, Justin Cronin, 2010
I Shall Not Hate, Izzeldin Abuelaish, 2010
The Big Short, Michael Lewis, 2010

Perennial Favourites:

Let The Great World Spin, Colum Mccann, 2009
Lullabies For Little Criminals, Heather O’Neill, 2006
Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett, 1999
Presumed Innocent, Scott Turow, 1987
Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Jane Austen, 2009
Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane, 2003
Still Alice, Lisa Genova, 2009
Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie, Alan Bradley, 2009
The Art Of Racing In The Rain, Garth Stein, 2008
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime, Mark Haddon, 2003
The Elegance Of The Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, 2008
The Friday Night Knitting Club, Kate Jacobs, 2007
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson, 2008
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, 2008
The Host, Stephenie Meyer, 2008
The Life Of Pi, Yann Martel, 2001
The Shadow Of The Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, 2006
The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger, 2003
Water For Elephants, Sara Gruen, 2006
World War Z, Max Brooks, 2006

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1 Response to Summer Reading List

  1. I tried reading The Time Traveler’s Wife (under perennial favourites)and I made the mistake of watching the movie half way through it. I didn’t like the ending and was so disappointed so I stopped reading it. When telling my friend Shayna, who lent me the book, that I could no longer pick it back up she reprimanded me for breaking the never-watch-the-movie-while-reading-the-book rule lol. She also mention A LOT that the movie did even touch upon. So, I’ll be picking the book up a second time. Thanks for sharing this list! I shall consult it for my next read.

    Cristina from FabulousSavings.ca

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