Dedicated to all the teachers and budding bookworms looking for some good books for the summer! Our contributor Mr. Devere Kelley of East Kentwood High School Library, Grand Rapids, MI put together the Best Fiction for Adults 2015 Summer Reading List. We will be sharing more of his recommendations monthly. So share with your friends or create a book club with these recommendations. Enjoy!
14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson — Detective Lindsay Boxer and her three best friends are back and recovering from the events that pushed them all to the edge. 384 pgs. 2015
The Blondes: a novel by Emily Schultz — Hazel Hayes is a graduate student living in New York City when she learns she is pregnant from an ill-advised affair with her married professor. More worrisome than the shock of this discovery is the apocalyptically bad timing; random but deadly attacks, all by women with light hair, have begun terrorizing the city’s inhabitants. 400 pgs. 2015
At the water’s edge by Sara Gruen —After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis’s father, a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son’s inability to serve in WWII due to his being colorblind. 348 pgs. 2015
Beautiful daughters by Nicole Baart — Adrienne Vogt and Harper Penny were closer than sisters, until the day a tragedy blew their seemingly idyllic world apart. Afraid that they got away with murder and unable to accept who they had lost—and what they had done—Harper and Adri exiled themselves from small-town Blackhawk, Iowa, and from each other. 384 pgs. 2015