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!
Before I go by Colleen Oakley — A heart-wrenching debut novel in the bestselling tradition of P.S. I Love You about a young woman with breast cancer who undertakes a mission to find a new wife for her husband before she passes away. 320 pgs. 2015
Blood sweep: a Posades County mystery by Steven F. Havill — Gifted fifteen-year-old Francisco Guzman has become an internationally renowned concert pianist, touring the world under the auspices of his music conservatory. That gives his mother, Posadas County Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman, plenty of reason to worry–and that’s magnified when she learns that he’s in Mexico’s crimeridden Mazatlan for a concert series where he may be the target for scam artists and kidnappers. 306 pgs. 2015
The bone tree by Greg Iles — Greg Iles continues the electrifying story begun in his smash New York Times bestseller Natchez Burning in this highly anticipated second installment of an epic trilogy of blood and race, family and justice, featuring Southern lawyer Penn Cage. 816 pgs. 2015
Can’t find my way home by Carlene Thompson — Brynn Wilder must confront a dark and dangerous walk back into her traumatic past” .Eighteen years ago, twelve-year-old Brynn Wilder s life changed forever when her father and a teenage girl were severely injured in a brutal attack in the woods. Jonah Wilder died, but fifteen-year-old Tessa Cavanaugh survived to tell the world about her horrific ordeal, and Brynn s devoted father was soon identified as the infamous Genessa Point serial killer. Brynn and her family fled the town, and Brynn swore never to return. 256 pgs. 2015