Locust Valley Library Summer Reading Program
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   Children's Summer Reading 2013       Teen Read 2013!       Adult Summer Reading 2013   
The program has not started yet but will begin on Monday, June 30, 2014.
Important Messages
Registration begins May 28th. Submit your book reviews beginning June 24th. Once you have read three books this summer stop by the circulation desk for a special Locust Valley Library Mug. Are you an e-reader user? Great! Visit us online and download library books using our Overdrive link(Click on e books under cool links)!Register online for summer reading program, rate and/or review your book. You are now eligible for a raffle to win one of our Adult Summer Reading Prizes:)))
Reviews
Title
Two Kisses for Maddy
Author
Matthew Logelin
Review
A sad and true story of a man who meets his wife when they were in high school, go to college, get married and decide to have a baby. Wife has a terrible pregnancy and one day later, even before she held her baby, she dies. Story about a father and daughter going thru the worse times of their lives.
Genre
non-fiction
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Title
The good Father
Author
Noah Hawley
Review
What a fantastic book. All about a father's view of what happens when his son is convicted of shooting a presidential candidate. What parents will do to protect their children.


Genre
fiction
Rating
Title
The first warm evening of the year
Author
Jamie M Saul
Review
What a slow read. Not really enjoyable at all. Got up to page 159 and still hoping to finish it one of these slow boring days.
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
Summer Sisters
Author
Mary Alice Monroe
Review
Another fabulous book by Mar Alice Monroe! Takes place In South Carolina On the Outer Islands. Sounds beautiful. This Story is about relationships between 3 sisters that have the same father but different mothers, and a grandmother whom the spend their summers with on a island off of Charleston South Carolina.
Rating
Title
Family Pictures
Author
Kristin Hannah
Review
Great Beach Read
Rating
Title
& Sons
Author
David Gilbert
Review
Very good but dragged during the third quarter. Nice allusion to A Separate Peace at the end!
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
The Night Ferry
Author
Michael Robotham
Review
Another good mystery/thriller from this author.
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Title
The Drowning Man
Author
Michael Robotham
Review
The second book from the author - good mystery/thriller
Genre
mystery
Rating
Title
The Book Whisperer
Author
Donalyn Miller and Jeff Anderson
Review
A teacher written book that offers insight into ways to encourage students to become enthusiastic readers.
Genre
nonfiction
Rating
Title
Firefly Lane
Author
Kristin Hannah
Review
Great book about friendship, family, love.
Rating
Title
Changing the Game
Author
Jaci Burton
Review
This is part of the Play-By-Play Series and the are a fun quick read especially f you like to mix romance and sports. This one is about Gavin, the sexy baseball player and Liz, his beautiful agent.
Rating
Title
Coconut Cures
Author
Bruce Fife
Review
Good book about all the amazing health benefits of using coconut. Including coconut oil, coconut water and coconut milk. Many useful uses and cures. Well worth it to check it out.
Rating
Title
The Chocolate Chip Muder
Author
Joanne Fluke
Review
First book in Joanne Fluke's Cookie Murder series. It sets the tone of the characters in Lake Eden Minnesota. Easy, realxing, fun and enjoyable read. As a bonus-Great dessert recipes.
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
A day with a perfect stranger
Author
David Gregory
Review
A woman meets God on a plane while on a business trip.
Rating
Title
Beautiful day
Author
Elin holder brand
Review
Great fast read about a family returning to their home in Nantucket to celebrate the youngest child's wedding.
Rating
Title
And Then I'll Be Happy
Author
Kristen Houghton
Review
Short stories on how to get out of situations, and find happiness! Very inspiring!
Rating
Title
I'll See You Again
Author
Jackie Hance
Review
An extremely sad and true story of how a mom copes with the loss of her 3 children. The family is from LI and the accident happened on the Taconic parkway. The car was driven by the aunt and they were returning from a camp weekend.
Genre
Non-fiction
Rating
Title
The Chocolate Money
Author
Ashley Prentice Norton
Review
A great summer beach read!
Rating
Title
The Time Keeper
Author
Mitch Albom
Review
Who invented time? This book explores the answer and brings to the reader food for thought. One individual chooses cryogenics another chooses suicide. But wait till you read an awesome time connection these two people have. Not a clock watcher.
Genre
My own book
Rating
Title
Promise Me
Author
Richard Paul Evans
Review
Great quick read, enjoyed from beginning to end. Full of surprises along the way.
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