Irondequoit Public Library Summer Reading 2013
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Program Description
Anyone 18 years-old and above is welcome to participate in the adult summer reading program! Fill out an entry form at the library or submit a review online for each book, eBook, or audiobook you read. One title per entry. Weekly winners will be drawn each Monday and there will be a grand prize at the end of the summer. The program begins Friday, June 21st and runs through Friday, August 2nd.

First-time users, click Sign Me Up to create an account. Once you are logged in, click on “Add/See Books” to create an online book review. Fill out the review and click “Save” to submit. All submitted reviews are eligible for the weekly raffle.


Book Reviews
Title
Gone Girl
Author
Jillian Flynn
Rating
Good.
Summary
A women disappears from her home under suspicious cicumstances and her husband is a suspect.
Enjoy?
I did. It was pretty intense and had some twists and turns that made it interesting reading.
Suggest?
Yes, if people like stories that keep them hanging.
Title
Learned Optimism
Author
Martin E.P. Seligman
Rating
Good.
Summary
This book outlines easy-to-follow techniques, based upon decades of research, that can help people rise above pessimism and the depression that can result from negative thoughts.
Enjoy?
Yes. The author explains in reader friendly terms how optimism can be acquired and used to significantly improve the quality of life. The book includes simple to take tests that can indicate present levels of optimism/pessimism as well as how a reader can recognize their "explanatory style".
Suggest?
Yes. This book offers worthwhile advice to help readers manage their "self-talk", and improve their relationships with others including family, co-workers, etc.
Title
The Racketeer
Author
John Grisham
Rating
Good.
Summary
Malcolm Bannister caught with money laudering,which he said, he knew nothing about. Next thing he knows the judge puts him away for 10 yrs. He befriends a drug dealer. And he finds out that a federal judge is quilty of bribery,and taking gold for payment. That same judge is killed, and the gold gets stolen from him. Malcolm barters with the Feds. If he gives them the judge (killer) he walks. New identity,money and a new life.
Enjoy?
yes, Just when you think you know whats going to happen it changes, and goes into a different direction.
Suggest?
Yes, I have read more thrilling books. But,this one keeps you interested.
Title
Fly Away
Author
Kristin Hannah
Rating
Eh.
Summary
After Kate dies her family and friends have trouble keeping it all together.
Enjoy?
I did not enjoy this book as much as I have other books by Kristin Hannah. I felt that it was pretty depressing.
Suggest?
I would if they like Kristin Hannah.