Wake Up Call: Summer Reading

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May 262013
 

On the May 26th Wake Up Call, Host Rick Moore Talks too Lindsay Ideson and Meredith Dickens, both branch managers for Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and Chris Oakley, owner of Oakley’s Gently Used Books. They will be sharing suggestions for all genre’s on what should make your summer reading list as well as discussing Digital vs Print books, Series vs Stand Alone books, and Charlottesville’s annual book festival.

Book List
Startide Rising-David Brin
Mara, Daughter of the nile- Eloise Jarvis McGraw
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie- Alan Bradley
100 Cupboards – N. D Wilson
The Queens Man- Sharon Kay Penman
Double Cross- Ben Macintyre
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened- Jenny Lawson
Me Before You- Jojo Moyes
India Black- Carol K Carr
Mr. Churchill’s Secretary- Susan Elia Macneal
Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore- Robin Sloan
The Shadow of the Wind- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Jun 112009
 

Libraries all over the country host summer reading programs for kids, complete with prizes — but why should youngsters have all the fun? This year, the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library plans to include the grown-ups in a program called Master the Art of Reading (pdf). In this podcast, Elizabeth McCullough of WriterHouse talks with Krista Farrell, the library’s assistant director and manager of the Central branch in downtown Charlottesville. Listen to find out how you can Master the Art of Reading.