The Reading is still alive in Week Five!

AWARD WINNERS

  • Let The Right One In by John Lindquist
  • Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
  • 419 by Will Ferguson
  • The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
  • Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb
CUSTOMER PICKS

  • Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies by Joshua Waldman
  • Reworking Retirement by Freeman and Gorman
  • The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan C. Bradley
  • Why Does My Dog Do That? by Sophie Collins
  • My Soul To Keep by Rachel Vincent
  • The Purchase by Linda Spalding
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  • Seawitch by Kat Richardson
  • Gabriel’s Redemption by Sylvain Reynard
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • M is for Malice by Sue Grafton
  • People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Fables Vol.1 by Bill Willingham
  • N is for Noose by Sue Grafton
  • John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster by Sam Amirante and Danny Brodenick
BEACH READ

  • The Thief by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
  • Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich
CANADIAN

  • Into the Abyss by Carol Shaben
MYSTERIES AND THRILLERS

  • The Dinner by Herman Koch
  • Mercedes by Stephen King
  • Deadly Appearances by Gail Bowen
NOT JUST FOR TEENS

  • My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent
  • Countdown by Michelle Rowan
ROMANCE

  • Fall From India Place by Samantha Young
SENSE OF PLACE

  • The Woman from Paris by S. Montefiore
  • Groom for Greta by Anna Schmidt
  • The Fine Color of Rust by P.A. O’Reilly
  • The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  • Tenth of December by George Saunders
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Here’s What We Read in Week Four!

Half way through the Reading Game, and the entries are flying in!  Here are the books chosen by the Wheel and by customers this week:

AWARD WINNERS

  • The Best laid Plans by Terry Fallis
  • The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
CUSTOMER PICKS

  • Invisible by James Patterson
  • Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
  • Finnie Walsh by Steven Galloway
  • Strange Shores by Arnaldur Indridason
  • Day One by Nate Kenyon
  • Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
  • Gabriel’s Inferno by Sylvain Reynard
  • Inferno by Dan Brown
  • The People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  • Fragments by Dan Wells
  • How Reading Changed My Life by Anne Quindler
  • The Last Illusion by Porochista Khakpour
  • Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close
  • A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade by Kevin Brockmeier
  • Defending Jacob by William Landau
  • Looking Back by Belva Plain
  • The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon
  • The Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
  • Eye of the Needle by Ken Follet
  • How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
  • Then You Were Gone by Lauren Strasnick
  • The Collaborative Partnership Approach to Care: A Delicate Balance by Laurie Gottlieb and Nancy Feeley
  • What Alice Forgot by Liane Morarirty
  • The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Gabriel’s’ Inferno by Sylvain Reynard
  • Top Secret by Janet Evanovichthumbs up
BEACH READS

  • Summertime Death by Mons Kallentoft
  • Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews
CANADIAN

  • Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  • The Bone Cage by Angie Abdou
  • The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny
HISTORICAL FICTION

  • The Death of Kings by Conn Iggulden
  • The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak
HUMOUR

  • I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella
MYSTERY & THRILLER

  • 4 To Score by Janet Evanovich
  • The Dinner by Herman Koch
NOT JUST FOR TEENS

  • Paper Towns by John Green
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brachares
  • We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
ROMANCE

  • Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquirel
SCIENCE FICTION

  • 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad
SENSE OF PLACE

  • Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
  • Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
  • Seamanship by Adam Nicolson
  • The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings
SHORT STORIES AND POETRY

  • Writing the City: Poet Laureates of Edmonton 2005-2013
TRAVEL & ADVENTURE

  • Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
STAFF PICKS

  • The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • Low Pressure by Sandra Brown
  • Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler
  • Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
  • The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean Auel

Week Three Reads!

The Reading Game is moving right along! Here’s what we read this week:

AWARD WINNERS

  • Late Night on the Air by Elizabeth Hay
  • The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
  • TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
  • 419 by Will Ferguson
CUSTOMER PICKS

  • Ladies Night by Mary Kay Andrews
  • The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
  • 1-2-3 Magic! By Thomas W. Phelan
  • This Time I Dance! Trusting the Journey of Creating the Work You Love by Tama J. Kieves
  • Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand
  • Why Does My Cat Do That? by Catherine Davidson
  • The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
  • The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
  • Dust to Dust by Timothy Findley
  • Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  • Don’t Lick the Minivan by Leanne Shirtliffe
  • K is for Killer by Sue Grafton
  • Dangerous Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
  • Bitterweet by Miranda Whittmore
  • The Thread by Victoria Hislop
  • Life After   Life by Kate Atkinson
  • Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
BEACH READS

  • This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
  • Inca Gold by Clive Cussler
BIOS & MEMOIRS

  • Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan
  • The Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
CANADIAN

  • Local Customs by Audrey Thomas
  • Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden
CLASSICS

  • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
MYSTERY

  • Shadow Spell by Nora Roberts
  • Christmas Cookie Murder by Leslie Meier
ROMANCE

  • An Echo in the Bone by Diane Gabaldon
SENSE OF PLACE

  • Cool Water by Dianne Warren
  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker
NOT JUST FOR TEENS

  • My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent