Barrington Area Library Staff Club
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Welcome to Summer Reading 2016
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Club Information
Welcome to the Summer Library Club for Barrington Area Library staff. Set up an account with your name and email address, log in, and share your reviews and ratings of the books you read and listen to this summer.

Don't know what to read? Why not try an e-book or e-audiobook? OverDrive e-books and audiobooks can be downloaded right from our catalog. Don't have an e-reader? Check one out from Adult Services - they're preloaded with great things to read!

We'll announce a date in August when we'll gather for an ice cream social and a drawing for prizes - the more you read, the better your chances of winning!
Reviews
Title
A Court of Mist and Fury
Author
Sarah Maas
Review
The second book in the Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy amps up the romance, twists, and adds more characters. A little too long for my taste, but still enjoyable.
Genre
YA Fantasy
Rating
Title
Something New
Author
Lucy Knisley
Review
This graphic novel memoir chronicles Lucy's preparation for her wedding. Funny, heartfelt, and filled with funny wedding facts this is great fun.
Genre
Adult graphic novel.
Rating
Title
Cold-Hearted Rake
Author
Lisa Kleypas
Review
Interesting secondary characters made up for the overbearing men.
Genre
Historical Romance
Rating
Title
The Girls
Author
Emma Cline
Review
This brooding, dark, impeccably written new novel details one young woman's 1969 summer, in which she becomes seduced by a cult that culminates in violence. -Allison, YS
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
Becoming Grandma: the joys & science of the new grandparenting
Author
Stahl, Lesley
Review
Lesley Stahl researches and interviews other grandparents to find out the positive affects that grandchildren have on grandparents. Lesley offers her own experiences with her 2 granddaughters and the positive affects on her and her husband's health.
Genre
Biography
Rating
Title
Save Me a Seat
Author
Sarah Weeks
Review
This book covers one weeks but says a lot about a child's adaption to a new environment and bullying.
Genre
juvenile fiction
Rating
Title
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
Author
Steve Sheinkin
Review
This is an excellent recommendation for a student looking for nonfiction. Well written and very readable.
Genre
juvenile nonfiction
Rating
Title
A Little Life
Author
Hanya Yanagihara
Review
This book is extremely long and sad yet I was still glad I read. We learn the main characters story through his friends over a 30 year period.
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