Here are some books our TAB members have read and loved recently. We’ve included the call number so you can come and get them at Reston Regional Library! All summaries are taken from Novelist unless otherwise noted.
In Cold Blood, Truman Capote (364.1523 C)
Presents Capote’s masterful account of the senseless 1959 murders of four members of a farm family in Holcomb, Kansas, and the search for the killers, Richard Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward Smith.
This Adventure Ends, Emma Mills (YFIC MIL)
Sloane isn’t expecting to fall in with a group of friends when she moves from New York to Florida especially not a group of friends so intense, so in love, so all-consuming.
The Secrets of the Wild Wood, Tonke Dragt (YFIC DRA)
One of the King’s most trusted knights has vanished in the snow, so young Sir Tiuri and his best friend, Piak, must journey into the shadowy heart of the forest to find him. The Wild Wood is a place of mysteries, rumours and whispered tales. A place of lost cities, ancient curses, robbers, princesses and Men in Green.
London Calling, Edward Bloor (YFIC BLO)
Seventh-grader Martin Conway believes that his life is monotonous and dull until the night the antique radio he uses as a night-light transports him to the bombing of London in 1940.
My Most Excellent Year, Steve Kluger (YFIC KLU)
Three teenagers in Boston narrate their experiences of a year of new friendships, first loves, and coming into their own.
Atonement, Ian McEwan (FIC MCE)
In 1935 England, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses an event involving her sister Cecilia and her childhood friend Robbie Turner, and she becomes the victim of her own imagination.
Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple (FIC SEM)
When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her.