Four Books to put on Your End-of-Summer Reading List
Not sure what to pull off the bookshelf next? Emmaus Patch to the rescue with five summer reading suggestions from Emmaus Patch Facebook friends.
Here are some end-of-summer reading suggestions based on what Emmaus Patch Facebook friends had to say about what they’ve been reading lately:
- “Mrs. Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children,” written by Ranson Riggs –
The story of a boy who follows clues that take him to an abandoned orphanage on a Welsh island. Two Emmaus Patch Thumbs Up. “It was a really good book and different from anything I have read lately.”
- “The Help,” written by Kathryn Stockett –
The story of African American maids working for whites in Mississippi in the 1960s. Two Emmaus Patch Thumbs Up. “I was sad when I was finished, didn't want to say goodbye to the characters.”
- “Zeitoun,” written by Dave Eggers –
The true story of a Muslim family's experiences in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Two Emmaus Patch Thumbs Up. “An amazing, award-winning story.”
- “Unbroken,” written by Lauren Hillenbrand –
A biography of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete and World War II hero. One Emmaus Patch Thumbs Up. “Awesome.”
- “Fifty Shades of Grey,” written by E.L. James –
One Emmaus Patch Thumbs Down. “Sucked. Poorly written and a waste of time!”
- Next on the reading lists of Emmaus Patch Facebook fans –
"This is Where I leave you" by Jonathan Tropper, Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln" and "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova.
What to you think of these summer reading suggestions? What's next up on your summer reading list? Tell us in the comments below.