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Wethersfield Public Library Summer Reading Registration!

You can register (click the link above) for the Wethersfield, CT Summer Reading Program. The program begins on June 19th and ends Monday, August 14th. Read and review three books and receive a Reading Light. Read and review six books and receive a Gift Card to a Wethersfield Eatery. For every book you read, your name will be automatically entered into a grand prize drawing for a Samsung Galaxy Tab A! Winner will be chosen on August 15th.

Here are some reader reviews to help you find your next summer read!

The Guineveres by Sarah Domet
Four adolescent girls, each named Guinevere, are abandoned by their families to the care of the nuns at The Sisters of Supreme Adoration convent. Having lost everything, the girls bond based on their names and grow to become each other’s confidants and family. Condemned to be sequestered in the convent until they reach the age of 18, the girls engage in a multitude of escapades to survive the grim life inside the convent walls. Interspersed throughout the book are chapters outlining the lives a number of female Catholic saints. These stories shaped the attitude of the nuns who are charged with bringing up these girls. This is a very engaging coming of age novel.

The Summer of Us by Holly Chamberlin
Three strangers meet when they rent the same house for the summer. All of them are looking to make a change and find strength in each other. Good reminder that the only person that can change you is yourself.

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Dark Places was certainly "dark". Quick read, suspenseful. Thought I figured it out but there was a twist!

Confessions of a Domestic Failure by Bunmi Laditan
Super fun and perfect for mom's trying to hold it together. I hope there is a follow up.

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
A fascinating book from which the popular movie is based. The book goes into greater detail about the lives of the women and their families overcoming great obstacles and succeeding in a white, male dominated math and science fields in the segregated south. Their fortitude to succeed when so much was against them is inspiring.