About Our Reading – 2013 #7 Looking ahead for 2014

about our reading 2013 3In December I asked our staff if they wouldn’t mind answering some questions about the books they read in 2013.  The answers have been posted in this blog during the last few weeks.  Today’s post is the last in the series, in which we look ahead to our reading for 2014.

If you have enjoyed the series and have any other questions you would like me to pose to the staff about their reading, please let us know in the comments section below.

2014Is there a book you have been putting off reading and are hoping to read in 2014?

Not putting off exactly but reading at an extremely slow pace: Middlemarch by George Eliot.  I like to read it when I know I will have a long uninterrupted block of time which does not happen too often. I hope to finish it in 2014! – Sonia, Readers’ Services Librarian

One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson – Neela, Head of Acquisitions

Winter of the World by Ken Follett – Audrey, Media Clerk

Perhaps about a 100 books – but who’s counting! – Brenda, Reference Librarian

The Stand by Stephen King – Stacey, Readers’ Services Librarian

11/22/63 by Stephen King: I need to finish it. – Amy, Children’s Librarian

Battle Magic by Tamora Pierce – set between two of her earlier books, it fills in a gap in the timeline and explains the emotional change several of the characters went through after being caught up in a war in a foreign country. – Erica, Reference Librarian

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon – Evelyn, Readers’ Services Librarian

Is there a book(s) coming out in 2014 that you are looking forward to reading?

Woman Reading in a GardenThe Book of Life by Deborah Harkness, Red Rising by Pierce Brown, Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah and Shadow Spell by Nora Roberts. – Stacey, Readers’ Services Librarian

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor – seriously, this one can’t come out soon enough! – Erica, Reference Librarian

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness – Evelyn, Readers’ Services Librarian

Edge of Eternity by  Ken Follett, third book in the 2oth Century Trilogy – Betty P., Reference Librarian

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd – Jackie, Head of Readers’ Services

The Last Dead Girl by Harry Dolan, The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson and Hangman by Stephan Talty – Ed, Head of Reference Services

The Rise and Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman and the sequel to The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith/J. K. Rowling which is rumored to be coming out in 2014. – Sonia, Readers’ Services Librarian

– posted by Sonia, Readers’ Services


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