revitalize rē • vī • tə • līz
v.: to imbue with new life, vitality, or energy
148 participants read 1,457 books and completed 96 activities.
A round of applause for all of you!
We were revitalized this summer with the Summer Reading Challenge for adults. Thank you all for participating! From June 14 through August 31, participants read books and completed activities in the summer reading categories, and earned chances to win bi-weekly and grand prizes.
|Remarkably Bright Creatures, by Shelby Van Pelt|
|Romantic Comedy, by Curtis Sittenfeld|
|The Five-Star Weekend, by Elin Hilderbrand|
|Yellowface, by R. F. Kuang|
|Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus|
|Mad Honey, by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan|
|The Thursday Murder Club, by Richard Osman|
|And Every Morning The Way Home Gets Longer and Longer, by Fredrik Backman|
|Demon Copperhead, by Barbara Kingsolver|
|Pineapple Street, by Jenny Jackson|
|The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, by Taylor Jenkins Reid|
|Spare, by Prince Harry|
|Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, by Gabrielle Zevin|
Read a book…
#1: with a blue cover
#2: from your to-be-read pile
#3: recommended by a friend or family member
#4: that is a mystery or thriller
#5 (tied): that is a coming of age/growing up story
#5 (tied): that is historical fiction
#7: biography or memoir
#8: that was published in the last year
#9: that is an ebook or eaudiobook
#10: that is non-fiction
The Summer Reading Challenge was made possible by the Thomas F. Kilfoil Memorial Bequest, West Hartford Library Foundation.