Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

Want some help finding books?

Try BookMatch, the library’s personalized book recommendation service.
Novelist (requires a library card), Goodreads, and the NPR Book Concierge are great resources for browsing different genres.
Check out the library’s Reader’s Resources page to see even more resources for finding books.
Stop at the Information Desk anytime to discuss book choices.

Book Awards

Agatha Awards (Mysteries)
Andrew Carnegie Medals
Booker Awards
Edgar Awards (Mysteries)
Eisner Awards (Comic Industry Awards)
Hugo Awards (Science Fiction)
Locus Awards (Science Fiction/Fantasy)
National Book Awards
Nebula Awards (Science Fiction/Fantasy)
PEN/Faulkner Award
Pulitzer Awards
Stonewall Book Award (LGBTQIA+ books)
Women’s Prize for Fiction

The Summer Reading Challenge is made possible by the Thomas F. Kilfoil Memorial Bequest, West Hartford Library Foundation.