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Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2017

Summer is here! At, this means it's time for us to share some great summer book picks with our Summer Reading Contests and Feature. We will be hosting a series of 24-hour contests for these titles on select days through August 24th, so you will have to check the site each day to see the featured prize book and enter to win. We also will be sending a special newsletter to announce the day's title, which you can sign up for here.

See the prize books being awarded in May, June, July and August.

Today's prize book is ANOTHER BROOKLYN by Jacqueline Woodson. To enter to win one of five copies, please fill out this form by Wednesday, July 26th at 11:59am ET.

- Click here to see the winners of our 2017 Summer Reading Contests.

For August, running into a long-ago friend sets in motion resonant memories and transports her to a time and a place she thought she had mislaid: 1970s Brooklyn, where friendship was everything. August, Sylvia, Angela and Gigi shared confidences as they ambled their neighborhood streets, a place where the girls believed that they were amazingly beautiful, brilliantly talented, with a future that belonged to them.

But beneath the hopeful promise there was another Brooklyn, a dangerous place where grown men reached for innocent girls in dark hallways, where mothers disappeared, where fathers found religion, and where madness was a mere sunset away.

Jacqueline Woodson’s ANOTHER BROOKLYN heartbreakingly illuminates the formative period when a child meets adulthood --- when precious innocence meets the all-too-real perils of growing up. In prose exquisite and lyrical, sensuous and tender, Woodson breathes life into memories, portraying an indelible friendship that united young lives. ANOTHER BROOKLYN is an enthralling work of literature from one of our most gifted novelists.