May 14 - August 25, 2018
Why let kids have all the fun? Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer with the best books around. Read or listen to five books between May 14- August 25, 2018 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun Milwaukee Public Library goodies.
- To sign up, visit any MPL location for a reading log. Receive a coupon for one free used book from the Friends of Milwaukee Public Library (while supplies last).
- Keep track of your books on this reading log.
- Return completed log to any MPL by Saturday, August 25 and enter for a chance to win a prize.
- One entry per participant. Ages 18 +
A special thank you to our 2018 prize sponsors!
Explore Our Booklists:
- Literary Fiction
- Science & Nature
- Current Events
- Self - Help
- Literary Travel Books
- Short Story Collections
- Beach Reads
- Rediscover a Classic
- Wisconsin Author
- Pride Month
by Jasmine Guillory
Surprised by her new boyfriend's jumbotron proposal at a Dodgers game, Nikole is rescued from the public humiliation of having to say no by a handsome LA doctor.View on CountyCat
A Spark of Light
by Jodi Picoult
When a deranged gunman forces his way into the Center, a women's reproductive health services clinic, and takes hostages, the police hostage negotiator discovers his daughter is inside the clinic.View on CountyCat
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
by Hank Green
The first to document the appearance of the Carls, giant robot-like statues, April May finds herself at the center of an intense international media spotlight that puts her at risk.View on CountyCat
by Paul Willetts
A portrait of 1920s con artist Edgar LaPlante describes how he amassed millions through a fraudulent charity, his seduction of a wealthy Austrian countess and his friendships with celebrities and powerful world leaders.View on CountyCat
by Susanna Kearsley
As war is raging, young French Canadian lieutenant Jean-Philippe de Sabran is captured and billeted with a Long Island family, becoming an unwilling and unwelcome guest that soon has feelings for the daughter of the house, Lydia Wilde.View on CountyCat
A River of Stars
by Vanessa Hua
Betrayed by the boss who is also the father of her unborn child, an undocumented Chinese factory worker is forced to flee and reinvent herself in San Francisco's Chinatown in the desperate hopes of securing American citizenship for her baby.View on CountyCat
Good Luck With That
by Kristan Higgins
When a lifelong friend and fellow weight-loss camper passes away, two grieving women attempt to fulfill her final wish that they overcome the body-image and self-esteem issues they have battled since childhood.View on CountyCat
Rust & Stardust
by T. Greenwood
Traces the story of the eleven-year-old kidnapping victim whose 1948 abduction inspired Nabokov's "Lolita," recreating in detail Sally Horner's exploitation and assault by predatory former inmate Frank LaSalle.View on CountyCat