First at Four: Summer reading recommendations

First at Four: Summer reading recommendations

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Heading to the beach or pool? The only thing that can make that summer day better is a good book.

Carla Sarratt a librarian at the New Hanover County Library's Northeast branch shared her list for this summer on WECT News First at Four Thursday. Watch to see which one you may want to check out.

Here are her recommendations:

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein is a popular children's fiction title.

See Me is another classic love story by Nicholas Sparks

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson is a popular nonfiction title about the sinking of the Lusitania.  It was published last year to coincide with the 100th anniversary.

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah has been a very popular historical fiction title set during World War II.

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is another historical fiction involving a French girl and a German boy trying to survive the devastation of World War II.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman is the story of a grumpy old man who finds unexpected friendship with his new next door neighbors.

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll is described as Sex & the City if Carrie Bradshaw had a closet full of skeletons instead of shoes.

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain transports readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s where we meet Beryl Markham, horse trainer, adventurer, and aviator

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes is a popular romance novel that debuts as a movie tomorrow in the theaters.

You can find more recommendations from New Hanover County's librarians here.

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