Summer Reads

June 2024 View more

Books in a Naperville Public Library bag

Whether you’re hammocking or relaxing poolside, ’tis the season to log some reading time. With so many beach reads and page-turners out there, we asked our librarian friends at the Naperville Public Library for some of their top selections:

For adults

Famous in a Small Town by Viola Shipman
Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Q. Sutanto
Same Time Next Summer by Annabel Monaghan
Meet Me at the Lake by Carly Fortune
One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

For teens

Rez Ball by Byron Graves
Blood Debts by Terry J. Benton-Walker
Thieves’ Gambit by Kayvion Lewis
I Hope This Doesn’t Find You by Ann Liang
The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Deya Muniz

For kids

Have You Seen My Invisible Dinosaur? by Helen Yoon
Roll, Roll, Little Pea by Cécile Bergame, illustrated by Magali Attiogbé, translated by Angus Yuen-Killick
Mexikid: A Graphic Memoir by Pedro Martin
How to Catch a Polar Bear by Stacy DeKeyser
Don’t Trust the Cat by Kristen Tracy


Photo: Julie Duffin