Your New Favorite Reading List for the Rest of 2022

While the summer is almost over, and we are likely all a little bummed about that, fall is the perfect time to compile a list for your favorite books to snuggle under a blanket and crack open! Winter in Alpena can be rough, but a good book can always pull your mind away from the snow flurries and blistering wind of the outdoors. Our Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library is an amazing place to escape and snuggle into a nook to read away the cold days, and lucky for us, they have compiled two great lists of the top books for adult readers and the top books for young adult readers for the rest of 2022.

First, our adult readers may enjoy these fiction titles:

*One Italian Summer  by Rebecca Serle

*Groundskeeping by Lee Cole

*The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

*Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Adult readers may also enjoy these nonfiction titles:

*Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience

by Brené Brown

*Out of the Corner by Jennifer Grey

*Trout Water, A Year on the Au Sable by Josh Greenberg

*Taste: My Life through Food by Stanley Tucci

Recommendations provided by: Jessica Luther, Interim Director, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library

Secondly, here are some titles that young adult readers may enjoy:

*Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

*Heartstopper series (#1-4) by Alice Oseman

*Never Saw You Coming by Erin Hahn

*Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe

*Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah Price

*In the Wild Light by Jeff Zentner

*From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry by Paula Yoo

*The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

Recommendations provided by: Sara Grochowski, Head of Youth Services, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library

Our Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library here in Downtown Alpena holds all of these titles and many more for our community to enjoy. There is so much to discover and use to grow your mind in the library, and these top titles are a great way to get started on some engaging stories as we head into the fall and winter months! 

The library also has a kid’s section with great picture books and toys laid out and they have a teen section so each member of the family no matter how young or old can enjoy their time whenever you visit the library. There are so many ways that you can enjoy the library and there is a story there for everyone. Using these lists of top books, we hope that the community will come downtown to enjoy the library and all that it has to offer!

To visit the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library, go to 211 N First Ave, Alpena, MI. For more information on the library, follow their Facebook and Instagram pages.

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