Good Summer Reads

If I scribbled fast enough while we were on the air, these are all the titles and authors of the books that were mentioned on Coffee Table on KBBI this morning. If I forgot any, or if you want to recommend your own great summer read, post them in the comments below.

Alaska books:
The Klondike Rush by Pierre Berton
Confederate Raider by Murray Morgan
50 Miles From Tomorrow by Willy Hensley
The Firecracker Boys by Dan O’Neill
The Fate of Nature by Charles Wohlforth
Ordinary Wolves by Seth Kantner
Raising Ourselves by Velma Wallis

Crime fiction:
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
A Murder of Crows by P.F. Chisholm
A Murderous Procession by Ariana Franklin
Iron River by T. Jefferson Parker
Hook, Line & Sinister, an anthology edited by T. Jefferson Parker
Junkyard Dogs by Craig Johnson

Science fiction:

The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Mouse and Dragon by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club by Gil McNeil
Tinkers by Paul Harding
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann


Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
Against Medical Advice by James Patterson and Hal Friedman

Dog books:

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
A Friend like Henry by Nuala Gardner

Cowboy books:

Monte Walsh by Jack Schaefer
The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss


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