Voting is now open for the 2023 Clinton County Reads. This edition of the county-wide reading program features a list of five titles to choose from.
The nominated titles are:
The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green [book] [ebook] [eaudiobook]
Bestselling author Green provides funny, detailed reviews on different facets of our human-centered planet on a five-star scale, charting the contradictions of contemporary humanity.
Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal [book] [ebook] [eaudiobook]
A young girl navigates a tumultuous childhood to become one of the top chefs in the country in this debut novel that features triumph, heartbreak – and recipes.
The Sentence by Louise Erdrich [book] [eaudiobook]
This unusual novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Erdrich features an independent Minneapolis bookstore that is haunted for a year by its most annoying customer.
Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig [book] [ebook]
Taussig, a disability advocate with a PhD, tackles themes of accessibility, identity, bodies, and representation in this essay collection based on a lifetime of experiences in a paralyzed body.
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler [book] [ebook] [eaudiobook].
Avoiding any spoilers for this provocative novel, 18-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of Fern, whom Rosemary loved like a sister.
The ballot now is available online!
You also may vote by calling your library, sending the title of your selection to Clintoncountyreads@yahoo.com or visiting the event's Facebook page.
Clinton County Reads is a month-long event each spring that invites the entire county to read one book and attend various programs and book discussions in order to bring everyone closer together.
Clinton County Reads is sponsored by the Blanchester Public Library, Sabina Public Library, and Wilmington Public Library.