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.
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.