Whether you are looking for a "beach read" or want to transport yourself from staycation to summer adventure, check out Bailey Library's Reading Room for the latest 2012 books.
Mystery buffs can choose from Stolen Prey by John Sandford, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn or the Skeleton Box by Bryan Gruley. James Patterson fans will be enthralled with Private Games or might enjoy Eleventh Hour.
Looking for romance? Check out Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts or a fun & flirty Lizzy and Diesel novel entitled Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich. Another Janet Evanovich novel (written along with Dorien Kelly) is Love in a Nutshell that delivers romantic suspense, small-town antics, secretive sabotage and lots and lots of beer!
Rhonda Byrne (author of Secret) is back with a new book, Magic. She promises to open readers' eyes and bring them to a dream life.
Two new books on the sports scene are Big Miss: my years coaching Tiger Woods by Hank Haney and One Shot at Forever: a small town, an unlikely coach and a magical baseball season by Chris Ballard.
Ghostly appearances from a deceased spouse help a recent widower through his loss and into recovery in The Beginner's Goodbye by author, Anne Tyler.
All these summer reads and more can be found in the Reading Room, second floor of Bailey Library. Stop by and browse for more "novel" ideas.