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B.Y.O.B(ooks).: Your Favorite Beach Reads


B.Y.O.B(ooks).: A Book That Made You Laugh Out Loud!
Discussions held on June 15, 2022 at Bennett Martin Public Library and June 16, 2022 at Walt Branch Library
Groups led by Charlotte M. (Bennett Martin Public Library) and Deanne J. (Walt Branch Library)

Bennett Martin Public Library

The Hummingbird
by Sandro Veronesi (Veronesi)
recommended by Bailey

Get a Life, Chloe Brown
by Talia Hibbert (Hibbert)
recommended by Bailey

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder
by Holly Jackson (YA Jackson)
recommended by Bailey

Honey Girl
by Morgan Rogers (Rogers)
recommended by Bailey

Shag’s Family Style: Championship Recipes for Feeding Family and Friends
by Shaquille O’Neal with Rachel Holtzman, Matthew Silverman, and Matthew Piekarski (641.5 One)
recommended by Charlotte

No Quick Fix
by Mary Calmes (not in library collection, although the other 3 volumes in the series are available as eBooks) (contemporary M/M romance)
recommended by Charlotte

by Robert Crais (Crais)
recommended by Charlotte

Darkness Dawns
by Diane Duvall (Duvall)
recommended by Charlotte

The Princess Bride
by William Goldman (Goldman)
recommended by Charlotte

The Husband
by Dean Koontz (Koontz)
recommended by Charlotte

Big Sky Country
by Linda Lael Miller (Miller)
recommended by Charlotte

by John Scalzi (Scalzi)
recommended by Charlotte

The Rosie Project
by Graeme Simsion (Simsion)
recommended by Charlotte

Any of the Jeeves & Wooster novels and stories
by P.G. Wodehouse (Wodehouse)
recommended by Eric

Rosenkrantz and Gildenstern Are Dead
by Tom Stoppard (various call numbers)
recommended by Eric (who says the movie is better!)

Walt Branch Library

Queen Bee
by Dorothea Benton Frank (Frank)
recommended by Barbara

The Last Original Wife
by Dorothea Benton Frank (Frank)
recommended by Barbara, who also recommends anything by Elin Hilderbrand

The Forest of Hands and Teeth
by Carrie Ryan (YA — only available in electronic formats)
recommended by Miranda

My Friend Anna: The True Story of the Fake Heiress Who Conned Me and New York City
by Rachel DeLoache Williams (Williams)
recommended by Deanne

The Devil in the White City
by Erik Larson (364.152 Lar)
recommended by Deanne