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Three Finalists Announced for One Book – One Lincoln

One Book - One LincolnLincoln City Libraries (LCL) today announced the three finalists for the 2020 One Book–One Lincoln Community Reading Program. The finalists are:

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

book cover images for Bad blood, Dear Edward, and The Dutch HouseThe book selection process began in February when an 18-member selection team of community readers narrowed the 259 nominations down to the top three. The community is invited to vote to select the top title for the 2020 reading program. The deadline for voting is July 31. Ballots are available online only at or @LNKlibraries on Facebook.

The books are available in print, compact disc, downloadable audio and ebook formats and may be borrowed by placing reservations through the library catalog at

LCL has sponsored the annual program since 2002 to encourage reading and dialogue by creating a community-wide reading and discussion experience.

For the shortlist of the Top Ten titles for 2020, see this issue of the One Book – One Lincoln online newsletter.