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Fiction Books About Water

Looking for a few good titles to read for the Adult Summer Reading program? Here are a few recommendations compliments of the Michigan Center For the Book — and because they are fictional stories set in Michigan you can choose to use them for either Stage I (Water) or Stage II (Michigan Author or Setting)!

Fresh water: women writing on the Great Lakes by Alison Swan, editor

Starvation Lake: a mystery by Bryan Gruley

The water dancers by Terry Gamble

If one of these titles isn't right for you, The Michigan Center for the Book has several other Michigan Book Lists available!

Seaside Settings

The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club by Gil McNeil

The beach house by Jane Green

The Beach Club by Elin Hilderbrand

Happiness Key by Emilie Richards

Pawleys Island: a Lowcountry tale by Dorothea Benton Frank

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Have your own suggestions? Leave them in the comments for others to enjoy!


Thu, 2010-06-03 16:34
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Mon, 2010-06-21 19:38
The Weight of Water by Anita Shreve Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund
Tue, 2010-06-22 19:41
Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor. I bought it in Ireland, but it is available on Amazon.
Thu, 2010-06-24 20:46
The River Wife by Jonis Agee