Each year, librarians on LM_NET collect suggested titles for teacher summer reading, this is the first compilation I've seen for the year. I'll keep adding to it as I find more titles that might interest you.


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Suzanne Arruda's Jade del Cameron series
Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series
Jasper Fforde's Nursery Crimes series
Richard Foster's Celebration of Discipline and Freedom of Simplicity
Lester Laminack
Jodi Picoult
David Sedaris (Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy
and Denim
, etc...)
Nancy E. Turner’s trilogy, These Is My Words, Sarah’s Quilt, and The Star Garden
Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs series
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Agent ZigZag by Ben Macintyre
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Kingsolver
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Book Thief by Mark Zusak
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
The Color of Water by James McBride
Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 by Rick Atkinson
The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat
Double Cross by James Patterson
Dreaming Southern by Linda Bruckheimer
Feed by M.T. Anderson
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles by Jennifer Lee
Girls of Tender Age by Mary Ann Tirone-Smith
Glass Castle by Jeannette Wall
Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life by Beverly Lowry
Healing the Shame that Binds You by John Bradshaw
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Hold Tight by Harlen Coben
Infected by Scot Sigler
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family by Martha Raddatz
The Minotaur by Barbara Vine
Mistaken Identity
Our Man in Havana
by Graham Greene
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Red Azalea by Anchee Min
Red Rover by Diedre McNamer
Rhett Butler's People by Donald McCaig
Teach like your hair's on fire
Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
This One and Magic Life by Anne George
Three cups of tea by David Oliver Relin and Greg Mortenson
Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
The Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
A whole new mind: Why right-brainers will rule the world by Dan Pink
World Without End by Ken Follett