June is Audiobook Month

June is an Audiobook month. No matter which format they come in, audiobooks are great for road trips. Audiobooks are an entertaining way to catch up on great reads. Audiobooks also supports literacy and improves comprehension. Look for these award winning audiobooks at Rockwall County Library: Anderson, Laurie Halse. Shout (YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young … Continue reading June is Audiobook Month

Normal People by Sally Rooney

In this novel, two teenagers avoid each other at school yet are also fiercely, strangely attracted to one other. The two come from different worlds. Marianne has a much higher socioeconomic status than Connell. Her parents are barristers whereas Connell is raised by a single Mom. Connell's mother is, in fact, a housekeeper for Marianne's parents. Due to some quirk … Continue reading Normal People by Sally Rooney

Everything Under by Daisy Johnson

In this atmospheric and mythical work, a mother and daughter are fiercely attached and then violently separated. Sarah isolates Gretel from the rest of the world by raising her in a desolate riverboat community. Having almost no visitors, the two of them live in their own world and create their own language. Everything Under is … Continue reading Everything Under by Daisy Johnson

Texas Great Reads

Butterfly Yellow: A Novel by Thanhha Lai This year the Texas Center for the Book chose Butterfly Yellow by Thanhha Lai as a "Texas Great Read." Access to this book is available through January 16, 2020. Read the book by visiting this site, https://www.tsl.texas.gov/greatreadtexas Butterfly Yellow has won four major literary prizes: Cooperative Children's Book … Continue reading Texas Great Reads