CNN recently polled 10 top-selling authors on their favorite books for summer reading including fast, one-day reads, as well as books to savor all summer. Here are some of their suggestions:
Janet Evanovich: The Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly
Philippa Gregory: Dragonwyck by Anya Seton
James Patterson: Mr. Bridge and Mrs. Bridge by Evan Connell
Elizabeth Gilbert: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
Sophie Kinsella: The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
Augusten Burroughs: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Do you have some great summer reading recommendations? Let us know.
Visit the new Burke Centre Library
If you are out in the Burke area Saturday morning, stop by the new Burke Centre Library at 5935 Freds Oak Road, just off the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 7100). A ribbon cutting ceremony will officially open the branch at 11 a.m. followed by a day of music and fun for the whole family.