Traverse City School Summer Reading Lists

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Attention Traverse City area students!  Class might be getting out for the summer, but you should probably remember to grab your required summer reading soon.  We've got the books you need on hand now.  Check out the full list (organized by class), get the details on your assignments, and start the new school year off right!

Assigned Summer Reading


Celebrate Audiobook Month!

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019


June is Audiobook Month!

Did you know that listening to downloadable audiobooks is the fastest-growing way to experience a book?  That's why we've made it easy to get started with Brilliant Books Audio!  Whether it's for the hands-free convenience, the amazing portability, or the sheer variety of books available, there are plenty of reasons to try listening to a book.  Here are a few more you may not have considered.

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Man Booker International 2019

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Prior to 2016, the Man Booker Prize was open only to UK authors, but the addition of the Man Booker International Prize now helps highlight the works of superb authors and translators from around the world.  The nominated titles are originally published in a language other than English, and the prize is split between the author and English translator.  This year's winner was announced at an event on May 21st.  Is it in your to-read pile yet?

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2019 Nebula Awards

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Sci Fi and Fantasy fans rejoice!  The Nebula Award winners are here!  The Nebulas recognize the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the United States, as selected by members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and are considered among the most prestigious awards for these genres.  Have you read all the winners yet?

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Thank You, James Patterson!

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

For the past four years, bestselling author James Patterson has recognized the hard work and dedication of hundreds of booksellers at independent bookstores across the country with his Holiday Bonus program.  Nominated by customers, publishers, authors, and coworkers for their love and knowledge of books, these booksellers each received a gift ranging from $750 to $1,250. 

In previous years, a total of $250,000 has been distributed to deserving booksellers, including three right here at Brilliant Books!  This year...

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