The Great American Read is back!

Explore the ways that America’s best-loved novels answer the age-old question, “Who Am I?” From life lessons to spiritual journeys, these books help us understand our own identities and find our place in the world. Airs Tuesday Sept 18 8/7c. Don’t forget to check out Jane Eyre and plenty of other novels on the list to find America’s best-loved book!

About Jane Eyre:
Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre, leads a lonely life until she finds a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the halls at night. What is the sinister secret that threatens Jane and her new found happiness? Join Jane as she learns to conquer the obstacles in her way, while learning more about herself along the way!

Visit http://www.pbs.org/the-great-american-read/books/#/ for the complete list of books on The Great American Read.

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Also, don’t forget to vote for the Adirondacks best-loved book with The Great Adirondack Read Write-in Campaign. Make sure to vote

at:https://mountainlake.org/read/

There are so many great books written and published by authors from the Adirondacks. Each week we will feature one book from the list, so make sure to keep on reading- and most of all- keep on voting!

This just in: PBS has released the top 40 best-loved books in America!

Check them out and see if your pick has made the cut:  https://www.thirteen.org/blog-post/the-great-american-read-the-40-books-in-the-lead/ 

The Great American Read has reached TWO MILLION votes in the search for America’s best-loved novel. But it’s still anyone’s game! Below are the TOP 40 BOOKS from the list of 100 that are currently leading the pack. If you don’t see your book, there is still time to change that. You can vote for your favorites each day until Thursday, October 18, 2018 at midnight PT, when voting closes. Click here to vote now.

TOP 40 BOOKS (LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER, NOT BY VOTE RANKING)

1984
A Prayer for Owen Meany
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
And Then There Were None
Anne of Green Gables
Atlas Shrugged
The Book Thief
The Catcher in the Rye
Charlotte’s Web
The Chronicles of Narnia (Series)
The Clan of the Cave Bear
The Color Purple
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Da Vinci Code
Dune
Gone with the Wind
The Grapes of Wrath
Great Expectations
The Great Gatsby
The Handmaid’s Tale
Harry Potter (Series)
The Help
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
The Hunger Games (Series)
Jane Eyre
The Little Prince
Little Women
Lonesome Dove
The Lord of the Rings (Series)
Outlander (Series)
The Outsiders
The Pillars of the Earth
Pride and Prejudice
Rebecca
The Stand
To Kill a Mockingbird
Where the Red Fern Grows
Wuthering Heights

 

Visit http://www.pbs.org/the-great-american-read/books/#/ for the complete list of books on The Great American Read. Stay tuned for more from the Great American Read, every Tuesday at 8/7c. Next Week’s theme: Who Am I? 

 

 

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