This year’s books are recommended by Tess Gerritsen, best selling Maine Mystery Writer of the “Rizzoli & Isles Series.” One of the ReadME books is fiction— “Paris Was the Place” by Susan Conley and one nonfiction—”After the Eclipse: a mother’s murder, a daughter’s search” by Sarah Perry.

Reading the book? Join the Facebook page ReadME 2019 to chat with fellow readers.

The season will culminate with an episode of Maine Calling, aired in front of a live audience at Bangor Public Library on Thursday, August 29th, 1:00 - 2:00 PM. Join Maine State LibraryMaine Calling, and Maine Humanities Council for a live discussion with this year's ReadME Recommending Author, Tess Gerritsen, as well as featured authors, Sarah Perry and Susan Conley.

Four copies of each book will be available for checkout at the Bangor Public Library and we'll help you find other copies when ours are out! Just come by the Reference Desk. 

We do ask that you provide us with your opinion--about the book you read and the program.  Opinion/review sheets will be located in the back of the books. 

If you read one or both of these books, please enter the Summer Book Challenge competition. The entry box is located in the Reference Department.

Contact Candis Joyce in the Bangor Public Library's Reference Department with questions at 947-8336 ext 127 or