Adult Reading Challenge

adults reading

We've partnered with the Spooner Memorial Library for the 2nd annual Adult Reading Challenge!

From November 1, 2017 through May 1, 2018, read any ten of the sixteen books in the challenge.  Receive an entry for every book you finish.  Those who read at least ten of the titles can win a $60 gift certificate to the bookstore.  Those who read at least one book can win a $30 or $20 certificate.   All entries are due by the end of the day on May 1st.  Drawing will take place on May 2nd at 2 p.m. at the library.  You do not have to be present to win.

The Challenge this year is "Exploring Our Place in the Universe"  with 16 titles in as many genres.  Eva Apelqvist has again come up with a great list!

See the list below, or pick up a list at the store or library.  All books are available at the store and the library, although copies may not always be in stock.  (Even though it says "usually ships in 1 to 5 days", the book are generally in stock at  the store).

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 8:00pm
Event address: 
Northwind Book & Fiber
205 Walnut St.
Spooner, WI 54801
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World Cover Image
By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771642484
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2016

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780345418913
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Del Rey Books - June 23rd, 1997

Dear Martin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101939499
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

The Power of Myth Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385418867
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor Books - June 1st, 1991

The Sparrow Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780449912553
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - September 8th, 1997

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399185045
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Avery Publishing Group - September 20th, 2016

Glass Houses Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250066190
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - August 29th, 2017

Waiting for Godot Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802144423
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - May 17th, 2011

The House of the Scorpion Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780689852237
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon Pulse - May 1st, 2004

Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385523394
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Spiegel & Grau - March 8th, 2011

Everything I Don't Remember Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501138034
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Washington Square Press - September 12th, 2017

Reflections from the North Country Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780816629930
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Minnesota Press - September 1st, 1998

Black Elk Speaks Cover Image
By John G. Neihardt, Philip J. Deloria (Introduction by), Vine Deloria (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780803283916
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bison Books - March 1st, 2014

A Knight in Shining Armor Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451665635
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gallery Books - March 27th, 2012

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems & Drawings Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780060572341
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - February 18th, 2014

The Trial Cover Image
By Franz Kafka, David Wyllie (Translator)
$5.00
ISBN: 9780486470610
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dover Publications - July 1st, 2009