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What Are You Reading? Tell Us About It for a Chance to Win a Kindle!

We're assembling a list of summer book recommendations and rewarding one Patch reader with a Kindle just for helping.

What are you reading right now?

What did your kiddos finish reading last night?

Summer is in full swing, and so is the popular summer reading program at the ().

And at Patch, we're continuing to build our 2012 Summer Reading Guide–and looking for readers to help. Post a comment with your reading recommendation; one commenter will be chosen at random on Friday, July 20, to win a new Kindle e-Reader.

And, speaking of reading recommendations, Patch has put together (with the help of bestselling author James Patterson) a list of age-specific titles that you should check out.

  • Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina and more.
  • The Houdini Box By Brian Selznick and more.
  • Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos and more.
  • One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia and more.

If you like any of these, or have other well-loved books to share, tell us all about it. Post a comment with your book recommendation (for kids or adults) by noon Friday, July 20, to enter.

A Patch editor will pick a winner at random; that winner will be contacted Friday afternoon and will have until noon Monday to respond in order to claim the prize. The Kindle we're giving away is the 6-inch version shown here.

The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. And this wouldn't be a contest without a .

What have you read this summer?

Jeff Szostek July 20, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson MD
Alice McCardell July 20, 2012 at 04:12 PM
That is one of my favorite books of all time.
City of Dearborn July 20, 2012 at 07:35 PM
What a great idea, Amal! Sounds like a tactic parents should employ with their kids to encourage summer reading...
City of Dearborn July 20, 2012 at 07:49 PM
Thanks for entering, everyone! We have picked a winner, so we're just waiting on confirmation from them, and we'll announce them on Monday.
Mary Jo Durivage July 20, 2012 at 10:40 PM
Millie, You may wish to check out the library's Classics Revisited Book Club which meets the third Wednesday of the month from 6:15 - 7:30 PM, September through May. There is information on the library's website http://dearbornlibrary.org/

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