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Music To Your Ears: Summer Camp Music Week

If this week's Summer Camp theme is inspiring you to read a book that explores music, here are several suggestions, available as e-books, downloadable audiobooks, or in print.

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The Last Trial by Scott Turow

The Last Trial by Scott Turow

"In this legal thriller, Turow returns to Kindle County for lawyer Sandy Stern’s last trial. He is defending his Nobel Prize winner friend who has been accused of murder and insider trading." —Lillian

The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King

The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King

"The first book in a mystery series that follows a retired Sherlock Holmes as he trains his protégé, a teenage American girl named Mary Russell." —Jessica

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

"A story about Desiree and Stella, identical twins, who want to escape their life and end up living in two separate worlds, one Black, one white." —Gina

The Imperfects by Amy Meyerson

The Imperfects by Amy Meyerson

"When Helen Auerbach dies, her daughter and three grandchildren must unite to settle her affairs, leading to the discovery of an historic diamond set into a brooch. As they try to prove Helen's ownership of the diamond, they discover long-hidden details of her life and must come to terms with their own family dynamics." —Mary

Aunty Lee's Delights by Ovidia Yu

Aunty Lee's Delights by Ovidia Yu

"Under 300 pages, this is a fast and fun read about a witty amateur sleuth in Singapore who is hard to beat when it comes to solving crimes and cooking up mouthwatering meals." —Laura

All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

"Nicole Chung was adopted and raised by a white family in Oregon; she tries to find the truth about her Korean parents in this moving memoir." —Jessica

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

"An emotional rollercoaster of a love story and grief story that is so satisfying you won't want to put it down and will hate for it to end." —Lillian

The Last Flight by Julie Clark

The Last Flight by Julie Clark

"Gripping psychological fiction with two strong female protagonists who switch boarding passes at the airport. A plane crash leads to a series of twists and turns." —Mary

Writers & Lovers by Lily King

Writers & Lovers by Lily King

"Character-focused literary fiction about a young girl dealing with grief and holding on to her dream of becoming a writer." —Gina

The Body in the Garden by Katharine Schellman

The Body in the Garden by Katharine Schellman

"A new historical mystery series I'm excited to try. In Regency-era London, a young widow takes advantage of her newfound freedom and gets wrapped up in a murder." —Laura

The End of October by Lawrence Wright

The End of October by Lawrence Wright

"A very timely story about a WHO doctor investigating a deadly killer virus before it decimates the world. I hope it ends well!" —Anne

The Secrets of Love Story Bridge by Phaedra Patrick

The Secrets of Love Story Bridge by Phaedra Patrick

"A heartwarming story about a young father's second chance at love." —Anne

Motl, The Cantor's Son by Sholem Aleichem

Motl, The Cantor's Son by Sholem Aleichem

"Motl, a young boy, retells the comical and poignant struggles of emigrating from Russia to NYC in the early 1900s." —Anne

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