10 to Try

Expand your reading horizons, meet authors, and connect with other readers during 10 to Try, our 2017 Reading Challenge!

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10 to Try Check-in: August 10 to Try Check-in: August

By Emily
It's summer! In the spirit of taking it easy, I chose Read a Book Recommended by KCLS Staff this month and let someone else pick my book. I…
It's summer! In the spirit of taking it easy, I chose Read a Book Recommended by KCLS Staff this month and let someone else pick my book. I…
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10 to Try Mystery Challenge: NW Authors 10 to Try Mystery Challenge: NW Authors

By Jackie
With a raspy voice caused by an attack that also left a scar running across her neck, Native Alaskan Aleut Kate Shugak investigates the dis…
With a raspy voice caused by an attack that also left a scar running across her neck, Native Alaskan Aleut Kate Shugak investigates the dis…
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5 Reasons to Attend a KCLS Reading Party… 5 Reasons to Attend a KCLS Reading Party…

By Jenny
This summer KCLS presents Reading Parties in the Park. Everyone is welcome to stop by some of the gorgeous parks throughout King County and…
This summer KCLS presents Reading Parties in the Park. Everyone is welcome to stop by some of the gorgeous parks throughout King County and…
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How One Man Overcame Tragedy How One Man Overcame Tragedy

James Osborne’s story is unique and compelling, and if you have ever suffered loss, you will draw hope from his inspiring story.
James Osborne’s story is unique and compelling, and if you have ever suffered loss, you will draw hope from his inspiring story.
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10 to Try Check-in: July 10 to Try Check-in: July

By Emily
This month for 10 to Try, I tackled Read a Debut. I chose Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile, a debut published in 2014 (also in eBook, large p…
This month for 10 to Try, I tackled Read a Debut. I chose Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile, a debut published in 2014 (also in eBook, large p…
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10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Graphic Nov… 10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Graphic Nov…

By Jackie
Want to see more of Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock? Now you can linger over illustrations of him in a manga version of the hit TV show! F…
Want to see more of Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock? Now you can linger over illustrations of him in a manga version of the hit TV show! F…
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Summer Author Events Summer Author Events

Catch up on your reading, meet the authors of some fascinating fiction and nonfiction titles, and get inspired to pick up your next read!
Catch up on your reading, meet the authors of some fascinating fiction and nonfiction titles, and get inspired to pick up your next read!
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Pub Trivia, Internet Cats & Park Parties Pub Trivia, Internet Cats & Park Parties

By KCLS Social
My childhood summers were spent devouring books by flashlight during thunderstorms, in home-made blanket forts and sandy beach chairs durin…
My childhood summers were spent devouring books by flashlight during thunderstorms, in home-made blanket forts and sandy beach chairs durin…
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10 to Try Check-in: June 10 to Try Check-in: June

By Emily
Happy Audiobook Month! Since we're celebrating audiobooks all month, seems appropriate to finish the Listen to an Audiobook category for 10…
Happy Audiobook Month! Since we're celebrating audiobooks all month, seems appropriate to finish the Listen to an Audiobook category for 10…
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10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942 10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942

By Jackie
When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in ch…
When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in ch…
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The Word is Out: 2017 Audiobook of the Y… The Word is Out: 2017 Audiobook of the Y…

By Tandra
Attention fellow audiobook lovers: Winners of the 2017 Audies are announced! As a shameless audiobook snob, I have been impatiently looking…
Attention fellow audiobook lovers: Winners of the 2017 Audies are announced! As a shameless audiobook snob, I have been impatiently looking…
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Adult Summer Reading Adult Summer Reading

Participate in the summer reading experience you enjoyed growing up.
Participate in the summer reading experience you enjoyed growing up.
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Books Featured at Summer Author Events Books Featured at Summer Author Events

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Check out these books and then meet the authors at KCLS libraries this summer!
Check out these books and then meet the authors at KCLS libraries this summer!
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10 to Try: May is for Mysteries 10 to Try: May is for Mysteries

By Jenna
I am not the biggest mystery fan. I know - this is blasphemy when May is Mystery month and one is a librarian who is supposed to love ALL t…
I am not the biggest mystery fan. I know - this is blasphemy when May is Mystery month and one is a librarian who is supposed to love ALL t…
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