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 (have you helped your kids log their reading time yet? You have until Aug. 9). 

We're continuing to build our 2012 Summer Reading Guide and looking for Patch readers to help. Post a comment with your reading recommendation; one commenter will be chosen at random on Friday 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?

Rochester Hills Mom July 20, 2012 at 03:42 PM
One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
Lisa Garr July 20, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Our book club read that this month, Judy...should be a fun conversation!
Eridon July 20, 2012 at 03:56 PM
I am reading Anticancer: A new way of life. Basically the science of foods and health.
Cheryl Stewart July 20, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Confessions of a Shopaholic - Sophia Kinsella.
Kristin Bull July 20, 2012 at 04:02 PM
Thanks to all who have commented — what a great collection of summer reads. We have closed the comments and will contact the winner (check your email) shortly.


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