2015 Hot Reads for Cold Nights   
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About the program
Warm up with a good book this winter at Troy Public Library's
3rd Annual Adult Winter Reading Program: Hot Reads for Cold Nights, from January 5 through March 12.

To participate, submit a brief review of each title you read or listen to during the program period. You don't have to write a novel, but please include enough information for the review to be helpful to someone who is thinking about choosing that title. A short paragraph will do.

Each week, two lucky readers will receive a prize, and a Grand Prize of a Kindle Paperwhite eReader and case will be awarded at the conclusion of the program. Prizes will be awarded by random drawings from all reviews submitted, and are provided by the Friends of the Troy Public Library.

So warm up the long, cold Michigan winter nights with some hot reads from the Library. Stop by the Adult Information desk for suggestions, or check out our Bookletters booklists.

Happy reading!
Reviews
Title
The Peach Keeper
Author
Sarah Addison Allen
Review
Willa Jackson grows up in a small southern town where the Osgoods, a high-society family, reside. Paxton Osgood and Willa's Grandmothers were best of friends. When Willa learns of skeletons in the closet, or in this case, under the peach tree, a family secret is uncovered which will forever connect Willa and Paxton.
Rating (5 = best)
Title
The Cure for Dreaming
Author
Cat Winters
Review
I thoroughly enjoyed this. This was about women's rights and hypnotism and it was at times weird but entertaining. The only reason I gave this a rating of 4 not 5 is because there was some insta-love/infatuation though I suppose that could be partly attributed to the characters "magic".
Rating (5 = best)
Title
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer
Author
Michelle Hodkin
Review
When I reached 3/4 of the way through this book I thought this would end up a 2 but I'm rating it a three because I loved the ending and the cliff-hanger. However there are some serious issues with this book, mainly the romance. The guy is over controlling and too perfect. There's also some issues with shaming girls for their sexuality and some pretty cliche characters. This was not as heavily focused on plot and the supernatural as I first thought it would be, but I still enjoyed it.
Rating (5 = best)