2022 Coronado Community READ


2022 Coronado Community READ

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CCR 2022

Click Here to submit a title for the 2022 Coronado Community READ!



Now in its sixth year, the Coronado Community READ is designed to unite the community through the shared reading of a single book. The program encourages discussion and participation in planned community-building events around the theme of the title, selected by you, the readers.

The nomination deadline for the 2022 READ has been extended.  Nominations will be accepted from the community until November 14. See selection criteria below.

The Coronado Community READ Selection Committee, comprised of Coronado Public Library staff, community partners and local book club members, consider all nominated titles, apply the established criteria to narrow the field down to 10 and then to 5 titles.

The following criteria are used to select the title:

  • The book should have broad appeal and potential to engage the community taking into consideration a range of adult readers of varying ages, literacy levels and life experience
  • The book should be well-written and have compelling elements as characters, plot, and/or theme, included in its narrative and promote the exchange of ideas in the community
  • The book should be available in a variety of formats (paperback, audio, large print)
  • The book should be fairly recent and published within the past 5 -10 years.

Other considerations:

  • Is the author still living? Does the author have a national or regional reputation?
  • Is the book by a California/San Diego/Southern California author?
  • Fiction or non-fiction, memoir? Narrative non-fiction? Alternating fiction and non-fiction each year.
  • Is there a film or theater adaptation of the book?
  • Is the title available in other languages?
  • Does the book contain sensitive matter?
  • Is the book an award winner?

Do you have a suggestion for the 2022 Coronado Community Read?
Enter your suggestion on Comment Coronado CLICK HERE
Feel free to include the author's name.

The open suggestion period is from October 18 through November 14.

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