Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: North Carolina

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

North Carolina


  1. Life after Life DB076418
  2. Nowhere Else on Earth DB051830
  3. Moon Women DB052459
  4. Changing Places: Things I Learned at the NC State School for the Blind in the 1950s DBX01231
  5. Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue DBX01133
  6. The Last Rose of Summer DBX01221
  7. Tar Heel Traveler: Journeys Across North Carolina DBX01195

Large Print

  1. Final Curtain LT017034
  2. Moonshine: A Life in Pursuit of White Liquor LT008903
  3. Carolina Pride: A Novel of Romance Nestled in the Heart of the Tar Heel State LT031288
  4. Time is a River LT035382
  5. Southern Fried LT028010
  6. Just as I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham LT033067
  7. Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind LT026643


  1. Raleigh’s Eden BRX00357
  2. Tar Heel Ghosts BRX00840
  3. The Constitution of North Carolina: Its History BRX01434
  4. Indians in North Carolina BRX00775
  5. Art in North Carolina BRX00995
  6. The Old Man and the Boy BRX00948
  7. North Carolina, From its Glorious Past to the Present BRX01164

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!


About nclbph

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North Carolina as a part of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. It is also a part of the network of regional libraries operated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
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