Third Time’s the Charm: Winning Trilogies

Shelf RenewalIf you like team contact sports played on ice, or if you simply live in Chicago, you are aware that the Chicago Blackhawks just won their third Stanley Cup in six seasons. With three, luxuriously long months of summer upon us, what better time to celebrate stories that go on and on and on.


All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy

hunger gamesCity of Glass, by Paul Auster

A Discovery of Witches, by Deborah Harkness

Divergent, by Veronica Roth

Fall of Giants, by Ken Follett

Fifth Business, by Robertson Davies

Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson

Gods and Generals, by Jeff Shaara

The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck

The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss

Orxy and Crake, by Margaret Atwood

The Passage, by Justin Cronin

Quicksilver, by Neal Stephenson

Under the Never Sky, by Veronica Rossi

Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel




About the Author:

Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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