Have a favorite book that would be great as the next Battle Creek Reads selection? Click here to submit your suggestions and watch for the opportunity to vote for next year's selection coming this summer!
Ted Gup, author of A Secret Gift, will speak at Burnham Brook Community Center on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm).
Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train, will speak at the Lakeview Middle School auditorium on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 7:00pm (doros open at 6:00pm).
What is Battle Creek Reads
What it is: Battle Creek Reads is a community-wide reading program where people can connect through a shared reading experience.
How it works: Everyone in the community has the chance to read the same books and participate in a variety of events such as book discussion groups, an author visit, and other fun activities.
To suggest a title for the next Battle Creek Reads please call Battle Creek Reads Project Manager Cheryl Cavalear at (269) 968-8166 x504
Past Battle Creek Reads Titles
2006 - Pay it Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde
2007 - Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
2008 - The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
2009 - How Starbucks Saved My Life by Michael Gates Gill
2010 - The Soloist by Steve Lopez
2011 - The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
2012 - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
2013 - Eighty-Dollar Champion by Elizabeth Letts The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
2014 - The Leisure Seeker by Michael Zadoorian An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff