Still in need of ways to spend the time inside? Well, we come bearing gifts of some great books and authors to add to your summer reading lists. Check out these great storytellers, and be sure to share what you thought of the books with us!
- Owen McKenna mystery series by Todd Borg
Looking for some thrilling mysteries to solve? This 17-book series has all kinds of twists and turns to have you guessing “who done it?” Follow former San Francisco homicide detective McKenna’s adventures through South Lake Tahoe.
- Roughing It by Mark Twain
Mark Twain may be the most famous writer to coin a phrase here in Nevada. Go on a trek with the eccentric writer through the Wild West from 1861 through 1867 in this semi-autobiographical piece.
- Battleborn by Claire Vay Watkins
The first collection of short stories set in a variety of Nevada settings that digs into the redemption of characters of all kinds. As the winner of several awards, you’ll want to pick up the boom and see why Claire has made her mark in Nevada’s history.
- The River Underground: An Anthology of Nevada Fiction edited by Shaun Griffin
If you’re not sure what kind of story you’re looking to get lost in, try this compilation of works written by some of Nevada’s top writers.
- This is Burning Man: The Rise of a New American Underground by Brian Doherty
If you find yourself missing Burning Man, pull this book from the shelf and dig into what has been described as the best chronicle of the annual festival.
- The Man in the Wheatfield by Robert Laxalt
It wouldn’t be a Nevada reading list without a book from one of the first two writers named to the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, Robert Laxalt. Dive into a thrilling read of good vs. evil taking place in Nevada’s desert.
Spend some of the summer digging into Nevada’s history and creating some of your own for you and your family! If you have any recommendations on other great Reno reads, be sure to share them with us, and if you ever want to learn about the current real estate market, contact the David Morris Group. We’re happy to help you find out what your home is worth, search for a new home, or manage your property. Give us a call at (775) 828-3292.