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Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) 2020: Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) 2020

A list of e-books

Image of a young cartoon character reading on top of a D.E.A.R. sign.

D.E.A.R. is a national festival that encourages people to prioritize reading in their daily activities, and will take place on April 12th. Take advantage of the Waukegan Public Library’s online e-books during the month of April!  Enjoy using Hoopla, Over Drive, Biblioboard, and more on the e-resources webpages, found at


In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado 

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir by Saeed Jones

Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Overstory by Richard PowersCover of Daring Greatly

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club) A Novel by Jeanine Cummins

The Mamba Mentality How I Play by Kobe Bryant

Open Book by Jessica SimpsonCover of Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You: A Novel by Celeste Ng

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Cover of Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant Harari

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be
by Rachel Hollis

The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss by Jason Fung

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