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Books about Town Festivities

As Pipestone gears up for the Water Tower Festival later this week, we’ve got a list of books featuring town celebrations and festivities. If you enjoy cozy mysteries, you are in luck, because we discovered no one loves a festival setting like cozies.

Middle Grade Fiction

  • Summerlost by Ally Condie
  • Eva’s Treetop Festival by Rebecca Elliott
  • The Maple Festival by Poppy Green
  • All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson
  • Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan

Young Adult Fiction

  • Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot
  • Caraval by Stephanie Garber
  • Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
  • Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills
  • The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls by Jessica Spotswood

Adult Fiction

  • Silence of the Llamas by Anne Canadeo
  • Chocolate Falcon Fraud by JoAnna Carl
  • Once Upon a Grind by Cleo Coyle
  • Cinnamon Roll Murder by Joanna Fluke
  • Spiderweb by Earlene Fowler
  • Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
  • The Cats Come Back by Sofie Kelly
  • Playing with BonBon Fire by Dorothy St. James




Meinders Community Library is a combined school and public library that serves the residents of Pipestone County in Southwestern Minnesota. It is part of the Plum Creek Library System.