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Summer Reading List

9 Must-Read Books For The Final Dog Days Of Summer

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.05.2016 | Fifty

The days are starting to get shorter and the start of school can now be measured in days, not weeks. That stack of books on your nightstand stares at ...

3 Beach Reads You Won't Be Able To Put Down

O, The Oprah Magazine | Joann Pan | Posted 07.08.2016 | OWN

As Close to Us as Breathing by Elizabeth Poliner If summer, for you, recalls days spent by the seashore, Poliner's saga of three Jewish sisters and th...

The 10 Oldie-But-Goodie Books Worth Re-Reading This Summer

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty

Books are like old friends who you haven't seen in a while. You always loved being in their company and still remember some of the great things they'v...

11 Queer Books You Need To Read And Revisit For Summer 2016

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts

Summer is here (we're going to resist the urge to say queer) and there's no better time to discover LGBTQ books of years past and present well-deservi...

It's Time for a New Summer Reading List

Jane Swift | Posted 06.07.2016 | Parents
Jane Swift

The summer reading list has provided students with a link to school during the dog days of vacation for decades. While it's important for students to read real literature during the summer -- wasn't Moby Dick on the list every year? -- the idea of a traditional book list today seems outdated and incomplete.

Here Are The Books On President Obama's Summer Reading List

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

Looking for your next book club pick? Do like the president by opening up something from his summer reading list. According to a memo released by the...

Summer Reading: Women's Fiction Style

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.22.2016 | Home
Brandi Megan Granett

As the summer season heats up, some people like to take a dip into the ocean or the pools, others like to dip into their summer reading. Here are some titles to get you started whether you are at the beach or just wish you were.

The 7 Style Books That You Should Add To Your Library

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.03.2015 | Style

Some might think that style books only make great additions to coffee tables, but there are many fashion-focused books that are worth curling up with,...

10 Best Lois Lowry: Classics From the Reigning Queen of YA

Oyster Books | Posted 10.15.2014 | Home
Oyster Books

With 45 books to her name, it's hard to pick just one favorite, so we're bringing you our top 10 Lois Lowry titles instead. Consider your childhood revisited.

What You Should Really Do If You Want Your Kids to Read This Summer

Katie Hurley | Posted 09.21.2014 | Parents
Katie Hurley

The truth is that you can't force your kids to read. Or you can, if you want to raise kids who hate reading and avoid it at all costs. But you can inspire a love of reading.

11 Hot-Tempered Books For Hot Summer Days

Oyster Books | Posted 09.20.2014 | Home
Oyster Books

These summer reads are more spiked than sweet. Indulge in the seedier side of the season with our favorite hot-tempered page turners from Stephen King, Hunter S. Thompson, Neil Gaiman, and more

Bits on the Beach

Naomi S. Baron | Posted 09.16.2014 | Home
Naomi S. Baron

Hours of my day as a professor and writer are spent reading onscreen. But when I know I'll want to reflect on what I have read, to read it again, and to have it stare back at me when I'm working in my study, I read in print.

13 Dark And Stormy Books

Oyster Books | Posted 09.06.2014 | Home
Oyster Books

Psychosis, codependence, grief. Deviants, tempests, feuding lovers. We think the only thing better than a rum & ginger beer is sipping it while reading a Dark & Stormy book. Added bonus: unlike the rum, we bet you'll never run out of pages.

Successful Summer Reading In 6.5 Steps

Oyster Books | Posted 07.23.2014 | Home
Oyster Books

Whether you're beach-bound or couch-bound this weekend, start the season off right. Need a book recommendation? Our Memorial Day reading list has got you covered.

My Unexpected Summer Adventure

Madelyn Chen | Posted 10.16.2013 | Teen
Madelyn Chen

Past the cheesy tourist souvenirs and postcards from my travels, past the scrapbook pictures and fleeting memories, the library was the hallmark of my summer, the product of my labors and token of my adventures. How I spent my summer vacation.

A Book Is Better Than a Box of Chocolates

Ralph Nader | Posted 09.16.2013 | Home
Ralph Nader

Summer is an ideal season for jolting your mind into action by expanding your reading horizons. There are plenty of entertaining choices for your reading pleasure, but the following titles are ones that I have enjoyed.

O Magazine's 2013 Summer Reading List

Posted 07.15.2013 | OWN

If your idea of the perfect summer romance is finding a great new read to fall in love with, you've come to the right place. Here are the season's un-...

'The Great Gypsy'?!

Posted 07.11.2013 | Home

Summer reading lists are a common thing for schools - but usually the books on the list actually exist. A list produced by a Long Island school di...

Three Insightful Books for Your Summer Reading List

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 08.30.2013 | Home
Mohamed A. El-Erian

If you still have room on your summer reading list, here are three books that will familiarize you with concepts and tools that I think you might find very useful in both your personal and professional lives. Together they provide theoretical and practical approaches to deal with today's fluid and complex world.

Four Books Ideal for Summer

John J. Healey | Posted 07.30.2013 | Home
John J. Healey

Use the extra hours you'll gain to read a truly good book. I realize it is a novel and retro idea, but think about it. Become, as a reader, what Flaubert became as a writer.

Finding a Summer Reading Program For Kids

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Jeanette Pavini

Keep your children's minds sharp with a summer book reading program that offers kid-friendly perks and freebies.

Beach Reading 2013: Guide to This Summer's Top E-Book Singles

Howard Polskin | Posted 07.19.2013 | Home
Howard Polskin

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season. With that in mind, Thin Reads has published the world's first guide to the top e-book singles for the summer. Here's what we looked for.

The Particular Personal Torture of Summer Reading Lists

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 10.14.2012 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

There was a word to describe my condition. I liked to push duties away and wait for the very last minute. I still do. Why else would I wait all summer to write an article about waiting all summer?

A Summer Reading List to Die For

Mark Morford | Posted 08.20.2012 | Home
Mark Morford

Do you have a summer reading list? My list is, strangely, almost identical to the reading list I had last summer. Which is similar to the one from the year before, and the year before, and so on, all the way back to something like, oh, 2002.

Talking About Missing Persons, Professional Searchers and Faith With Jane Bradley, Author of You Believers

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 08.14.2012 | Home
Lois Alter Mark

It's rare to find a novel that's a beautifully-written piece of literature -- and as riveting as a thriller. You Believers is that book.