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Summer Reading Suggestions

Summer Reading Tips To Prevent 'Summer Brain Drain'

Stephanie Dua and Keith Meacham | Posted 07.05.2016 | Education
Stephanie Dua and Keith Meacham

Summer's here, and even though school is out, experts recommend that even the youngest children should practice their reading every day. According to the National Summer Learning Association, many children lose ground over the summer.

Summer Reads

Poetry Foundation | Posted 08.07.2016 | Books
Poetry Foundation

As much of the country remains in the clutches of a heat wave, we find ourselves daydreaming of languorous, leisurely activities. For us, that always includes reading.

Summer Secrets: A Conversation with Author Jane Green

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.06.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

What does it mean to make amends? In Jane Green's latest novel, Summer Secrets, we follow Cat, a London journalist and recovering alcoholic on her journey through the twelve steps, which ultimately leads her to lovely beaches of Nantucket.

Bits on the Beach

Naomi S. Baron | Posted 09.16.2014 | Books
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.

A Talk With Steve Berry

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.10.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Steve Berry is the highly acclaimed, bestselling author of historical thrillers, including the Cotton Malone adventure series.

Summer Reading: Page Turners For Post 50s

Posted 06.12.2012 | Fifty

Even before the thermostat cracks 70, it seems like every entertainment blog and morning news segment is buzzing about the hottest summer movie releas...

Summer Reading, Fifty Shades of...

Jane Carlin and Barb Macke | Posted 08.11.2012 | Books
Jane Carlin and Barb Macke

For many of us, summer reading means picking up that article or book that we haven't had a chance to look at during the academic year. So we have compiled a list of summer must-reads for the academy with suggestions from our colleagues.

Summer Reading, Part 3: Remembering the Lovely Details of The Virgin Suicides

James Franco | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment
James Franco

The extensive detailing that gives the novel its raison d'être makes me think of Vladimir Nabokov --- especially since Nabokov, in Lolita, was as eager as Eugenides is here to mix pop-culture references and incredibly apt metaphors.

Last Gasp Summer Reading Suggestions for Kids [VIDEO]

Monica Edinger | Posted 10.11.2011 | Parents
Monica Edinger

I asked Betsy Bird, a New York City librarian, if she'd join me in suggesting a few final fun reads for summer. Here is a video featuring the two of us, a bunch of books, and the occasional baby sound effects. Enjoy!

Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities In America | Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

Just in time for the summer reading season, announced its list of the Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities in America....

Religion Books: 20 Religious Must-Reads For The Summer (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Featuring both contemporary works and long-time classics, our summer religious reading selections include personal narratives, fiction, theology and poetry from religious leaders of today and from years past.