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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Michael Drew | Posted 10.14.2013 | Books
Michael Drew

I'm all for saying read what you want (but I'll also add that everyone should buy my authors' books, too, and I hope these books get read as well as bought).

11 Secrets For Surviving Summer Reading

Isabel Song | Posted 10.06.2013 | Teen
Isabel Song

Do whatever you need to do in order to succeed. This list isn't foolproof and not everyone is going to find it helpful, but hopefully there are some tips you can try to use.

Care to Swap Reading Lists?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Books
Maureen Anderson

Of anything my husband and I are proud to have inspired in our daughter, voracious reading is near the top of the list. I'm not talking about magazine...

17 Amazing Books You Should Read This Summer

Posted 07.26.2013 | Teen

By Riley Griffin, 17 A few blocks from my house is a bookstore. There, on the second floor, in the small corner by the window, is where I am happie...

Voices and Choices: The Secrets to Summer Reading and Writing Success

Pam Allyn | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents
Pam Allyn

Summer is an ideal time to empower children to master control of their reading lives. By supplementing the reading lists that are sent home with time for the child to match his passions to his reading, we give a child the sense that he is curating his own reading life.

The Book That Changed Me Forever

Meral Barlas | Posted 09.25.2013 | Teen
Meral Barlas

"Sure. Whatever," I murmured, as I continued slouching and staring. Little did I know that before my 14th birthday, that brick of a book would capture my heart and change me forever.

Am I Losing It?

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I knew I read the book, taking care with the stickies. I knew I kept it for longer than I should have. I remember distinctly that a little ocean water got on it when I read it on a boating trip. But I didn't recall any details about returning the book.

What Is the Class of 2017 Reading?

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 09.22.2013 | College
Noah Fitzgerel

While many recent high school graduates, myself included, are spending their respective summers pursuing a variety of activities, many of them have one thing in common -- required reading.

Five Rules for a Gay Summer Beach Read

Mario López-Cordero | Posted 09.21.2013 | Books
Mario López-Cordero

Let me set the scene: It's the middle of summer 2008 and as a freelance writer in between assignments, I have escaped Manhattan to a rental in Fire Island with my dog and a stack of books for company.

A Book Is Better Than a Box of Chocolates

Ralph Nader | Posted 09.16.2013 | Books
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...

Summer Reading Lists: A Game of Questions

Michael Drew | Posted 09.11.2013 | Books
Michael Drew

Are you overwhelmed by the numbers of books you see suggested for you on summer reading lists and decide instead to binge-watch Game of Thrones?

How to Create a Successful Reading Experience for Your Child

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Your own enthusiasm for reading is one of the most effective and accessible tools in your parenting toolbox to help reduce stress and encourage your child to engage in summer reading.

6 Crazy Compelling Paperbacks

Posted 07.05.2013 | OWN

Toss them in your beach bag. Throw them in your bike basket. Read 'em, love 'em and leave 'em by the pool. Here are the hottest books of July, fresh o...

No, I Won't Use an e-Reader

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.02.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

The book encapsulated a deep sense of pleasure, safety, wonder, satisfaction, and above all, love. These early experiences linger with us, and can have enormous emotional resonance.

Immigration Policy Summer Reading

Heath Brown | Posted 08.24.2013 | Books
Heath Brown

Abstract notions of insurmountable barbed wire fences and 'Gangs of Eight' obscure the importance of the individuals and activists on both sides of the border and all sides of the key issues. Two new books draw these local stories out in deeply interesting and well-researched ways.

Summer Reading About What Ails America and How to Fix It

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

If you're interested in figuring out the roots of our current economic, social and political crisis, what it will take to fix it, and how you can be part of the solution, here's a list of 15 recent books you might want to take with you.

The Ultimate Summer Reading List For Kids

Posted 06.21.2013 | Parents

Summer has officially started -- and while there are a variety of ways to keep kids occupied after the classroom doors clang shut, it's crucial to str...

Summer Reading

Jonah Edelman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Jonah Edelman

Studies consistently show that low income students lose more than two months of learning in mathematics and in reading over the summer. This is a tragedy for all of those students, and an enormous burden for teachers.

Four Fashion-Centric Books That Will Get You Through Summer

Kate Wolfson | Posted 08.20.2013 | Style
Kate Wolfson

Though not lengthy literary masterpieces per se, these fashion-centric tomes offer a thorough look at an endlessly fascinating industry, serving up generous helpings of insider views while feeding our style-loving souls. Here, four of my tried-and-true favorites.

The ULTIMATE Summer Reading List (Picked By You!)

Posted 06.19.2013 | Teen

Summer vacay is upon us, which means soon you might actually have time to read books for... dare we say it... fun? We asked HuffPost Teen readers ...

New Chapter Books for Their Summer Reading List

Jordan B. Nielsen | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Jordan B. Nielsen

Check out this list for some fresher titles that are as absorbing and fun as they are smart and substantial, sure to make both kids and their teachers (and thereby, you!) happy.

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.

From the 'K'radle of Kindergarten to the Glory of Graduation

Kelly Trotter King | Posted 08.10.2013 | Parents
Kelly Trotter King

We all know that it takes a village nowadays to raise our children and carry them from Kindergarten to graduation, so consider today the day you just added me to your personal village.

Read This? Drink That

Rachael Berkey | Posted 08.05.2013 | Books
Rachael Berkey

Give one of these three books a try and see if they spark your tastebuds the way that they spark mine. I'd be surprised if you're not at the supermarket by page 50.