Summer Reads

Summer is in session, which means you can now pick up a book for just plain fun! No tests. No essays. Read for pure enjoyment this summer while laying out by the pool, sitting on the beach or lounging in the park. Here are some recommendations to get your summer reading started.

“The Map of Time” by Felix J. Palma

Love mystery and history? This novel is about time travel and the possibility to change history before it occurs.

“Okay for Now” by Gary D. Schmidt

Art majors and more will enjoy this tale of a boy who discovers the power of art when he needs it most.

“Blood, Bones and Butter” by Gabrielle Hamilton

As a college student, you may be questioning your future and what lies ahead. Learn from this memoir of a top NYC chef and restaurant owner how you can achieve your dreams.

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson

The first book in its series, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”, forces its characters to look at the darker side of society and of themselves.

“Traveling With Pomegranates” by Sue Monk Kidd

In this dual memoir, the author and her daughter share their travels through Greece and France on an adventure to rediscover each other and redefine themselves.

Which books will you be reading this summer? Share your recommendations with us!

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  1. The Song of Ice and Fire series (also known as the “Game of Thrones”)… Not an easy beach read but very well written and fabulous plot/story lines! If you like the TV show you will LOVE the books!! Crazy kings, spiteful queens, bloody battles, strange magic and dragons!…What’s not to love???

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