Families: Here’s information on great reading opportunities for students and families.
Beloved Authors Suggest Some Great Summer Reads
Looking for the perfect recommendations for your summer reading plans? We asked some of the most popular authors on Goodreads to select books for their readers. See what Margaret Atwood, James McBride, Anne Tyler, Ottessa Moshfegh, John Scalzi, and many more writers are picking just for you!
Debut Novel Finds Resilience in Reading Jane Austen
When hard times hit, debut author Natalie Jenner turned to rereading Jane Austen for solace. That coping mechanism eventually led to her writing a charming new historical fiction novel, The Jane Austen Society. Jenner talked with Goodreads about the joy of writing and the comfort of reading during a pandemic.
Goodreads’ Top Reviewers Pick the Next ‘It’ Book
The Goodreads community is, of course, exceptional when it comes to finding great books. So, we turned to some of the top book reviewers on the site to ask them to pick the book that will become the season’s “It” read: that breakout hit everyone will soon be discussing. Check out their selections!
Movers & Shakers
From bestsellers to adaptations, these are the books that are trending among your fellow readers.
1. Normal People
by Sally Rooney
2. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
by Suzanne Collins
3. All Adults Here
by Emma Straub
4. The Book of Longings
by Sue Monk Kidd
5. Big Summer
by Jennifer Weiner
6. Where the Crawdads Sings
by Delia Owens
by Glennon Doyle
by Michelle Obama
9. If It Bleeds
by Stephen King
10. Beach Read
by Emily Henry
It may not feel like it, but time is moving forward. We can prove it: It’s time for our summer reading guide!
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