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Review: The Vacationers by Emma Straub

“Leaving always came as a surprise, no matter how long the dates had been looming on the calendar.” Vacations are the time for relaxation and recuperation. At least, they are supposed to be. The greatly touted The Vacationers b...
 
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Summer Reading 2014: Beat the Heat

Today, as I walked from my car to the school building, I felt perspiration collecting along my hairline, nose, lips, fingers, toes, foot, and back. Maybe I should mention that the entire parking lot is maybe ten feet wide. Yep,...
 
 
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Review: Friendship by Emily Gould

For your summer reading pleasure, here’s a perfect book to take to the beach, on the train, or to the doctor’s office: Friendship by Emily Gould. It’s just right if you’re a 30-year-old woman, like me and like Gould’s main char...

 
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10 August Books Worth Anticipating

Through websites like Goodreads, NetGalley and Edelweiss, I get a bit of a sneak peek at some of the biggest titles set for release in upcoming months. Here are ten of the books being published this August that I’m most looking...
 
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Summer Reading Special: A Desert Island Book List

One of my favorite movies is Castaway, with Tom Hanks. I may have a twisted imagination, but I often have daydreams of being the lone survivor of an ocean plane crash. I could easily spend hours living in these survivor fantasi...

 
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10 July Books Worth Anticipating

Through websites like Goodreads, NetGalley and Edelweiss, I get a bit of a sneak peek at some of the biggest titles set for release in upcoming months. Here are ten of the books being published this July (mostly novels this tim...
 
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Summer Reading: Short Stories for Busy Readers

The words “summer” and “reading” are essentially the two greatest words in the English language to most of us. When we put them together, we probably think of the beach or a cozy corner somewhere. We imagine gigantic book cover...
 
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Photo credit: Abhi Sharma
Photo credit: Abhi Sharma

A Teacher’s Guide to Summer Reading

The textbooks are shelved. The desks are empty. The days are quiet. Yes, it’s that time of the year. School is out for summer! For all of us English teachers, it’s the time of the year when we separate ourselves from the classi...

 
 
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The Cuckoo’s Calling by J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith

This intriguing murder mystery was recently revealed to have been written by one of the bestselling authors of all time, J. K. Rowling. Her work on Harry Potter inspired wonderment, and her recent Casual Vacancy gave readers an...
 
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Best Titles for Book Reading Clubs

Book clubs are great, but sometimes agreeing on titles can be a challenge. You want to choose a title that’s not too new or else not everyone can get a copy or it’ll be the most expensive hardback in the bookstore. ...