Part Revenge, part Pretty Little Liars, Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan is an absolute summer treat. In this delightful melange of suspense and romance, Ryan keeps you on the edge of your seat guessing until the very end.
Tag: summer reading
In case you missed them, here’s what we were reading last week about a recently retracted study, Game of Thrones, and much more. Plus, NSFW pics of a Harry Potter actor that, let’s face it, you’ve probably seen by now, but it can’t hurt to look again, amirite?
We Try It: Free Books on E-Readers
Sumertime equals reading time at my house. The children are reading for the summer program at our local library as well as keeping track of their time spent reading for school. I try to spend at least a half hour a day reading myself, and on pool days or road trip days, I log more […]
Lunchtime Poll: Summer Reading
What’s everyone reading right now?
Book Club for Kids for Adults
Full disclosure: This is not my idea, but my friend’s. But it’s too awesome not to share!
Looking for a beach read that has some substance? Here are four books that promise to have both, and there’s a bonus: Each of these books was the basis for a classic film that you can watch once you’re finished. How cool is that?
Five New Biographies to Read This Summer
Since it’s almost the middle of May and just weeks away from the unofficial start of summer, I’m getting my summer reading list set. Here are five biographies that are currently on my to-read list. What do they all have in common? They’re all about badass women in history.
Ask a Librarian: Decks and Drinks Books
Last Saturday was gorgeous here – in the 80s and sunny, the perfect weather for putting a chair (or, if you’re as lazy as I can be, an air mattress) on the deck, propping your feet up, pouring a cold drink, and falling into a book. On sunny summer days, I don’t want my usual fantasy […]
Since summer is almost over and the fall chill is starting to set in, we only have a few more weeks to squeeze in some summer reading.
Instead of being another adult reading a YA book, I happened to stumble across one not explicitly aimed at any age group, despite having a young narrator. Marjorie Reynolds’ The Starlite Drive-In captures the feelings of a transformative 1950s summer, one wrapped in family secrecy and yearning.
Five Ways to Encourage Summer Reading
Has elementary school dismissed for summer where you live? Here in the midwest, where kids start the school year mid-August, summer vacation is upon us. A magical time of playgrounds, libraries, swimming pools, and popsicles is here and I can’t wait.
Looking Forward to Summer Fun
Here in the Midwest, most schools start in the middle of August. There’s always moaning and groaning as school buses have to drive students by the state fair that isn’t quite over yet, but there is one advantage. School is usually over by the end of May. This year, my daughter is done with school […]