Summer time is officially here and life is easy, especially when you’re sprawled out with a book in your hands and sand in your toes. “Beach read” is a term that is used a lot from May to September, and what this actually means might be different for everyone. For me, a beach read is… Read More »
Tags: beautiful ruins, Dorothea Benton Frank, Emma Straub, In This Moment, Jeanette Walls, Jess Walter, karma brown, Kevin Kwan, Next Year, Patti Callahan Henry, Rich People Problems, Same Beach, The Bookshop at Water’s End, The Glass Castle, The Vacationers
Everyone loves being on vacation, but sometimes getting to that point via airplane calls for a distraction or two while you’re in the air (or waiting to be in the air.) The in-flight movies not cutting it? Here are seven absorbing books that will make you tune out everything around you as you dive into… Read More »
Tags: Agatha Christie, Donna Tartt, E. Lockhart, Every Last Lie, J.T. Ellison, kimberly belle, Lie to Me, Mark Haddon, Mary Kubica, Murder on the Orient Express, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the goldfinch, The Marriage Lie, We Were Liars
Are you ready to have the best summer ever? Get inspired with these 6 quotes that are guaranteed to get you in the mood to read!
Tags: 100 Love Sonnets, Dance Dance Dance, Emma Straub, f. scott fitzgerald, Harper Lee, Harry Potter, Haruki Murakami, J.K. Rowling, Jeannette Walls, Pablo Neruda, The Glass Castle, The Great Gatsby, The Vacationers, to kill a mockingbird
In February, New York City launched the One Book, One New York program, a massive initiative to get everyone in New York to read the same book at the same time. Five celebrities each selected a book that they supported, with New Yorkers voting to pick the final choice: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. You… Read More »
Tags: Amy Tan, Ann Y.K. Choi, Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety, Muriel Barbery, Nina Revoyr, Sandra Cisneros, Southland, The Elegance of the Hedgehog, The House on Mango Street, The Joy Luck Club, White Teeth, Zadie Smith