What’s Your Four? – Vol. 1

We asked our staff to list four books they planned to read over the summer – here are the titles they responded with: The Woman in Cabin 10 – Ruth Ware “In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been…

Beach Reads

Summer is officially here. Here are a few beach reads you might want to take with you when you cool off by the sea. Beach House Memories- Mary Alice Monroe “In 1974, America was changing, but Charleston remained eternally the same. Lovie had always done what was expected—marrying the son of a historic Charleston family,…

From NPR: 3 More Summer Reading Lists

First up is “Nancy Pearl Presents 10 Terrific Summer Reads“: “My office (a spare bedroom in my house) is strewn with books that I’ve gotten for possible review. There are books on the bookshelves, books more or less arranged on the floor and other books stacked high, waiting to be shelved. I probably start 15…

Summer Reading Lists from O Magazine & USA Today

From O Magazine: “What’s your favorite flavor? No matter, because we’ve got ’em all: refreshing histories, nutty novels, and love stories that will make you melt.” See O’s list of summer reads here. From USA Today: “It’s summertime, and that means time to relax — and to read. And whether you prefer hardcovers, paperbacks or…

CNN's 12 Summer Reads

(CNN) — One of the best things about summer are the vacations (or staycations) that allow time for leisure reading. We’ve picked the bookish brains of editors from Entertainment Weekly, The Barnes & Noble Review and the social network site Goodreads.com to round up a collection of 12 books you can add to your list.…

Staff Summer Reading Picks

There are so many great summer reading lists out there right now, and we will be featuring several of them here. But we thought we’d start out with some of the books that our staff are hoping to read this summer. Insignificant Others – Stephen McCauley Three Weissmans of Westport – Cathleen Schine The Bullpen…

Read This! Staff Pics ~ Beach Reads

If you’re looking for a good book for the final weeks of summer, here are some recommendations. When asked what book they would bring to the beach with them this summer, our intrepid staff offered up the following: Sisters ~ Danielle Steel The Great Gatsby ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald Pillars of the Earth ~ Ken…

Summer Reads for Scientists

Perhaps you haven’t heard of the magazine called Seed. I hadn’t until I read an interview with their editor-at-large Jonah Lehrer who wrote a book called Proust Was a Neuroscientist. Lehrer’s book fits perfectly with the theme of the magazine which looks at the intersection of science and culture. The editors at Seed have come…