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Winter Break Book Recommendations for Your Reading List

Winter break is a good time to snuggle up with your favorite beverage and catch up on your reading list. Our reading list for this year includes traditional holiday favorites, gripping novels, and poetry for every mood.

December books

Publishers Weekly posted a list of novels to hit the stores in December 2016. You’re sure to find something of interest here. The list includes:
    Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance Stateby Barton Gellman
    Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Futureby Joi Ito and Jeff Howe
    The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America’s Greatest Political Familyby William J. Mann
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Summer Reading List: New and Classic Books for the 4th of July

Summer reading may be a staple of elementary and high school education, but there’s no reason adults can’t have fun with summer reading, too. Many town or community libraries offer adult summer reading programs, and while some college students may have no desire to do extra work on their break, many would be glad to have recommendations from their professors on books to read over the summer. Even better, many patriotic or fun classic books are available for free through Questia. If you’re looking to inspire your college students with some 4th of July themed patriotic reads or are just Read More…

Summer Reading List: American Novels from the Revolution

The US Constitution was written during the Philadelphia Convention—now known as the Constitutional Convention—which convened from May 25 to September 17, 1787, when it was ultimately signed. Whether you choose to celebrate this weekend or simply relax, find some time to curl up with a book that was written or took place around the American Revolution.

Here are a few recommendations from our partners at Questia. You can easily view them in full with a free trial, and you can even read on the go with Questia’s iOS app. Happy Independence Day!

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