14 Good Books by Top Authors to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Reading brought solace to many during the pandemic, offering both comfort and distraction during the long days of shelter-in-place isolation. Book sales increased and psychologists have recommended reading for mental health in the Covid era. Now, as we enter those dog days of summer, it’s a perfect time to spread a towel on the beach […]

Expert Tips to Make Your Child a Better Reader

School is out! While your kids may be focused on hitting the pool, these lazy, hazy months can also be a good time to hit the books and do some pleasure reading as a family. “It is critical for young people to stay engaged in learning over the summer, which many parents already know and is […]

Ann Patchett Talks About Her New Book, “State of Wonder”

Ann Patchett’s newest book is “State of Wonder,” about a pharmaceutical researcher, Marina Singh, who must travel to the Amazon jungle after a colleague’s mysterious death. When did you know you wanted to be a writer? I knew when I was 5 years old. It’s the one true thing about me that I’ve always known […]

Kids' Books for Summer

School is almost over, and that eager glint is growing in your child’s eyes. Keep them reading between art camp and swim lessons with our lists of suggested “new classics”—well-reviewed and award-winning books published in the last few years. PRE-K – 1ST GRADE The Curious Garden Written and illustrated by Peter Brown 2010 Illustrator of […]