summer reads

What makes a family? What does it take to do what you love in life? These are some of the questions I considered while reading
As much of the country remains in the clutches of a heat wave, we find ourselves daydreaming of languorous, leisurely activities. For us, that always includes reading.
Grab a book for the road, tuck one in your kid's backpack for camp or pop a beach read in with the sunscreen. Wherever you go, bring one of these great summer reads for kids. Check out our picks for June.
If you're looking for a novel that will turn you into a compulsive book-finisher -- despite the sand flung in your face by
Why are books almost always better than the movie? The characters are never badly acted, the soundtrack is whatever you want it to be, and 35-year-olds don't play high schoolers. So give yourself the cred to say the original was way superior, and read these 10 Summer Blockbusters before they reach a screen near you.
Publishes June 10 Publishes August 12 A historical novel featuring astonishingly relatable characters, set in the South at
Puerto Rican poet, novelist, and essayist Giannina Braschi is a true force of nature. Born in 1953 into an affluent San Juan
Finally...a smart, sly, real novel for all of us! Leigh Haber, the new head of books at O mag reveals her favorite read for
3. "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini 2. "Inferno" by Dan Brown This broadly satirical novel has been described