summer reads

The trappings of the 1 percent may seem as enticing as they are elusive, but is there something corrosive about überwealth? This mélange of titles look beneath the sheen of affluence to lay bare its not-so-appealing side.
I could also relate to Emma as she works to reinvent herself and pursue her passion, home design and decorating. She takes
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.
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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.
I'll Be Right There by Kyung-Sook Shin Parade by Shuichi Yoshida Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They
Puerto Rican poet, novelist, and essayist Giannina Braschi is a true force of nature. Born in 1953 into an affluent San Juan
You're on vacation with your family. All year, you've wondered -- where did all the fun go? Your husband, who at one time
If there's one book that's garnered a lot of attention this summer, it's this one. Not only has it been picked by Amazon
If you're headed to the beach anytime soon for a bit of a break from your everyday life, then why not also escape into someone
If your idea of the perfect summer romance is finding a great new read to fall in love with, you've come to the right place
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Few books begin more engagingly than The Lives of Tao, a science fiction romp which wears its principal strength -- the wit and humor of the narrative voice -- on its sleeve.
We at HuffPost work a lot, but that doesn't mean we don't know how to relax with a good book every once in awhile. Summer
For many, summer is a chance to dive into a good book. It's no different for college presidents -- although what they consider a "beach read" is not generally what the rest of us pack for vacation.
Here are two wonderful summer reads about food and family from exotic climes: One is a memoir, the other, a cookbook.
The summer is in full flight, and it's time to take a vacation and settle down with a good book. This year, spurred on by