Michelle Dreyer, Southern New Hampshire University
Will your favorite novel be the same as America’s?
Myah Clinton, University of Alabama at Birmingham
The novel follows 16-year-old Viv as she anonymously publishes activist zines to combat her peers’ misogyny.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
Is it still positive representation if the actress plays a snake?
Haley Newlin, Southern New Hampshire University
Young adult literature is doing far more than dominating the bestseller’s list. It’s taking a stand.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
The official trailer for ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ was released Tuesday, and people have a lot to say about it.
Josue Romero, Southwest School of Art
Can blockchain technology provide a sustainable, democratic platform to sustain honest journalism?
Only soup can save us now.
Davis’ book, ‘Are Prisons Obsolete?’ proposes a radical solution to the problem of prisons.
Erika Skorstad, Champlain College
From a society populated solely by women to a young ghost who delights in wearing a sheet, these stories will haunt you in every possible sense of the word.
Kiersten Lynch, Seton Hall University
Not all literature has to focus on doom and gloom, nor does it really have to make much sense.
Casey LaValley, Ferris State University
The time to stop listening to the haters is long overdue.
Allison Kestler, Augustana College
Disclaimer: This book requires your commitment, but it will give you all its love.
Raina Sciocchetti, Unity College
Writers, follow these guides and step into the light.
Candace Baker, University of Texas at Austin
Remember that reporter who covered the Watergate scandal? He’s back, and he’s got sources.
In the age of body positivity, Angelo Thomas’ debut novel exposes a vastly unexplored topic.
Gabbi Calabrese, Arkansas Tech University
Get out your jack-o-lanterns and fake blood because the spooky season has arrived.
Dana Shugrue, John Carroll University
The UK has a better understanding of women’s interests.
The beauty of the world will always outweigh the price of airline tickets.
What’s better than books? Books about books, of course!
Jen Tombs, University of Warwick
The English author is taking on the entertainment business.
Yes, they do exist.
Who needs to do schoolwork anyway?
Shaina Lapuebla, Central Connecticut State University
The British author has been penning novels as Robert Galbraith for years, and some have achieved a great deal of acclaim on their own.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
Glynnis MacNicol’s memoir is a reminder that you don’t need a significant other to be happy.
The novel offers a fresh approach to portraying mental illness in literature.
Sarah Penix, Ohio University
In its first year, the editorial experiment has tapped into an audience hungry for its elegant, curated content: millennial women.
Just beware the man-eating hippos in (alternatively historical) Texas.
The social media poet has become a worldwide phenomenon.
Alex Futo, Otterbein University
The YA world really needs to hit the refresh button.
It’s never too late to make your English teacher proud.
These powerful immigration stories need to both told and read.
Natalie Sonier, Wake Forest University
The Claire Fuller novel is just begging for a Wes Anderson adaptation.
Natalie Hoover, Point Loma Nazarene University
The creative mastermind behind the series has done it again.
Both Blume and her fans are ready, so it’s really just a matter of time.
Can the YA author do his beloved ‘Uglies’ series justice after 13 years?
Read one and call us in the morning.
Jamie Lovley, University of Maine
Remember: avoid eating Instagram influencers’ favorite forest berries.
Any of these is perfect for when you need a break from adulting.
Via YouTube, a passionate community of bookworms has reinvented the art of storytelling.
Monica Petrucci, Emerson College
Levithan’s identity-less protagonist has a way of connecting with … everyone, surprisingly.
Can anything really compare to the heartbreaking masterpiece that is ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ though?
Maria Basileo, Central Connecticut State University
Imagine all the likes … err books you can get.
Brown’s return to the world of ‘Red Rising’ is still epic 10 years later.
It’s about a lot more than the books.
The novel approaches issues like immigration, mental health and questions of identity from an entirely unexplored perspective.
Kylie Harrington, University of Southern California
John Carreyrou’s account of the rise, lies and fall of Theranos is both gripping and thought-provoking.
Carrie Christensen, Pensacola Christian College
‘Pinocchio’ in particular is one seriously problematic story.
Alexis Rogers, Temple University
When dropping out and living in a tent downtown starts to look dangerously appealing, pull out one of these bad boys.
*Note* These are also great if you have read a graphic novel.
Bradley Howlett, Grand Valley State University
The non-profit hosts events across the world that give talented speakers a venue to share their hilarious, moving and sometimes horrifying stores.
Melissa Lee, State University of New York at Oswego
Spoiler alert: Musicians really like doing drugs.
Anastasia Cottone, St. Bonaventure University
The real crime would be not giving them a chance.
Step aside, Jay and Daisy.
Alexandra Fabugais-Inaba, Rutgers University
Turns out, you’re living the most impactful years of your life right now.
For best results, have feet in sand and waves in background.
Do you really want to wear lingerie named after after a sex slave?
I would’ve handwritten this article if I could have.
They believe in you, and you should too.
Surreal, hilarious and disconcertingly dark, the short story collection is a refreshing piece of original writing.
Christine Fang, University of California San Diego
Can someone please find me a laotong?
Everyone is a little bit hoping that Watson will suggest ‘Harry Potter.’
Infowars might be a joke, but the audience it’s building isn’t funny at all.
You CAN, however, rely on these books to entertain you.
There’s nothing more beautiful than a beautiful room filled with books.
Turn on, tune in and drop the misunderstood stigma that surrounds hallucinogenics.
Apparently, history doesn’t have to make your life miserable!
Not only will the story keep you up at night, it’ll make you do something more terrifying: consider the investigator as a person.
The film was so plagued with production issues that its mishaps led to their own documentary, ‘Lost in La Mancha.’
Danielle Richardson, Florida State University
Characters you can relate to and romances that aren’t ridiculously cliché — sounds like a great beach day novel to me.
Looking for adventure? Pick up Collins’ first series.
And after receiving 140,000 votes, Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ is first up on the list.
Abby Hall, Hollins University
Hot outside? Questioning the meaning of life? It’s Snyder time.
Writing so good it’ll hardly feel like reading.
The Mexican-American writer called it ‘una herida abierta’: an open wound.
In the modern era, an image is worth much more than a thousand words.
Lexi Anderson, Pratt Institute
Who doesn’t love reading about a man feeding a tumor to his turtle?
The collection’s title, like its contents, reflect the coexistence of optimism and despondency.
Rachel Hall, Augustana College
Just because everyone talks about a book doesn’t mean it’s worth reading — unless your GPA depends on it.
Even better: Pick them up at your local LGBTQ+ bookstore.
Nothing says ‘phony’ like a one night stand.
Here are six recommendations to start with.
The company, which owns the rights to the series, is turning Harry Potter into He-Who-Shall-Not-be-Named-Without-Proper-Licensing.
Gas up your wanderlust with these FOMO-inspiring reads.
Whether it’s about Kevin Love or a building-climbing raccoon, every mental health conversation helps.
Fan-fiction is shaking.
Her writing has drawn a number of comparisons to Tolstoy.
Thomas Turner, University of Rhode Island
If you’re not bawling 6,000 words in, you’re inhuman.
Christian Cannon, Rice University
Look elsewhere for light reads.
Its mission statement: To curate a daily dose of happy sh*t. Plain and simple.
Afterward, all that’s left to do is prepare for the fame of being a literary genius.
Plus there are dragons.
The actress recently came out as gay, a declaration that has much more significance than meets the eye.
“Whatever you are feeling right now, there is a mathematical certainty that someone is feeling that exact thing.”
Time to get your beachside romance on.
Don’t let your nightmares of high school English deter you: These essays will blow you away.
The acclaimed author and race-relations specialist will bring a political bent to the comic book staple.
Katie Sheets, University of Vermont
The app recently made it a lot easier to screenshot pictures with anonymity, which is kind of both good and bad?
The gut-wrenching twist at the end of the first film has, short-sightedly, discouraged any follow-ups.
Get your zen on.
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