Joy Young, Chapman University
Can looking at what kind of readings people checked out reveal what kind of year they had?
Tori Barney, Columbia College Chicago
Young adult novels based around the holidays are often much more inclusive than their cinematic counterparts and are sure to have something that truly anyone can enjoy.
When it comes to casinos, consider learning from books before you learn from experience.
Xochitl Menjivar, San Francisco State University
The show’s producers are making drastic changes to the original story, and they’re being met with mixed criticisms.
Alexandra Cortez, Trinity University
Though Amazon is dominating the sale of books, a few positive developments could mean good things for smaller sellers in the years ahead.
Will the shows be any good? Or is Hollywood just running out of original ideas?
If you’re interested in listening to powerful books written by female authors, check out this list.
Publishers are paying users in the book community on the app, also known as BookTok, to promote their books, leaving some people with mixed feelings.
Check out these novels before their film versions hit the theaters and streaming services.
Alex Luna, University of California, Berkeley
Getting into a new superhero may seem daunting, but these Spider-Man, Superman, Batman and crossover series can help you do just that.
Eva McCarthy Mínguez, Stony Brook University
Beyond just using the format to have their books read aloud, some writers are starting to use the medium to narrate their work in new, innovative ways.
Emily Davies, Solent University
The second season of the fantasy epic is here with new worlds and a war on the horizon.
Callie Rosenzweig, University of Chicago
J. K. Rowling’s beloved book series has warmed readers’ hearts for decades. What makes them better than their film counterparts?
Samantha Havela, University of Michigan
This special time highlights the power of language to challenge our social, political and cultural assumptions.
Gabrielle Pascal, Hofstra University
If you find yourself short on room, here are some ways to organize your literature collection without shelling out more money for extra bookcases.
They are often essential community institutions, and their continued survival during the pandemic is now more important than ever.
Luke Gair, Sewanee: The University of the South
The Mason family left an imprint on the West Hollywood queer scene with their shop. Years later, members of the community talk of its unwavering relevance.
McKenna Uzelac, Columbia University
As June begins and protests over racial injustice continue, it’s important to make space for queer black literature.
Karunya Bhramasandra, Stanford University
During stressful times like these, it’s reassuring to return to old, beloved stories instead of forging into the new and unknown.
Kaelani Ramirez, Arizona State University
They might not be getting big movie or TV adaptations, but they might just become your new favorites.
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
Despite its endorsement from Oprah, Jeanine Cummins’ book about the life of a Mexican woman is having a damaging impact on minorities.
Gabriel Egbert, University of Louisville
Get ready to dive into star-trotting space operas and meet super-powered web slingers.
If you’re still hankering for more British monarchy drama, check out these titles.
Matthew Robison, University of South Florida
They have a charm that can’t be matched by the large corporate chains.
Zailin Peña, Southern Adventist University
College ain’t cheap.
Charlotte Susser, University of Chicago
With more e-books available than ever, you might find yourself having to choose between digital or print versions of your textbooks this semester.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
Because we all want to at least look like we’re intelligent.
Kathryn Milschewski, Carthage College
Reading has never been easier.
Claudia Ng, University of Texas at Austin
Dust off your House robes, Potterheads: There are four new Harry Potter eBooks slated for release this summer.
Sam Shepherd, McGill University
Because there’s more to growing up than ‘The Catcher in the Rye.’
If you plan on teaching, you should plan on reading these first.
Sarah Diggins, Ithaca College
Let me count the ways.
Influencers for novels? Why not?
Scott Williamson, Florida Atlantic University
They screwed up Stannis, Lady Stoneheart and Tyrion, to start with.
E.L. Meszaros, Brown University
The combination is rare, but it makes a lot of sense.
Paige Brauser, Connecticut College
Sit back, relax and enjoy the drama.
Layan Sasa, University of Texas at San Antonio
Self-help yourself to some personal improvement this semester.
Gabrielle Sheehan, Montclair State University
Pick up one of these books for a good blast from the past.
The author won’t mind, and neither will your REM cycle.
Allison Kestler, Augustana College
Finally, an adaptation that Rick Riordan fans can be proud of.
Michelle Dreyer, Southern New Hampshire University
God bless you, public domain.
Gracie Riley, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Books, just like recycling bins and hybrid cars, are a vital part of the green revolution.
Marianne Quijano, Texas A&M University
Comic books are so, so much more than superheroes.
The characters might be juvenile, but the themes aren’t.
New year, new books.
Daisy Orozco, Cal State University, Northridge
The best books of the year, as voted by you. Did your favorites make the cut?
Must love reading about dogs.
No matter how packed your schedule is, each of these books can find a place in it.
Sarah Mease, Columbia College Chicago
These canonical texts are the basis of nearly every film curriculum.
Will your favorite novel be the same as America’s?
Raina Sciocchetti, Unity College
Writers, follow these guides and step into the light.
Gabbi Calabrese, Arkansas Tech University
Get out your jack-o-lanterns and fake blood because the spooky season has arrived.
The beauty of the world will always outweigh the price of airline tickets.
What’s better than books? Books about books, of course!
Yes, they do exist.
Who needs to do schoolwork anyway?
Just beware the man-eating hippos in (alternatively historical) Texas.
These powerful immigration stories need to both told and read.
Both Blume and her fans are ready, so it’s really just a matter of time.
Kiersten Lynch, Seton Hall University
Read one and call us in the morning.
Maria Basileo, Central Connecticut State University
Imagine all the likes … err books you can get.
Casey LaValley, Ferris State University
Your favorite novel might be the next game of the year.
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.
Anastasia Cottone, St. Bonaventure University
The real crime would be not giving them a chance.
Carrie Christensen, Pensacola Christian College
There’s nothing more beautiful than a beautiful room filled with books.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
Time to get your beachside romance on.
Get your zen on.
Jen Tombs, University of Warwick
PSA: Female authors aren’t penning novels with the intent of having half the world’s population avoid their literature.
Christine Fang, University of California San Diego
Just in time for summer, use these reads to help you navigate your next existential crisis with ease.
Sarah Hoenig, Texas A&M University
You probably read these classic literature novels in high school, but your adult experiences will give them a whole new meaning.
Audrey Bowers, Ball State University
Here are some worth-while reads if ‘Love, Simon’ has left you craving more LGBTQ representation.
Briana Perez, University of Texas at San Antonio
Learning to become a leader is an achievable task for anyone, and these five books provide valuable lessons to get you there.
Emily Craig, University of North Alabama
Writers learn from each other, so if you want to write young adult books, read the works of these YA authors for inspiration.
Vanessa Le, Chabot College
College can be a stressful time, but spiritual books may have the life-altering advice you’ve been searching for.
Bethany Knickerbocker, Emerson College
You may want to start your 2018 reading list off with these novels before their adaptations hit the big screen.
Carli Scalf, Ball State University
We all know New Year’s resolutions are hard to keep, but these books will help you stay on track.
Kelly Lambkin, SUNY Cortland
Whether it’s long or short-form writing, these seasoned authors have the tips and tricks you need to know to improve your writing.
Marissa Cortes, Stony Brook University
The nuances of mental health can be hard to nail in fiction, but these novels do it perfectly.
Kathleen Danielson, Carleton College
The world needs more poetry by unapologetically powerful women.
Brittany Sodic, University of North Texas
Racial tensions in America are at their highest, but reading stories of marginalized people is one step toward education and rehabilitation of a nation.
Gaige Davila, UTSA
These books won’t tell you how to be a reporter, but they’ll show you how good journalism can change, or expose social and political cultures.
Anne Buzzell, Hillsdale College
If you like quirky factoids about language, these books have plenty.
Kathryn Parker, Fordham University
If you’re a young feminist and you want to have the literary knowledge to back it up, these are the books for you.
Otis Roffman, Beloit College
Whether for their elegant universes or unforgettable characters, each of these books would be perfect as a television series or feature film.
Alison McCarthy, University of New Haven
If you’ve stayed up until sunrise with a book in your hands, you can probably relate.
Devon Hodge, Western Washington University
A look at some of the most addicting, immersive and captivating standalone novels and series to dive into over summer break.
Dakota Buhler, George Fox University
As Aristotle would have explained, ‘Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.’
Alicia Drier, Roosevelt University
When books are marketed to large audiences, disturbing themes can find their way into the hands of unsuspecting readers.
Valarie Kiel, Texas State University
Apurv Suman, Aaron Shim (pictured) and Timur Guler are the creators of BoolaBooks, an app designed to make selling and buying course materials easier than ever.
Aliyah Thomas, Mount Saint Mary College
Because every book you read can’t be as good as “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Bri Griffith, Carlow University
These authors present the world of racial injustice in a whole new light—a light that can’t be overlooked.
Ashley Wertz, University of Pittsburgh
With the Lemony Snicket film adaptation less-than-satisfying, viewers hope the newly-announced Netflix series will do it justice.
Mattie Winowitch, Waynesburg University
E-books just don’t offer all the goodies that physical books do (especially that lovable, old book smell).
Here’s a list of literary masterpieces to help you celebrate autumn’s arrival.
Samantha Gross, Concordia University Irvine
And everybody else, for that matter.
Olivia McCoy, University of Georgia
Buy used, only after the first day and never from the university bookstore.
Yasser Ali Nasser, Oxford College
Non-fiction might seem boring, but these are the kind of books that can change your life.
Lauren Diethelm, University of California at Santa Cruz
In reading this sentence, you pretty much just proved my point.
Mai Senser, Virginia Commonwealth University
As players help the protagonist move from residence to residence, they continue to root for and grow alongside her, despite never learning her name.
Jake Sanders, Rhodes College
This exciting event is a place for talented musicians to be recognized for their contributions to their craft.
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