Holiday Gift Ideas: Books

If you need a gift idea, check out these suggestions for books:

Our friends at Wellesley Books offer suggestions in a range of genres:

Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Darius just doesn’t fit.  He’s half Persian, but knows more Klingon than Farsi and is more comfortable with Hobbit social cues than Persian.  So, Darius fears the worst when his parents announce a trip to Iran to visit his mother’s family for the first time. Struggling with depression,…

The Latest And Greatest Summer Reading Available At Wellesley Books

With summer approaching, it is the perfect time to select some books to read on the beach or on the porch with a tall glass of lemonade. With the volume of homework you manage all year it can be hard to find time to read for pleasure. Remember the joy you get from reading a riveting story and not wanting to put it down? Our friends at Wellesley Books offer recommendations in a range of genres:

The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu is part memoir of a border patrolman, part history …

Holiday Gift Ideas: Books

If you need a gift idea, check out these suggestions for books:

Our friends at Wellesley Books offer suggestions in a range of genres:

The Reason You’re Alive by Matthew Quick (the author of The Silver Lining Playbook)  is an irreverent yet incredibly heartfelt story about a Vietnam vet trying to make amends and set his life right after waking up from serious brain surgery.  David Granger is a seemingly crusty old, conservative, racist who has had one rift too many with his vegan,…

Great Summer Reads for High School Students Available at Wellesley Books

With summer approaching, it is the perfect time to select some books to read on the beach this summer. Our friends at Wellesley Books offer recommendations addressing a range of topical issues in a range of genres:

If you are SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS, read Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson who writes about his experiences as a death row lawyer in Alabama. Stevenson traces one particular case as a way to shed light on the inequalities and extreme racism in the criminal justice system today.…

Holiday Gift Ideas: Books

If you need a gift idea, check out these suggestions for books! Our friends at Wellesley Books offer suggestions in a range of genres:

 

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Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead gives us a terrifying glimpse into an imagined past in which each state was able to pass its own laws in regard to slavery and treatment of people of color. The underlying fear of white southerners that the slaves population would soon outnumber their own leads them to terrifying ends and is not so …

Wellesley Books: Recommended Summer Reading

With summer approaching, it is the perfect time to select some books to read on the beach or on the porch with a tall glass of lemonade. With the volume of homework you manage all year it can be hard to find time to read for pleasure. Remember the joy you get from reading a riveting story and not wanting to put it down? Our friends at Wellesley Books offer recommendations in a range of genres:

AND AFTER MANY DAYS is a beautifully crafted story about the mysterious disappearance of a 17-year-old…

Ideas For Fun Summer Reading

With summer approaching, it is the perfect time to select some books to read on the beach or on the porch with a tall glass of lemonade. With the volume of homework you manage all year it can be hard to find time to read for pleasure. Remember the joy you get from reading a riveting story and not wanting to put it down? Our friends at Wellesley Books offer recommendations in a range of genres:

Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown tells the true story of the 1936 Olympic gold medal United …

Summer Reading Recommendations

Sara Romer

For most high school students, there are about ten weeks of summer sandwiched between the SATs, ACTs, the spring finals rush, and the start of school, including the full-fledged admission application season that unfolds for seniors in the fall.

Ten weeks to relax and reflect; to connect with friends and family in ways the school calendar doesn’t often allow. Yes, there’s even time to read –for pure pleasure.

Students may be looking for a variety of books this…

Rising Seniors Recommend their Favorite Books

If you are like most high school students, summer is your time for pleasure reading Each year, we ask our clients who are soon to be seniors to name their favorite books. Some of their suggestions are below along with additional recommendations in the genre.

 

Best Sellers Turned Films. Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being A Wallflower is the coming-of-age story of Charlie whose letters to a stranger become a coping mechanism for dealing with the loss of his dear friend and…

Holiday Book Suggestions

In addition to usual end-of-the-semester rush involving final exams and projects, many of us still have to face the daunting task of holiday shopping. To help you with this, here are some of the best bookswe have read this year.

Meta Maus – Art Spiegelman revisits his Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel in this work that is part scrapbook and part behind-the-scenes commentary.

Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN – James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales take an insider…

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