A lovely, gentle story. I’m
enormously fond of this book and of the character of Anne herself.
There are no villains, no battles, no world-changing events, but
you’ll find a great deal of wisdom in these pages.
Jimmy Fallon is kicking off the
"summer of reading" with a contest to select which book viewers
would like to read with him during his July vacation. Check out the
Penguin Random House books in the running below and be sure to vote
for your favorite.
It's 1969 in New York City's Lower
East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a traveling psychic
who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold
children—four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness—sneak out to
hear their fortunes. READ MORE ▸
The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind
traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and
technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from
settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies. READ MORE ▸
A chronicle of one woman’s struggle
to make sense of her shifting world and her mortality, Somebody I Used to Know
offers a powerful rumination on memory, perception, and the simple
pleasure of living in the moment. READ MORE ▸
Natasha is a perpetual
social media participant and enjoys reading books that will inspire her
or make her cry—there’s really no in-between. You can probably find her
at a bagel store or taking photos of brownstones around New York.
The Order of
Time is an
enthralling book on understanding what time is, how we configure it
and what it means to live in it. Rovelli’s writing is equal parts
melodic and succinct—he makes learning about science entirely
accessible. Definitely set aside some time for
this incredible read.
Quotient is the
perfect steamy summer story. I had so much fun falling in love with
these characters; I’m certain I burst out laughing at their hilarious
and witty banter no less than 100 times. I can’t wait to reread this
John Green knocks it out of the park
with Ava’s story on living with anxiety as a young adult. It is an
unflinchingly honest story of friendship, mental health, and courage.
I read this in one sitting and immediately proceeded to text all of
my friends to read it. If you love young adult, you cannot miss this