Top 9 Books to Read Before Summer Ends

Top 9 Books to Read Before Summer Ends

By Elizabeth Lee , Aug 11th 2014

Every month, hundreds and thousands of print and digital books are published. To help you avoid information overload, we're spotlighting our top 3 book picks for adults, teens/young adults and children to watch out for!

Upcoming Books for Adults:

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1) Why Football Matters by Mark Edmundson
Football is more way more than just a game -- so what exactly does it mean to be a football player? In Why Football Matters, Mark Edmundson reflects on his high school football career, relating it to larger truths about the ways football shapes America's men.

2) The Virgin Way by Richard Branson
Over the past 40 years, Richard Branson has worked on building the Virgin Group. The Virgin Way reflects on his swashbuckling style of leadership that has been criticized by his own colleagues, and at the same time has let to great victories and losses.

3) The End of Absence by Michael Harris
The Internet has revolutionized communication technology and soon enough, life before the Internet will be forgotten. In The End of Absence, Michael Harris recalls parts of our world's past that we should never forget and he encourages us to take pleasure in the absence of technology.

Upcoming Books for Teens/Young Adults:

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1) The Maze Runner (Movie Tie-In Edition) by James Dashner
In the newest edition of the first book from the bestselling Maze Runner series, The Maze Runner features movie art on the front and back cover, as well as 8 full page, full color inserts with photos from the upcoming film. In this fast-paced, action-packed story of friendship and teamwork, the protagonist Thomas must learn to adapt to life in the Glade and unite with his new friends (and deal with his enemies) in order to escape the confines of the community through a dangerous, life-sized maze.

2) I Am Malala (Young Readers Edition) by Tanuja Desai Hidier
Malala Yousafzai, now an international symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize nominee, almost lost her life when she was shot in the head by a member of the Taliban. Read the remarkable story of a girl who knew from a young age that she wanted to change the world.

3) The Iron Trial by Holly Black
Unlike most kids, Callum Hunt wants to fail the Iron Trial. When he fails at failing, he is admitted to the Magisterium, a place that's both sinister and sensational. Follow the adventures of Callum at the Magisterium as he learns about its dark ties to his past and embarks on a shady, twisted path into his future!

Upcoming Books for Children:

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1) T-Rex Trying and Trying by Hugh Murphy
In Hugh Murphy's new book, T-Rex and his family (She-Rex and Wee-Rex) encounter obstacles as a modern prehistoric family. From T-Rex trying to take a selfie to Wee-Rex trying to crawl, T-Rex Trying and Trying will make you fall in love with this adorable and hilarious family of dinosaurs.

2) Fly Guy's Amazing Tricks by Tedd Arnold
Fly Guy has learned a lot of new tricks, but he got himself in trouble by showing them off during dinner time. Find out what happens to fly guy and how his tricks come in handy when he and Buzz get picked on by a bully!

3) Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate DiCamillo
Leroy Ninker Saddles Up is a spin-off starring one of Kate DiCamillo's favorite characters from New York Times bestselling Mercy Watson. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso and a pair of boots... but what he doesn't have is a horse. Read about his encounter with Maybelline and the friendship they develop in this new release!


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