I love summer reading.
Sitting on the beach, under a favorite tree or in a hammock, escaping into a book is one of my favorite summer treats.
But it’s tough to pick new books sometimes. Word-of-mouth is my usual plan of attack. Or book lists on the internet. Or wander around the bookstore to see what looks interesting.
I’m in need of a summer read right now. I finally broke down and read The Hunger Games (and will probably pick up the sequels) but I want something a little meatier, something good.
If you’re in the same boat, skip Fifty Shades and check out this flowchart from teach.com to find yourself a new book:
Via Teach.com and USC Rossier Online
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