Summer Recommended Reading!

Summer is the time to be living easy! We have some recommended readings and viewings for the summer. If you have time in-between classes or a long vacation coming up or just looking for a new genre to try we got you covered! All our picks include different forms from fiction to graphic novels to movies. 


Fiction: Holy cow by David Duchovny

Nonfiction: I can't make this up : life lessons by Kevin Hart

Graphic novel: 5 very good reasons to punch a dolphin in the mouth : (and other useful guides) by Matthew Inman

Young Adult: You killed Wesley Payne by Sean Beaudoin

TV Show: Bob's Burgers

Movie: Game Night

Children's: Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney



Fiction: Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Nonfiction: Love, Inc. : dating apps, the big white wedding, and chasing the happily neverafter by Laurie Essig

Graphic novel: On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden

Young Adult: Every day by David Levithan

TV Show: This is Us

Movie: Crazy Rich Asians



Fiction: Mark Z. Danielewski's House of leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Nonfiction: The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

Graphic novel: The Sandman by Neil Gaiman

Young Adult: Anna dressed in blood by Kendare Blake

Movie: Get Out

TV show: Stranger Things

Children's: Scary stories to tell in the dark by Alvin Schwartz



Fiction: Human Acts by Han Kang 

Nonfiction: Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history by S.C. Gwynne

Graphic novel: Hark! : a Vagrant by Kate Beaton

Young Adult: Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

Movie: Glory

TV Show: Boardwalk Empire

Children's: Little house on the prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder


Beach Reads:

Fiction: the Beach Quilt by Holly Chamberlin

Nonfiction: How to be the world's smartest traveler (and save time, money, and hassle) by Christopher Elliot

Graphic Novel: Despicable deadpool by Gerry Duggan

Young Adult: Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus

TV Show: The Good Place

Movie: Jumanji. Welcome to the jungle


Science Fiction/Science:

Fiction: Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson

Nonfiction: Life 3.0 : being human in the age of artificial intelligence by Max Tegmark


Graphic Novel: Ghost in the shell by Masamune Shirow

Young Adult: The Program by Suzane Young


TV show: Fringe

Movie: Jurassic Park

Children's: Mr Wuffles! by David Wiesner



Stop by the 2nd floor of The Library to pick up recommended read lists, with many more titles for each genre! 

picture of reading lists at Harper College Library



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