Regardless of whether you’re pursuing a career in STEM, social sciences, or the arts it is important to continue your growth in literacy. In previous book club posts, we’ve talked about how reading can act as a calm space in the craziness of college preparation, as well as develop your writing and creative thinking skills. In addition to these outstanding literacy benefits, reading regularly can provide you with new experiences, perspectives, and life lessons that will help you become a more well-rounded student and individual. With that said, here are few reads to add to your spring reading list:
Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage by Amy Klobuchar
If you’re not the kind of reader who can indulge in hours of reading, anthologies may be something to try! This anthology is inspired by the #shepersisted movement, but includes inspiring essays from both male and female actors, athletes, activists and more.
How to Make Friends With the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow
Looking for an indulging fiction read? This newly released novel is centered around the main protagonist “Tiger” who learns to find peace with darkness after the loss of her mother and learns to navigate dysfunctional family relationships, friendships, and sisterhood. Totally relatable on so many levels!
Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia
Not into the deep stuff? Enter Title Here is also extremely relatable, packed with humor and realness. The protagonist has a flawless academic record and a laundry list of extracurriculars, but knows there are plenty more outstanding students just like her. In order to get into her dream school, she seeks a unique way to stand out from the crowd.
Not sold on these books? Check out our winter reading lists: