LitStack Rec: Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List & Shotgun Lovesongs

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Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List In uncertain times, we look to the familiar things, and this past week, it was great to see a  summer reading from President Barack Obama. One of our most literary presidents, and a prolific reader and writer, he began a tradition of posting his summer list while at the White [….]

'Robopocalypse' Asked to be Removed from High School Reading List

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From i09: Every now and then, a parent complains about their child being exposed to a science fiction book that contains challenging ideas or language — most notoriously, last year there was the whole kerfuffle over Ender’s Game. But the latest outcry is over what might be the most unexpected text of them all: Robopocalypse, [….]

LitStaff Pick: Summer Lovin' – Best Books for Your Beachbag

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  Ah…summer. The beach. The sand. The incessant present of school age children. Summer means a lot of things to a lot of people, but to us, it means one very essential thing: summer reading. This week’s staff pick is all about those books we can’t wait to toss in our bags and head out [….]