IU’s Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (OVPUE) joins the Spring IUHS READS! Book Club. All current IU High School students and families, as well as all IU affiliated faculty and staff are invited to join us in reading The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore!
First, I should say that this is not the type of book I normally read. I usually go for Science Fiction or Fantasy – I don’t usually look to Oprah for book advice… I do enjoy high-quality writing, though, which isn’t guaranteed in ‘my kind’ of books. And Invention of Wings is very well written…. Read more »
If you like historical fiction and want to learn more about some of the less widely known events in World War II, you might like Ruta Sepetys’ Between Shades of Gray. It is 1941. Lina is 15 and lives a pretty comfortable life in Lithuania, though there are some tensions as the Soviet Union has… Read more »
Do you like ghost stories and British humor? Then you might really enjoy the Lockwood & Co. series by Jonathan Stroud. My daughter read these books this summer and begged me to read the first title, The Screaming Staircase. I read it and liked it but . . . I stayed up late to finish… Read more »
Are you reading something wonderful? Tell us about a favorite book title, summary (no spoilers, please!), and a brief explanation of why you love the book. With your permission, we will post your recommendation to the website to inspire other students. Your recommendation could also inspire our next book club title!
This summer’s Book Club selection is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.