College Raptor’s 2017 Summer Reading List

Here's College Raptor's summer reading list 2017

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With tests, projects, school activities, and other academic events (mostly) out of the way, it’s time to take a well-deserved break! Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your summer reading list 2017—whether that be the latest bestseller or a classic you’ve been meaning to get to.

While part of your summer should definitely be dedicated to college prep, ACT/SAT studying, or a part-time job / internship, there will still be plenty of hours left in those warm summer days to curl up with a good book. Be it by poolside, hammock, beneath your favorite tree, or right on your own couch, here are some summer reading suggestions!

Summer Reading List:

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream—William Shakespeare
  • To Kill a Mockingbird—Harper Lee
  • The Sun is Also a Star—Nicola Yoon
  • Room—Emma Donoghue
  • The Martian—Andy Weir
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time—Mark Haddon
  • Ender’s Game—Orson Scott Card
  • I am Malala—Malala Yousafzai
  • Frankenstein—Mary Shelley
  • The Book Thief—Markus Zusak
  • Mrs. Dalloway—Virginia Woolf
  • The Poetry of Edgar Allen Poe—Edgar Allen Poe
  • The Call of the Wild—Jack London
  • The Handmaid’s Tale—Margaret Atwood
  • The Odyssey—Homer
  • Misery—Stephen King
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep—Philip K. Dick
  • The Kite Runner—Khaled Hosseini
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God—Zora Neale Hurston
  • Life of Pi—Yann Martel
  • 1984—George Orwell
  • Gone Girl—Gillian Flynn
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian—Sherman Alexie
  • The Death of a Salesmen—Arthur Miller
  • Ivanhoe—Sir Walter Scott
  • Murder on the Orient Express—Agatha Christie
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings—Maya Angelou
  • The Poetry of Robert Frost—Robert Frost
  • A Farewell to Arms—Ernest Hemingway
  • Emma—Jane Austen

Are your favorites on the list? Which books or authors do you recommend to others? Let us know in the comments below!

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