Summer is the perfect time to catch up on some reading! Below, we’ve gathered links to a dozen reading lists, full of recommended books that are sure to inspire adults and children alike:
Award-Winning and Highly Rated Books
Over the past seven decades, the National Book Foundation has honored nearly 2,700 titles.
Learn how to participate in Oprah’s Book Club, get the Oprah’s Book Club list, discover new books, read book reviews, and find essays from famous authors.
Explore nearly 2,500 recommendations from NPR staff and trusted critics.
The year’s best fiction offered many paths toward greater understanding and meaningful escape.
These titles call for greater awareness and empathy.
The fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that deepened our understanding, ignited our curiosity, and helped us escape.
The fiction and nonfiction, old and new, that kept us going.
The 10 best books of 2020, according to B&N.
These 13 titles scored perfect four-star reviews from USA TODAY‘s critics.
These groundbreaking new reads have the makings of timeless classics.
Books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry, and pictures for all age levels that reflect and encourage children’s interests in exemplary ways.
A curated list built from listener recommendations and picks from an expert panel of judges, grouped into categories to help you find just the right books for the kids in your life.