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How to power through your summer reading list

Summertime—a period when college students get to kick back and just relax. Who cares if you forget half of what you learned during the last semester, right? Not so fast, doing some summer reading will not only keep your brain sharp, but also give you a head start on classes in the fall.

You can still enjoy the great outdoors while you finish your summer reading list. (Credit: presta HertzaHaeon)

You can still enjoy the great outdoors while you finish your summer reading list. (Credit: presta HertzaHaeon)

No one is saying you have to read War and Peace, but the benefits of adding some of the written word into your diet of sun and fun from June through August may just outlast your tan. Here are some things to consider when creating or selecting your summer reading list. Read more

Questia’s summer reading list and other ways to keep your mind sharp over summer break

Summer readingSummer break is here and at last, and now that your schedule has opened up, make productive use of the time! Have fun while keeping your mind sharp by taking in some summer reading, checking out museums, doing volunteer work and playing brain games. As a gift to our readers, we’ve even opened up TEN great books for free to enjoy throughout your summer break! Read more

Winter break reading list

Congratulations on completing your finals and finishing up another semester.  Winter break is the time to relax and catch up on some leisure reading that you may not have time for during the semester. On the reading list below are some great choices for Christmas holiday reading including short stories, haunting tales, and Christmas poetry. As a gift to our readers, we’ve opened these books up for free for your winter break! Enjoy! Read more