Looking for summer reading recommendations? ZSR has you covered! Check out our Goodreads page for thematic reading lists to suit bibliophiles of all tastes! Here are a few of the titles from our 2017 Summer Reading list:

  • A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
  • Sunshine State
  • The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
  • The Last Ballad: A Novel
  • Re Jane
  • At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails
  • Jane Steele
  • The Mothers

Project Wake

Additionally, we have a featured list of all selected titles from Project Wake— the University’s summer academic program. This year, the Project Wake titles are centered around the theme “exploring difference, embracing diversity”. New students and Wake Forest University community members are encouraged to read a Project Wake title and join the discussion group on the Sunday afternoon of new student orientation (August 27, 1:30-3 pm). Online registration is available from the New Undergraduate Students site. Here are a few of the Project Wake titles being offered:

  • The Underground Railroad
  • Between the World and Me
  • Wolf Totem
  • When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice
  • How to Be Danish: A Journey to the Cultural Heart of Denmark
  • Outliers: The Story of Success
  • On Liberty
  • Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories