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:

  • Jessica Jones: Alias Vol. 1 (Jessica Jones Alias, #1)
  • American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
  • My Brilliant Friend (The Neapolitan Novels #1)
  • Miss Benson's Beetle
  • Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches
  • Hollow Kingdom (Hollow Kingdom, #1)
  • The Starless Sea
  • Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am

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:

  • Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss
  • Camanchaca
  • Miss Benson's Beetle
  • Down to Earth: Gardening Wisdom
  • Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1)
  • Homegoing
  • Pious Ambitions: Sally Merriam Wait's Mission South, 1813–1831
  • A Redbird Christmas