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:

  • Grand Illusions: American Art and the First World War
  • Re Jane
  • A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
  • The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate â Discoveries from a Secret World
  • My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues
  • The Mothers
  • Sunshine State
  • Fever Dream

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:

  • Outliers: The Story of Success
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
  • When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice
  • Make Your Home Among Strangers
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Take Me With You
  • Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
  • Alexander Hamilton