It’s fall and the school year is in full swing! Most teachers are swamped, being the awesome educators they are, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a tiny break here or there.
Here are some of the hottest books of the fall, perfect for book clubs, teacher lounge discussions, and reading to escape from the stress of the day, even if for only a little while.
These books deal with some adult themes and situations, so they are for the teacher’s leisure reading… not your students!
- Purity by Jonathan Franzen
The latest novel by Jonathan Franzen follows a young woman named Pip Tyler as she tries to understand who she is.
- Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
A personal literary exploration of America’s racial history.
- Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Erik Larson, the bestselling author of narrative nonfiction, presents the story of the sinking of the Lusitania.
- Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel by Salman Rushdie
The great Salman Rushdie’s latest work of fiction tells a story in which our world has been plunged into an age of unreason.
- Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
A novel that explores the realm of a marriage over the course of twenty-four years.
- The Marvels by Brian Selznick
The Caldecott Award winner plays with his inventive form and creates an adventure about the power of story
(Okay. This is one for you and your students. Enjoy!)
What books are on your reading list this fall?