Great Books

 
The Great Books Group explores literary masterpieces that are ideal for discussion and reflection.  Featured this year is Great Conversations 3 by the Great Books Foundation.  In addition, the group will read and discuss various classic works by authors such as Jack London and Charlotte Bronte.

Life Readers

 
Life Readers will explore a literary classic in depth over the span of six months.

Cast your vote for winner of the Battle of the Recorded Bands!

"Clairvoyant" by Third of Winter
13% (3 votes)
"Chameleon" by Jack Schafer
33% (8 votes)
"Cliffs of Dover" by 80HD
29% (7 votes)
"Hallelujah" by Laudy Allam
17% (4 votes)
"Sugar, We're Goin Down" by Come February
8% (2 votes)
Total votes: 24

Reading Suggestions

If you are looking for something to read (and then review) we have some suggestions:

In honor of Battle of the Recorded Bands, we want to know: What musical genre are you?

Classical: I’m quiet and introspective. I prefer the finer things, but don’t show it off
17% (5 votes)
Electronica: I’m a perfectionist, and need everything to be just so. My favorite language is math
7% (2 votes)
Folk & Country: I love animals, the outdoors, getting dirty, and making things with my hands
3% (1 vote)
Hip Hop & Rap: I have a way with words, am super outgoing, and love to dance
10% (3 votes)
Jazz: I go with the flow, improvising with what goes on around me
21% (6 votes)
Rock: I’m spontaneous and wear my emotions on my sleeve. I’m kind of loud and just put myself out there
41% (12 votes)
Total votes: 29

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What's your favorite (non-sequel) YA book from 2014? Vote below, or tell us what we missed in the comments!

Dorothy Must Die by D. M. Paige
0% (0 votes)
Fat Boy vs. The Cheerleaders by Geoff Herback
13% (2 votes)
Panic by Lauren Oliver
0% (0 votes)
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye J. Walton
13% (2 votes)
This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
13% (2 votes)
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
0% (0 votes)
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
13% (2 votes)
Uncaged by John Sandford
6% (1 vote)
Young Elites by Marie Lu
13% (2 votes)
We Were Liars by e. lockhart
31% (5 votes)
Total votes: 16

What do you love most about the winter season?

All the warm drinks. I now have pure hot cocoa streaming through my veins.
17% (2 votes)
How Hulked-out I'll be after all the snow shoveling.
0% (0 votes)
My fireplace is running nonstop. All of my clothes smell of woodsmoke.
0% (0 votes)
The abundance of food I shove into my face.
25% (3 votes)
All the time off school, from winter break to possible snow days.
50% (6 votes)
Seeing all of my friends and family at various holiday functions. They are the greatest gift. (But regular gifts rock too.)
8% (1 vote)
Total votes: 12
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04/27/2011
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