Here’s What We’ve Been Reading!

As we enter the final stretch of the school year (hooray!), we’d like to take a moment to share what our faculty and staff read over Spring Break. We hope everyone had a relaxing couple of weeks filled with sunshine, fun, and a good book or two. Participating readers were entered into our Reading Raffle to win fabulous prizes (sound familiar?).

Without further ado, here’s the handy-dandy list of reads! In no particular order:

  • Dr. BellMaster and Margarita/Mikhail Bulgakov
  • Ms. FelsBrooklyn and Nora Webster/Colm Toibin and World Gone By/Denis Lehane
  • Mr. MercadoA Chicano Theology/Andrés Guerrero
  • Ms. Covey – Carry On/Rainbow Rowell; Shadowshaper/Daniel Jose Older; and Serafina and the Black Cloak/Robert Beatty
  • Ms. Bloedau – At the Edge of the Orchard/Tracy Chevalier
  • Dr. WhitedIs Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)/Mindy Kahling
  • Ms. LaComb – The City of Thieves/David Benioff
  • Ms. Nellis – The Past/Tessa Hadley
  • Ms. Batarseh – David Copperfield/Charles Dickens, and The Wise Man’s Fear/Patrick Rothfuss
  • Mr. Day – Un Royaume de Femmes/Anton Tchekhov
  • Ms. Myers – I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban/Malala Yousafzai 
  • Mr. Cunningham – White Noise/Don Delillo, and Patience/Dan Clowes
  • Ms. Wessels – Double Fudge Brownie Murder/Joanne Fluke
  • Ms. Manning – The Thing Around Your Neck/Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Our Endless Numbered Days/Claire Fuller
  • Ms. Monahan – Mistress Shakespeare/Karen Harper; The Fourth Bear/Jasper Fforde; Murder Unleashed and A Nose for Justice/Rita Mae Brown; The Shell Collector/Anthony Doerr
  • Mr. Billings – The Wisdom of the Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life/Luc Ferry; Greek Gods, Human Lives: What We Can Learn from Myths/Mary Lefkowitz; Mr. Bridge/Evan Connell.
  • Mr. Neukom – Age of Innocence/Edith Wharton
  • Ms. Fackenthall – Beautiful Ruins/Jess Walter
  • Ms. Melinson – Brilliant/Roddy Doyle; The Global Achievement Gap/Tony Wagner


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