Was it bribery? Totally.
But it worked. The books I read during those summer months fed my brain just enough, so that when I was finally old enough to realize how awesome reading is, my brain wasn't completely malnourished. And some of those books have stuck with me my entire life--I still read them whenever given the chance and brag about them as often as I can. Titles like this one:
(If you've never read FIFTEEN, do it. DO IT NOW!!)
So I'm curious, Fan Club, what summertime reads
do you hold dear to your heart?
(Ice cream cone erasers for anyone who says, SUMMER ON THE SHORT BUS)