10 Weeks. 10 Categories. Start Reading New!

Summer is here, and what better way to rest, relax, and recharge than by reading great books?

No one said summer reading had to be required or dull—these suggested books from IVP are meant to awaken new interests, stir the imagination, and inspire lively conversation. And with savings of 40% off and free US shipping (just use promo code SUMMER19 or click below), now's the time to join our summer reading challenge and commit yourself to reading (or devouring) a book from each category over the course of the season.

Fill out this interactive checklist and check out #IVPSummerReading on Instagram to join the community!

(Offer valid on print and digital titles through August 31, 2019.)

FIND A BOOK:   ▶︎ WITH A BLUE COVER   ▶︎ BY A WOMAN   ▶︎ FROM THE 70s OR 80s   ▶︎ FOR CHILDREN   ▶︎ BY A PERSON OF COLOR   ▶︎ ON ART & IMAGINATION   ▶︎ TELLING SOMEONE ELSE'S STORY   ▶︎ ON SCIENCE OR HISTORY   ▶︎ ON TRENDING TOPICS   ▶︎ TO READ WITH OTHERS

Read a Book with a Blue Cover

Blue — the color of summertime sky, ocean waves, blueberrry popsicles, and these books!

Read a Book Written by a Woman

These women are ministering in powerful ways and bringing lifegiving words through their books.

Read a Book from the 70's or 80's

Travel back in time and enjoy these classic titles from way back in the 20th century.

Read a Children's Book

The illustrations are cute, the messages are inspirational, and there are whimsical details that will make you giggle!

Read a Book Written by a Person of Color

Expand your horizons and learn eye-opening aspects of theology and life from these diverse authors.

Read a Book on Art & Imagination

Get your creative juices flowing with these books that are sure to awaken the imagination.

Read Someone Else's Story

These memoirs will captivate you, keep you guessing, and push you to practice empathy.

Read a Book on Science or American History

You might be in the sunshine instead of the classroom, but that doesn't mean you can't brush up on your school subjects!

Read a Book on Trending Topics

Need talking points on technology, immigration, or white supremacy? These books aren't afraid to tackle today's most controversial subjects

Read a Book Together

Gather your friends, your small group, or your neighbors for a summer book club with one of these discussion-worthy books!

FIND A BOOK:   ▶︎ WITH A BLUE COVER   ▶︎ BY A WOMAN   ▶︎ FROM THE 70s OR 80s   ▶︎ FOR CHILDREN   ▶︎ BY A PERSON OF COLOR   ▶︎ ON ART & IMAGINATION   ▶︎ TELLING SOMEONE ELSE'S STORY   ▶︎ ON SCIENCE OR HISTORY   ▶︎ ON TRENDING TOPICS   ▶︎ TO READ WITH OTHERS