Co-ed independent day school in Boston's Back Bay for academically adventurous students in grades 9–12

Recommended Reading

A comprehensive collection of all of the recommended reading can be found at our Zotero group site.

Library Recommendations

Recommendations from Around the Web

  • BPL Bibliocommons—See recent arrivals, themed lists, and topic guides for books available just down the street.
  • The Book Network—This blog from the Greater Boston Cooperative Library Association pulls together recommendations from local independent school librarians.
  • New York Times Book Reviews
  • Novelist—Access this database through the Minuteman Library Network for thousands of suggestions.
  • What Should I Read Next?—Type in the title of a favorite book and this site will generate a list of read-alikes for you to try.
  • Whichbook—Toggle between options like "happy - sad," "beautiful - disgusting," and "conventional - unusual" to find books that suit your mood.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults —The Young Adult Library Services Association puts out a list of its favorite books every year. Check out their awards (for best YA lit, graphic novels, non-fiction, and more), too!

Faculty and Staff Recommendations

Recent Recommendations