Grab your bullet journals and reading trackers, and keep those highlighters at the ready, because it's time to Get Your Geek On! We have curated picks to get you through the rest of the summer. Start out with some books full of enough facts and stats to make your head explode, then calm down with a graphic novel (or two, or ten...). After that, gain some inspiration from Ted Talk speakers like Brene Brown and Brian Cox, and then finish off your summer by diving into a new series.
Sink Into a Series
Ted Talk Speakers to Learn From
Facts & Stats to Dive Into
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