Summer (book) lovin’ had me a blast…. summer (book) loving’ happened so fast… I read a book (like these) perfect for me! Okay, enough Grease flashbacks and on with this list of 10 books you won’t want to miss this summer!
1. Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton
The alphabet author (each of her books corresponds with a letter of the alphabet), is back at the mysteries again in her P.I. Kinsey Millhone series. This time, Millhone is investigating a grisly murder and sexual assault in an elite private school.
2. Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta
Recently divorced, a level-headed middle-aged mother becomes obsessed with a pornographic site, while her college student son faces endless gender wars on campus.
3. Sour Heart: Stories by Jenny Zhang
A collection of short stories following the lives of women who live in New York.
4. The Late Show by Michael Connelly
A young LAPD detective named Renée finds herself punished with the night shift after accusing a supervisor of harassment, though the late-night work hours only fuel her intrigue in a case involving two female victims.
5. Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History’s Most Iconic Extinct Creatures by Ben Mezrich
Mezrich’s book follows the true story of a team of geneticists, lead by Harvard geneticist George Church, as they try and bring a Woolly Mammoth “back to life.”
6. But Seriously by John McEnroe
The follow-up to the often brazen tennis star’s 2002 memoir, You Cannot Be Serious.
7. Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani
A WWII veteran, now taking up a career as a cab driver, becomes entranced with the life and work of Shakespeare, as well as Calla Borelli, the woman who runs the local Shakespeare group.
8. The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand
When their dad passes away, two identical twin sisters, who were raised separately when their parents divorced years before, must decide whether they should put aside their differences and reconcile.
9. Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
In this murder mystery, a London book editor searches for clues as to who murdered one of her bestselling, and most popular crime authors.
10. I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart
Notable funny man Kevin Hart steps over into the literary world with his debut memoir full of humble beginnings, as well as plenty of laugh out loud experiences.
Whether it technically feels like summer vacation wherever you are on the globe or not, these books are a great way to pass (and enjoy) your time off.
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