After you’ve stuffed your beach bag with a caftan, sunscreen and a wide-brimmed hat, don’t forget one more crucial inclusion—a great book! Whether you prefer an electronic edition or classic hard copy, these new tomes, ranging from guilty pleasure chick lit to necessary nonfiction and futuristic figments, will take your summertime escapades to the next level. Ready, set, read!
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With the turn of the 20th century as a backdrop, Russian transplant and orphan Malka Treynovsky comes of age touring America in an ice cream truck.
The Ice Cream Queen Of Orchard Street
Susan Jane Gilman
Penned by the former editor of
Cosmpolitan, this suspense thriller follows media mainstay Robin Trainer as she fends off serious threats from an unidentified stalker.
A spinoff from the bestselling
Big Girl Panties, this guilty pleasure paperback details pro baseball player Chase Walker's courtship of entrepreneur Amanda Cole, who can't be bothered.
The Sweet Spot
When eighteen-year-old Abbie Sternberg learns her grandmother is being exploited via Abbie's mother's blog, she intervenes with a kidnapping.
Adding to the will-she-or-won't-she speculation, this behind-the-scenes account from the former Secretary of States gives a glimpse into the four years she served on President Barack Obama's administration.
This follow-up memoir recounts Deborah Rodriguez's journey in a fully-packed Mini Cooper to Mexico, where she starts a new life.
Margarita Wednesdays: Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea
After straying in his marriage, successful British artist Richard Haddon endeavors to win back his wife.
I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You
Inspired by real letters and telegrams, author Naomi Wood imagines how it was to be each of the four women who were married to Ernest Hemingway.
Despite a life that looks perfect on paper, Allison Weiss suffers from a prescription pill addiction that she tries to pull out of in Jennifer Weiner's latest page-turner.
All Fall Down
Nellie Bennett relocates from Sydney to Seville where she dances into a series of romances before discovering her one true love: Spain.
Only In Spain: A Foot-Stomping, Firecracker of a Memoir about Food, Flamenco, and Falling in Love
Set in 1980's London, this charming read tours the misadventures of 20-year-old nanny Nina Stibbe via letters she writes to her sister.
Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home
Following the catastrophic collapse of her father's nuclear plant, teenager Emily Shepard creates a new identiy for herself and commences a life on the run.
Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands
During the Jazz Age, Jo Hamilton and her eleven sisters escape their father's oppression by going to the Kingfisher club.
The Girls At The Kingfisher Club
A technology thriller set in the dystopian future,
The Word Exchange chronicles Anana Johnson's journey to find her missing father.
The Word Exchange
Eternally a wedding guest, Jen Doll navigates a series of nuptials to unveil modern relationships in this fresh memoir.
Save The Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest