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!
The Ice Cream Queen Of Orchard Street
Susan Jane Gilman
Most Likely To Make You Quit Your Day Job
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.
Eyes On You
Most Likely To Make You Put Your Account On Private
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.
The Sweet Spot
Most Likely To Make You Care About Baseball
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.
Most Likely To Make You Call Your Grandma
When eighteen-year-old Abbie Sternberg learns her grandmother is being exploited via Abbie's mother's blog, she intervenes with a kidnapping.
Most Likely To Stir Up Dinner Party Conversation
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.
Margarita Wednesdays: Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea
Most Likely To Make You Take Up A Second Language
This follow-up memoir recounts Deborah Rodriguez's journey in a fully-packed Mini Cooper to Mexico, where she starts a new life.
I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You
Most Likely To Make You Believe In Second Chances
After straying in his marriage, successful British artist Richard Haddon endeavors to win back his wife.
Most Likely To Make You Revisit A Classic
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.
All Fall Down
Most Likely To Make You Question Your Doctor
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.
Only In Spain: A Foot-Stomping, Firecracker of a Memoir about Food, Flamenco, and Falling in Love
Most Likely To Make You Take Up Flamenco
Nellie Bennett relocates from Sydney to Seville where she dances into a series of romances before discovering her one true love: Spain.
Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home
Most Likely To Evoke Your Babysitting Days
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.
Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands
Most Likely To Sway You Against Global Warming
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.
The Girls At The Kingfisher Club
Most Likely To Make You Bust Out Your Flapper Dress
During the Jazz Age, Jo Hamilton and her eleven sisters escape their father's oppression by going to the Kingfisher club.
The Word Exchange
Most Likely To Make You Unplug
A technology thriller set in the dystopian future, The Word Exchange chronicles Anana Johnson's journey to find her missing father.
Save The Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest
Most Likely To Make You Elope
Eternally a wedding guest, Jen Doll navigates a series of nuptials to unveil modern relationships in this fresh memoir.