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7 Book Recs, Courtesy Of L.A.'s Best Authors

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    In this pre-summer heat wave, spending hours watching Netflix under warm covers suddenly loses its appeal. Instead, our subdued desire to lay on a beach and get lost in a great book is now a full-fledged craving.

    A wrong recommendation, however, can really send you spiraling down a dark, wasteful path. But, we're here to save your summer reading list from exactly that fate. Ahead, six brilliant, best-selling writers reveal their last great read.

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