UPDATE: It's Sunday, which means it's time for full-on relaxation mode. Hunker down with one of these page-turners, straight from D.C.'s coolest readers. This story was originally published on May 30.
This time of year is all about warm beach days, road trips, and afternoons spent on a blanket in the park — all lovely and relaxing on their own, but even better when you have a really great book in hand. So, in need of literary inspiration, we sought out some of D.C.'s coolest, most in-the-know bookworms
to find out which tomes they're most excited to dig into this summer.
From snappy page-turners to brainy business books and old-school classics
, they clued us in to an array of titles that are way
more intriguing than that stack of gossip magazines. Click through for the thoughtful suggestions that are bound to fill your favorite tote
— and your brain — all season long.