38 Books You’ll Want To Read This Summer

What makes a book a "summer book"? Only the fact that it comes out in the summer, the time of year when — despite the fact that the last thing many of us feel like doing is sitting still — there seems to be a mandate to read something, anything. But maybe that does make a certain kind of sense. If we didn't schedule time for ourselves to slow down and lose ourselves in a book for a little while, we might just keep going and going, spinning into oblivion — or at least straight into the fall.
Here, then, are some books coming out over these next few months; all are ideal for the much-needed break with reality we've all more than earned.

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