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10 Best Novels for Summer Reading

  • FICTION

    THE LAST SUMMER OF THE CAMPERDOWNS

    JUNE 3, 2013

FICTION

THE LAST SUMMER OF THE CAMPERDOWNS

by Elizabeth Kelly

More fine work from a writer with a rare gift for blending wit and rue. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LEXICON

    JUNE 18, 2013

FICTION

LEXICON

by Max Barry

An up-all-night thriller for freaks and geeks who want to see their wizards all grown up in the real world and armed to the... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BIG BROTHER

    JUNE 4, 2013

FICTION

BIG BROTHER

by Lionel Shriver

A masterful, page-turning study of complex relationships among our bodies, our minds and our families. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BROKEN PLACES

    MAY 30, 2013

FICTION

THE BROKEN PLACES

by Ace Atkins

The third in Atkins’ acclaimed series (The Lost Ones, 2012, etc.) is a high-tension thriller with a hero to rival Jack... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LADIES' NIGHT

    JUNE 4, 2013

FICTION

LADIES' NIGHT

by Mary Kay Andrews

Humorous and witty and as entertaining as a good night out. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BRING UP THE BODIES

    MAY 22, 2012

FICTION

BRING UP THE BODIES

by Hilary Mantel

The inventiveness of Mantel’s language is the chief draw here; the plot, as such, will engage only the most determined of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ONE LAST THING BEFORE I GO

    AUG. 21, 2012

FICTION

ONE LAST THING BEFORE I GO

by Jonathan Tropper

Tropper entertainingly examines the angst of middle-age masculinity as he looks at Silver, a man both growing up and growing... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A HUNDRED SUMMERS

    MAY 30, 2013

ROMANCE

A HUNDRED SUMMERS

by Beatriz Williams

An elegant if somewhat old-fashioned delayed-gratification seaside romance with a flavor of Daphne du Maurier. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE WORLD OF THE END

    JUNE 25, 2013

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE WORLD OF THE END

by Ofir Touché Gafla ; translated by Mitch Ginsburg

Simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking, handled with sublime assurance, astonishingly inventive, funny and totally... Full review >

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