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A Summer Reading List (For Grown-Ups)

Grammarly | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books
Grammarly

Every year, students embark on summer vacation with reading lists. Usually consisting of classics and a few token young adult titles, the lists are designed to stave off summer reading loss, a backsliding of literacy skills that affects many students during the summer months.

11 Books You Should Read This Month, According To Amazon

Posted 07.01.2014 | Books

Originally published on Amazon An intimate examination of a martial relationship in a dystopian society, a journalistic dive into Harper Lee's life...

24 Books That Will Captivate Your Kids This Summer

Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents

HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal is grateful that her kid is in school for another week. She's sorry that the rest of your children are already running ...

15 Spiritual Books To Take To The Beach This Summer

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion

Nothing says summer more than a trip to the beach; and nothing says beach more than a good book. The warm weather and calm splash of waves offers the ...

Maddie Crum

16 Great New Books To Read This Summer

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.09.2014 | Books

It's (almost officially) summertime! You may not miss the days of required reading, but if you're looking for a quick and compelling book to sink your...

10 Summer Beach Reads You Don't Want To Miss

Posted 05.21.2014 | Books

Originally published on Amazon Ah, summer. What better time to lounge on a breezy beach with a breezy book? Amazon's recommendations cover the gamu...

10 Summer Blockbuster Books

Posted 05.19.2014 | Books

Originally published on Amazon This summer's biggest hits include the continuations of popular series, such as Janet Evanovich's, as well as a new ...

7 Amazing Books You Should Be Reading This Summer

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.02.2013 | Fifty

It's summer, which is prime reading time for many people. And our post-50 audience is no different. We asked our readers to share their best books of ...

LOOK: 20 Queer Books To Read At The Beach (Or Anywhere Else...)

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.13.2013 | Gay Voices

If you're headed to the beach anytime soon for a bit of a break from your everyday life, then why not also escape into someone else's life by grabbing...

O Magazine's 2013 Summer Reading List

Posted 07.15.2013 | OWN

If your idea of the perfect summer romance is finding a great new read to fall in love with, you've come to the right place. Here are the season...

10 Hottest Summer Reads (And Their Corresponding Cocktails)

| Posted 06.20.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Kirkus: We don’t condone drinking while reading, no sir. Or at least not when our reviewers are reading. Summer, a good boo...

Mary Kay Andrews Has Created the Perfect Summer Read

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.13.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Ladies' Night is a story that is dramatic, hilariously funny, romantic, sexy and satisfying. That should fill all the elements on your wish list for a great summer read.

10 Best Books For Summer 2013

| Posted 06.07.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Kirkus Reviews: Modern-day sorcerers, seaside romance, royal treachery: They’re the stuff of the clever and witty novels be...

READ: Excerpts From Best Summer 2013 Books

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 07.18.2013 | Books

This summer, rather than casting our eye across the shelves like we usually do, we thought, why not go inward? We asked a handful of authors with nove...

15 New Books For Your Beach Bag

Posted 05.23.2013 | OWN

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrom...

Beach Reading 2013: Guide to This Summer's Top E-Book Singles

Howard Polskin | Posted 07.19.2013 | Books
Howard Polskin

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season. With that in mind, Thin Reads has published the world's first guide to the top e-book singles for the summer. Here's what we looked for.

That Magic Something

Rachael Berkey | Posted 10.08.2012 | Books
Rachael Berkey

There are times that I read a story and think to myself: "Wow, what wouldn't I give to be able to write like that?"

The Summer Reads Of HuffPost Editors

Posted 07.25.2012 | Books

We at HuffPost work a lot, but that doesn't mean we don't know how to relax with a good book every once in awhile. Summer is the quintessential tim...

9 Dark Reads For The Beach

Andrew Cotto | Posted 09.12.2012 | Books
Andrew Cotto

Summer reading is usually associated with breezy books to be enjoyed poolside or at the beach. There's a popular correlation between lighter reading m...

9 Brilliant, Haunting Summer Reads

Kat Rosenfield | Posted 09.05.2012 | Books
Kat Rosenfield

From ghostly protagonists to long-dead foils, literature is full of characters whose lives are over before the story even begins - and whom, though we never actually have the pleasure of meeting them, capture our imaginations through flashback, memory, or post-humous narration.

11 Best Books Of Summer 2012

Posted 07.03.2012 | Books

The summer is in full flight, and it's time to take a vacation and settle down with a good book. This year, spurred on by the growth in e-readers ...

Summer Reading: Page Turners For Post 50s

Posted 06.12.2012 | Fifty

Even before the thermostat cracks 70, it seems like every entertainment blog and morning news segment is buzzing about the hottest summer movie releas...

INFOGRAPHIC: What Should You Read This Summer?

Posted 06.13.2012 | Books

Summer technically begins next week, but there's no need to wait until you're in the doldrums to escape with a new novel or an old favorite. Now's the...

This Summer's Hottest Reads, Hand-Picked by Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 08.07.2012 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

It's summer reading club time at your local public library, but why should the kids get to have all the fun? We've been combing our shelves for this summer's best reading -- we hope you'll find your next pool, patio, or plane book here.

Summer's Sizzling Southern Fiction

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

There is something succulent about the halcyon days of the season that has me craving good Southern fiction. Here are some stellar Southern reads that have plenty of buzz and bite.