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Summer Reads

5 Must-Read Beach Novels For Your Next Vacation

Posted 07.18.2014 | OWN

Read them by the sea, by the pool, on the porch. Each one is secret vacation inside your vacation. The Hundred-Year House By Rebecca Makkai 35...

10 Summer Blockbusters

Oyster Books | Posted 06.05.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

Why are books almost always better than the movie? The characters are never badly acted, the soundtrack is whatever you want it to be, and 35-year-olds don't play high schoolers. So give yourself the cred to say the original was way superior, and read these 10 Summer Blockbusters before they reach a screen near you.

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...

Great Summer Reads By Latinos

NBC Latino | Posted 08.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Puerto Rican poet, novelist, and essayist Giannina Braschi is a true force of nature. Born in 1953 into an affluent San Juan family, by the age of 14 ...

The One Book O's Books Editor Wants You To Read

Posted 08.15.2013 | OWN

Finally...a smart, sly, real novel for all of us! Leigh Haber, the new head of books at O mag reveals her favorite read for this summer -- plus her 4 ...

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...

Tai Chi and Aliens: The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

Few books begin more engagingly than The Lives of Tao, a science fiction romp which wears its principal strength -- the wit and humor of the narrative voice -- on its sleeve.

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...

What Is Your College President Reading This Summer?

Scott Willyerd | Posted 07.20.2012 | College
Scott Willyerd

For many, summer is a chance to dive into a good book. It's no different for college presidents -- although what they consider a "beach read" is not generally what the rest of us pack for vacation.

Food for Thought: Two Lovely Books for Summer

Rozanne Gold | Posted 09.08.2012 | Food
Rozanne Gold

Here are two wonderful summer reads about food and family from exotic climes: One is a memoir, the other, a cookbook.

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 ...

Review: Operation: Montauk

Rachael Berkey | Posted 08.19.2012 | Books
Rachael Berkey

I wasn't really sure what I was getting into when I started Operation: Montauk, but I ended up pleasantly surprised. Fast-moving and exciting, there a...

Great Summer Reads for Federal Leaders

Tom Fox | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Tom Fox

Even if you prefer The Hunger Games to the latest management tome, summer is the perfect time for federal leaders to check out some books that offer new leadership ideas, tools or techniques.

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.

Frightening Books to Help People of Any Age Own the Night

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 07.30.2012 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

When you're a teenaged book lover summer reading is the best reading! The freest reading! It's staying up all night under the covers with a flashlight because you don't have class in the morning reading!

A New Way To Sell Books?

Posted 05.21.2012 | Books

If you're struck by wanderlust but are short a few vacation days this summer, reading can transport you anywhere: the west coast, the Himalayas, Europ...

17 Smart Books You Must Read This Summer

Lisa Bloom | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Lisa Bloom

How do you find great books to read? Here's a reading list of books that will stir you, provoke you, keep you up at night and make you late for work, and get your grey matter sizzling.

5 Best Summer Indie Beach Reads

Amy Edelman | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books
Amy Edelman

Let's face it. You can pretty much predict what everyone else at the beach will be reading this summer.

Summer's Biggest, Juciest Book Adventures

npr.org | By Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

The publishing and film industries are innately intertwined -- the peanut butter and chocolate of the entertainment world. This complimentary, crackli...

8 New Books To Bring To The Beach With You This Weekend

GoLocalProv | Robin Kall, GoLocalProv Books Columnist | Posted 08.29.2011 | Books

The summer reading excitement continues with more of my favorite picks, all of which are available in paperback and are perfect for a delightful day a...

50 Summer Steals: These Books Are Practically Free!

paidContent | Laura Hazard Owen | Posted 08.28.2011 | Books

Publishers’ experiments in e-book pricing continue: Open Road Integrated Media today launched “50 Summer Steals,” a two-week promotion pricing o...

Spotted Reading In Public: What's Everyone Else Reading This Summer?

Posted 08.21.2011 | Books

After a long, harsh winter, it is finally really warming up outside. And, boy, does it feel great! We're sure you're daydreaming of the exotic vaca...