Whether you're looking for a mystery or a memoir, chick-lit or historical fiction, we have a book for you. Check out our picks for summer's best reads.
For a Fun Romp
By Laura Moriarty
It's 1922, and "It Girl" Louise Brooks (reimagined at 15) plans to take Manhattan by storm. Her chaperone, Cora, has her own reason for quitting Wichita. Will oil and water mix in the Big Apple?
For Smart Romance
The Hypnotist's Love Story
By Liane Moriarty
As a therapist, Ellen is less freaked out than intrigued to discover that her new boyfriend's ex is a stalker. A fresh spin on grappling with misplaced passion.
To Carry You Away
By Jean Zimmerman
A female trader in 17th-century Dutch New York City joins a British spy in her search for a man - or monster - stealing local children. A thriller, love story, and costume drama in one.
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To Grip You
By Luanne Rice
Years ago, coming to the aid of her sister got Clare banished from her family. Now Clare's niece steps into the breach, hoping to bring about reconciliation. A classic Rice page-turner.
For Real-Life Drama
Crossing the Borders of Time
By Leslie Maitland
Schindler's List meets Casablanca in this tale of a daughter's epic search for her mother's prewar beau - 50 years later.
For a Page-Turner
The Uninvited Guests
By Sadie Jones
A train wreck sends survivors ringing the doorbell at an English manor. Set in 1912, Jones's latest proves to be more than a comedy of manners.
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For Rich Romance
By Nell Freudenberger
George woos Amina online, then brings her home to wed. Now for the hard part: making a marriage from a romance based on false advertising.
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
By Anna Quindlen
A beloved writer's rueful insights into a generation that's "still figuring things out" and still wishing to have it all, even at 60.
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