What are you reading this summer? We've got 10 suggestions for your beach bag

One of my happiest summers was spent on the small sandy beach of a Minnesota lake reading this juicy novel about girls in '60s-era New York.-
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One of my happiest summers was spent on the small sandy beach of a Minnesota lake reading this juicy novel about girls in '60s-era New York.-
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 3:27 PM EDT

The best summer reads are all about being swept up out of your life and into another world, be it one populated by pill-popping '60s bombshells, vampires, or cowboys. We've put together a list of top contenders for space in your beach bag. Some are classics, some have made a deserved splash in the past several years, and one or two are, we hope, new discoveries.



But tell us in the comments: what are you reading this summer?