30 Summer Books To Get Excited About

Any book is a beach read if you read it on a beach.

1. Severance by Ling Ma

2. No One Tells You This by Glynnis MacNicol

3. The Optimistic Decade by Heather Abel

4. Old in Art School by Nell Painter

5. Junk by Tommy Pico

6. Belly Up by Rita Bullwinkel

7. Pops by Michael Chabon

8. The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward

9. Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

10. Against Memoir by Michelle Tea

11. How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs

12. Kudos by Rachel Cusk

13. A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

14. Hey Ladies! The Story of 8 Best Friends, 1 Year, and Way, Way Too Many Emails by Michelle Markowitz and Caroline Moss

15. New Poets of Native Nations, edited by Heid E. Erdrich

16. Early Work by Andrew Martin

17. Mem by Bethany C. Morrow

18. Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

19. Still Lives by Maria Hummel

20. There There by Tommy Orange

21. Lilith, but Dark by Nichole Perkins

22. The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon

23. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

24. Slave Old Man by Patrick Chamoiseau

25. The Seas by Samantha Hunt

26. Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

27. Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors

28. The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

29. Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart by Mimi Swartz

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