10 Reasons Why Summer is the Best for Book Lovers

1.

More hours in the day means more hours for reading.

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Looking for your next summer read? Check out When We Were Sisters by Emilie Richards.

 

2.

Sunshine is so much better than lamplight.

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Spend your summer afternoon with Matilda Duplaine.

 

3.

Hotly anticipated new releases!

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Are you ready for a great new release? Try The Woman in the Photo by Mary Hogan, out now.

 

4.

There’s no better place to read a book than in the wild outdoors…

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Have you read any Cli-Fi yet? Start here.

 

5.

…Or maybe the beach…

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The Nest is the perfect beach read, and the book that everybody is talking about!

 

6.

…Or on a boat.

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Want some fantastic non-fiction? Try Stalin’s Daughter by Rosemary Sullivan while you ride the waves.

 

7.

Summer thunderstorms make every book more mysterious.

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Check out Mary Kubica’s latest thriller, Don’t You Cry.

 

8.

Book club can be held in the backyard.

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The Choices We Make, by Karma Brown, available July 16, will give any book club a lot to talk about.

 

9.

The kids always want to be at the park, which means more time to read!

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You’ll let the kids play all day if it means you can sit and read Tamar Cohen’s The Fallout for longer.

 

10.

Garage sales mean more opportunities to buy books!

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Looking for a new take on a classic? Try After Alice by Gregory Maguire.

 

    Karen Green

    Karen Green is a freelance writer and big city ex-pat now living in rural Ontario. She writes for numerous print and online publications, and considers her library card to be one of her most valuable possessions.

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