50 of the Best Books to Read This Summer

50 of the Best Books to Read This Summer of the List of lists

These books showed up as 50 of the best books to read.  I loved that they list both fiction and nonfiction.

MY LIFE AS A RAT BY JOYCE CAROL OATES

June 4 | Ecco

THE STATIONARY SHOP BY MARJAN KAMALI

June 18 | Gallery Books

THE LAST GUEST HOUSE BY MEGAN MIRANDA

June 18 | Simon & Schuster

THE DAUGHTERS OF TEMPERANCE HOBBS BY KATHERINE HOWE

June 25 | Henry Holt

FINDING MRS. FORD BY DEBORAH GOODRICH ROYCE

June 25 | Post Hill Press

THEY COULD HAVE NAMED HER ANYTHING BY STEPHANIE JIMENEZ

July 1 | Little A

GOOD GIRL, BAD GIRL BY MICHAEL ROBOTHAM

July 23 | Scribner

SOMEONE WE KNOW BY SHARI LAPENA

July 30 | Pamela Dorman

A PARTICULAR KIND OF BLACK MAN BY TOPE FOLARIN

August 6 | Simon & Schuster

A PURE HEART BY RAJIA HASSIB

August 6 | Viking

CAGING SKIES BY CHRISTINE LEUNENS

August 6 | The Overlook Press

THE SWALLOWS BY LISA LUTZ

August 13 | Ballantine

A KEEPER BY GRAHAM NORTON

August 13 | Atria

THE MEMORY POLICE BY YOKO OGAWA, TRANSLATED BY STEPHEN SNYDER

August 13 | Pantheon

THE RECKLESS OATH WE MADE BY BRYN GREENWOOD

August 20 | G.P. Putnam’s Sons

THE WORLD DOESN’T REQUIRE YOU BY RION AMILCAR SCOTT

August 20 | Liveright

EMPTY HEARTS BY JULI ZEH, TRANSLATED BY JOHN CULLEN

August 20 | Nan A. Talese

EVERYTHING INSIDE BY EDWIDGE DANTICAT

August 27 | Knopf

LAST ONES LEFT ALIVE BY SARAH DAVIS-GOFF

August 27 | Flatiron

THE GIRL WHO LIVED TWICE BY DAVID LAGERCRANTZ

August 27 | Knopf

THE BEEKEEPER OF ALEPPO BY CHRISTY LEFTERI

August 27 | Ballantine

A BETTER MAN BY LOUISE PENNY

August 27 | Minotaur


NONFICTION BOOKS TO READ THIS SUMMER


FORMATION BY RYAN LEIGH DOSTIE

June 4 | Grand Central Publishing

LEAVING THE WITNESS BY AMBER SCORAH

June 4 | Viking

THE WAY HOME BY MARK BOYLE

June 11 | Oneworld

KINGDOM OF LIES BY KATE FAZZINI

June 11 | St. Martin’s Press

THE COITUS CHRONICLES BY PERSIMMON OLIVE

June 11 | Skyhorse

LOVE THY NEIGHBOR BY AYAZ VIRJI, M.D.

June 11 | Convergent

THE ADVENTURES OF MAUD WEST, LADY DETECTIVE BY SUSANNAH STAPLETON

June 13 | Picador

IN PAIN BY TRAVIS RIEDER

June 18 | Harper

OUTRAGES BY NAOMI WOLF

June 18 | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

THE PATIENT ASSASSIN BY ANITA ANAND

June 25 | Scribner

THE WAY THROUGH THE WOODS BY LITT WOON LONG, TRANSLATED BY BARBARA J. HAVELAND

July 2 | Spiegel & Grau

BENEATH THE TAMARIND TREE BY ISHA SESAY

July 9 | Dey Street Books

THREE WOMEN BY LISA TADDEO

July 9 | Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster

WHAT DO WE NEED MEN FOR? BY E. JEAN CARROLL

July 16 | St. Martin’s Press

HABEN BY HABEN GIRMA

August 6 | Twelve

WHEN I WAS WHITE BY SARAH VALENTINE

August 6 | St. Martin’s Press

CONSENT BY DONNA FREITAS

August 13 | Little, Brown, & Co.

KOCHLAND BY CHRISTOPHER LEONARD

August 13 | Simon & Schuster

NOBODY’S VICTIM BY CARRIE GOLDBERG

August 13 | Plume

HOW TO BE ANTIRACIST BY IBRAM X. KENDI

August 20 | Oneworld

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT BOOKS BY LEAH PRICE

August 20 | Basic Books

SYRIA’S SECRET LIBRARY BY MIKE THOMSON

August 20 | PublicAffairs

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