Toss them in your beach bag. Throw them in your bike basket. Read 'em, love 'em and leave 'em by the pool. Here are the hottest books of July, fresh out in softback, no batteries required.
Our Favorite Authors Choose Their Favorite Summer Reads
Three titles you won't be able to put down.
6 Sizzling New Beach Reads
You want the perfect beachside, poolside, curl-up-in-the-cabana-and-forget-time-exists kind of novel? Here are a half-dozen, all with sun-kissed summer attitude.
Gillian Flynn Picks the 5 Best Thrillers of Summer 2013
The Gone Girl author unveils summer's nail-biting-est reads that really got her pulse racing.
5 Arresting New Memoirs Jeanette Winterson Wants You to Read
"Memoir...satisfies our need for gossip and intimacy, for testimony and confessional, and in this world of spin, offers a truthful account of what it means to succeed or fail, to love or lose, to break your heart and mend it again."
The 5 Best Novels of Summer 2013 (Chosen by Karen Russell)
Five flights of fancy recommended by a writer who knows a thing or two about literary pyrotechnics.
O's 2013 Summer Reading List
If your idea of the perfect summer romance is finding a great new read to fall in love with, you've come to the right place. Here are the season's un-put-down-able titles recommended by Gillian Flynn, Jeanette Winterson and Karen Russell.
5 Powerful Short Story Collections That Pack a Big Punch
Reading stories is like stealing time. You can down one in 15 minutes and feel like you've just watched a whole movie. So whether you're headed to the beach or chilling at home, hit the bookstore first for these five powerful new collections.