5 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This Summer

by on May 29, 2015

Summer has basically arrived. (Okay, maybe not quite yet, but it sure feels like it.) And as far as enjoying summer goes, we’re always certain to have a queue of great books ready to read. Listed below are five books we can’t wait to crack open this summer. From fiction to non-fiction, short stories to memoir — these are books you’re going to want to indulge in this summer.



Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Release Date: June 16, 2015

Forget Chelsea Handler and forget Mindy Kaling — now this guy is funny.


The Star Side of Bird Hill by Naomi Jackson

Release Date: June 30, 2015

Set in Barbados, Naomi Jackson’s debut is said to be as lyrical as it is rich in culture. We’re interested.


Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Release Date: July 14, 2015

Anyone who would call themselves “a reader” is most likely squirming in their seats for Harper Lee’s sequel.


The State We’re In: Maine Stories by Ann Beattie

Release Date: August 11, 2015

Beattie is a master of the short story, and we can’t wait to get our hands on her newest collection.


The Last Love Song by Tracy Daugherty

Release Date: August 25, 2015

A much anticipated biography of Joan Didion… need we say more?

Featured Image: Loren Kerns; all book covers c/o of publishers