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For Readers: Meet Your Next Good Book

Summer blockbusters

Last summer, with theaters shuttered, several movies that were scheduled to be released were suddenly postponed. The result? Over the next few months, we’ve got a jam-packed line-up that is sure to excite any movie-goer, no matter your preferred genre! If there's a movie you're interested in, chances are there's a book that's similar in style, tone, or character. We've rounded up titles that are in the spirit of this summer's most anticipated movies. Read more...

Covers of A Burning by Megha Majumdar; Spy Island by Chelsea Cain; Lakewood by Megan GiddingsCovers of The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado; The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon; Vagabonds by Hao Jingfang


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cover of Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

"A summer party with a fabulous guest list goes horribly awry in this page-turner full of juicy family secrets." —Gina

cover of Creatures by Crissy Van Meter

Creatures by Crissy Van Meter

"With a fiancé possibly lost at sea, a beached whale, and two negligent parents unexpectedly showing up, the night before Evie’s wedding is nothing like she was anticipating." —Emily

cover of The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson

The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson

"After her white husband dies, Rosalie Iron Wing goes back to her empty childhood home to reclaim her Dakota identity and traditions." —Anne

cover of Too Good to Be True by Carola Lovering

Too Good to Be True by Carola Lovering

"A young woman with OCD falls in love with an older man in this story full of twists and turns and two marriages. It will keep you guessing." —Lillian

cover of The Editor by Steven Rowley

The Editor by Steven Rowley

"James Smale finally sells his first novel when it's chosen by Jacqueline Onassis to edit and publish. But to find the ending she thinks it needs, he needs to delve deep into his family history, finding answers he wasn't expecting." —Mary

cover of Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

"Ryland Grace is the sole crew member aboard the Hail Mary spacecraft, and he is the only one who can save Earth." —Jessica

cover of The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

"A dystopian tale with beautiful prose about what happens to humanity when objects start to disappear from our collective memory." —Gina

A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark

A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark

"Known for his creative world-building, Clark's first full-length fantasy novel builds on the alternate 1912 Cairo from his previous shorter works." —Laura

cover of When the Apricots Bloom by Gina Wilkinson

When the Apricots Bloom by Gina Wilkinson

"Three very different women deal with friendship, trust, and family under severe conditions in modern day Iraq. " —Anne

cover of Everyone in this Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin

Everyone in this Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin

"Anxious, death-obsessed Gilda accidentally lands herself a job as a secretary in a Catholic church and becomes entangled in her predecessor’s life and death." —Emily

cover of Our Woman in Moscow by Beatriz Williams

Our Woman in Moscow by Beatriz Williams

"In the autumn of 1948, Iris Digby vanishes from her London home with her American diplomat husband and their two children. The world is shocked by the family’s sensational disappearance." —Mary

cover of Good Company by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Good Company by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

"Will a long held secret destroy a marriage and the close friendship of two couples?" —Lillian

cover of Disability Visibility by Alice Wong

Disability Visibility by Alice Wong

"A rich collection of essays that illustrate the modern disabled experience; join the Own Voices Book Discussion on May 12th to discuss the book. " —Jessica

cover of Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia

Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia

"An exciting new mystery series set in the clubs of 1920s Harlem. Forced to work with the police, the fierce Louise has to finally take things seriously if she's going to stop a serial killer." —Laura


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