The days of school-mandated summer reading are long over, but we’ve got 25 compelling reasons for you to pick up a book this summer. From steamy new releases that promise a more scintillating season to books that have been out for more than 40 years, our reading suggestions have something that will fit every reader’s needs.
Looking for a reading suggestion that’s a little more … suggestive? Check.
Just trying to find something to read until the final season of “Mad Men” starts? We’ve got it.
Turn your nose up if the book doesn’t smell like it will be short listed for a Pulitzer? We have reading selections even for you.
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