Althea’s Summer Reads

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I’m an August baby born into a family of Lit majors—Summer is my favorite season and you can’t tear a book out of my hands. Favorite summer activities include: reading, eating popsicles, soaking up the sun, and swimming anywhere and everywhere. When I was a kid I had to read 25 books each summer for the New York Public Library Reading Program. That’s still the goal in my heart, but for now start with these five:

The Vacationers by Emma Straub

9781594633881If you’re looking for a beach read, this is it. If you’re looking for a book to read while lying on your couch sweating in the lack of A/C and dreaming of actually going on a beach vacation, this can also be it. A book about relationships, family drama, and and how we perceive those closest to us, The Vacationers chronicles the Post family’s summer vacation to the island…

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