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Summer Reading

Reeds’ Reads Summer Reading list suggestions from Diane Wade and Jennifer Gensemer.


Things I Wish I Told My Mother by Susan Patterson and Susan DiLallo, with James Patterson
Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez 
The Keeper of Stories by Sally Page
Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club by J. Ryan Stradal 
Happy Place by Emily Henry 
The Half Moon by Mary Beth Keane
No Two Persons by Erica Bauermeister
Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld
Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff

Historical Fiction:

The Golden Doves by Martha Hall Kelly 
Only the Beautiful by Susan Meissner 
Where Coyotes Howl by Sandra Dallas 
The Gifts by Liz Hyder 
Clytemnestra by Costanza Casati 
The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese 
The Secret Book of Flora Lea by Patti Callahan Henry

Thrillers and Mysteries:

The Game by Scott Kershaw
Defending Jacob by William Landay
The Only Survivors by Megan Miranda 
City of Dreams by Don Winslow 
Symphony of Secrets by Brendan Slocumb 
Where Are the Children Now? by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke 
Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane 
With My Little Eye by Joshilyn Jackson 
The Ferryman by Justin Cronin 

Memoirs, Biographies and Nonfiction:

Koresh by Stephan Talty 
You Could Make This Place Beautiful by Maggie Smith 
The Wager by David Grann 
Honey, Baby, Mine by Laura Dern and Diane Ladd 
Knowing What We Know by Simon Winchester 
Camera Girl by Carl Sferrazza Anthony 
The First Lady of World War II by Shannon McKenna Schmidt 

June Titles:

Crow Mary by Kathleen Grissom 
The House of Lincoln by Nancy Horan 
Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See 
The Wind Knows My Name by Isabel Allende 
Famous in a Small Town by Viola Shipman 
The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand 
The Spectacular by Fiona Davis 
What Remains by Wendy Walker 
Zero Days by Ruth Ware 
The First Ladies by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray