Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 6/27/19

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 6/27/19

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The weather’s not the only thing getting hotter! This week, we’ve got some highly-acclaimed summer crime novels that simmer with drama and tension—unreliable narrators, creative play with chronology, paranoia, and rich character development that’s guaranteed to knock you off your feet (that is, if the beach waves don’t get you first). Just because YOU’RE relaxing doesn’t mean your beach read has to be, and these heart-pounding thrillers will leave you at a loss for words… unless the words, of course, are “more please!” And let’s not forget, it’s still LGBT+ Pride Month: this week, we’re bringing you one of the …

These 5 Autobiographies Narrated by the Author are Perfect for the Beach!

These 5 Autobiographies Narrated by the Author are Perfect for the Beach!

When I think of summer reads, I think of the typical “chick-lit” with the hunky love interest and over-the-top romance. What I always forget about are the many other genres that are perfect to take off to the beach to read or even listen to while I quickly burn to a crisp. Over the last two years, autobiography has become one of my favorite genres, and I love listening to them – especially when they’re narrated by the authors. So here is my list of those perfect, inspiring autobiographies you need to be adding to your Audible or Libro.fm wishlist …

The Best Summer Vacation Locations From Your Favorite Books!

The Best Summer Vacation Locations From Your Favorite Books!

It’s getting hotter… and so is our burning desire to run off to some beach and leave our real lives behind! Okay—realistically, most of us have some financial and scheduling limitations when it comes to our plans. But that’s no excuse for missing out on a great book. (Spoiler alert: there actually is no good excuse.) So whether your escape is already on the calendar or purely hypothetical, it’s time to pick a vacation destination. More importantly, it’s time to pick the perfect book for your travels.   Gif Via Real Simple   No matter how fantastic, we love when …

8 Thrillers for Your Beach Bag This Summer

8 Thrillers for Your Beach Bag This Summer

These eerie page-turners from debut and bestselling authors are sure-fire summer hits. 1. LAYOVER by David Bell   Publication Date: July 2nd “In the hands of a master of suspense like Bell, a chance flirtation at an airport leads to a fast-paced novel filled with turbulence. Make sure your belt is fastened and enjoy! Bell is at his best.”—Kaira Rouda, USA Today bestselling author of Best Day Ever In this high concept psychological suspense novel from USA Today bestselling author David Bell, a chance meeting—and passionate kiss—with a beautiful woman in an airport sends a man on a pulse-pounding quest for the truth. 2. …

10 Books to Read When You’re on Spring Break (or You Wish You Were)

10 Books to Read When You’re on Spring Break (or You Wish You Were)

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Let Spring Break begin! Whether you are skiing, by a beach or pool or at home pining for a trip, here are some fabulous reads: The Au Pair by Emma Rous     The Au Pair by Emma Rous is an atmospheric almost gothic suspense thriller set in the U.K.  A mysterious photograph leads to the question, “Who is the child and what happened that day in the past?”     In Another Time by Jillian Cantor     In Another Time by Jillian Cantor is her newest World War II fiction and chosen as an Indie Next pick. An …