Poolside Pages

Lazing by the pool or under the pergola sounds like a good idea right about now. Check out these great summer reads from Tattered Cover Bookstores.

1. THE SUMMER JOB, by Lizzy Dent. When Birdy’s best friend ditched a summer job at the highland Scottish hotel, she saw an opportunity and took it, pretending to be someone she isn’t. Follow Birdy on her hilarious love story of self-discovery.

2. HELLO, SUMMER, by Mary Kay Andrews. Conley left her life as a small-town reporter behind when she made it big. But after a new job goes up in smoke, she is forced to start from scratch at her hometown’s local paper. Assigned to cover the gossip column, Conley finds herself tangled up in the scandalous lives of her sleepy town’s residents.

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3. THE BEAUTIFUL ONES, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Nina’s debut into high society gets spoiled by her incredible ability, telekinesis. Her life, thought to be ruined, is saved by Hector, a telekinetic like her who does not hide his abilities. However, he is not all that he seems. This is a tale of love and betrayal, magic, and the struggle against conformity.

4. THE SILENT PATIENT, by Alex Michaelides. Alicia Berenson’s life seemed so perfect. So why did she kill her husband? Not having spoken a single word since that fateful night, Alicia is confined to a secure facility in North London. There, psychotherapist Theo Faber sets out to unveil the mystery of Gabriel’s death.

5. HOMELAND ELEGIES, by Ayad Akhtar. The story of a family and a nation hanging in the balance, Homeland Elegies brings fact and fiction together to depict the dispossession created by an unraveled world following the events of 9/11.

6. THE PARIS HOURS, by Alex George. Paris in a single day can tell a million stories. And in a time between wars, The Paris Hours focuses on the lives of four individuals in search of what they have lost. Over the course of a single day in 1927, four ordinary lives converge to create something extraordinary.

7. PEOPLE WE MEET ON VACATION, by Emily Henry. For the last decade, best friends Poppy and Alex have taken an incredible week of vacation together. But after a falling out two years ago, the friends haven’t spoken. In an attempt to fix their friendship, Poppy convinces Alex to go on one last trip with her. What could possibly go wrong?

8. WHILE JUSTICE SLEEPS, by Stacey Abrams. A legal thriller, this novel follows Avery Keene, a young law clerk who is thrown into the political boxing ring when the infamous Justice Howard Wynn falls into a comma, forcing her to navigate a web of political conspiracy leading to the highest powers in Washington.