22 Books You Need To Read This Summer

    Because you'll need to find some way to occupy your time on the beach. Also check out the must-have queer summer reads!

    1. The Lover by Marguerite Duras

    2. The Stench of Honolulu by Jack Handey

    3. Box Girl by Lilibet Snellings

    4. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon

    5. Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez

    6. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

    7. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

    8. The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling!!!)

    9. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

    10. Paper Towns by John Green

    11. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

    12. Wild by Cheryl Strayed

    13. The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison

    14. A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

    15. Birds of a Lesser Paradise

    16. The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

    17. Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughn

    18. Death In Venice by Thomas Mann

    19. The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

    20. Carnet De Voyage (Travel Journal) by Craig Thompson

    Whether or not you're a fan of graphic novels, it's impossible not to feel like you're traveling alongside Thompson as he recounts the three months he spent traveling through Barcelona, the Alps, France, and Morocco. The 224 page novel is filled with stunning art and will inspire all travel enthusiasts to explore their surroundings with a more astute eye.

    21. Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

    22. The Last Summer of the Camperdowns by Elizabeth Kelly

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