Hide from the Heat with These 5 July Reads

Shefali Lohia
July 15 2018
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Some people LIVE for the summer. I am not one of those people. If you’re like me, you’re out here trying not to die in this heat wave. My recommendation? Pick up a book, and hide in your house! Perhaps with a margarita or another icy cool beverage in hand.

This post was originally published on GetLiterary.com.

An Ocean of Minutes
by Thea Lim

You guys, this one is at the TOP of my list. Are you a fan of dystopian fiction? Did you *consume* The Handmaid’s TaleThe Time Traveler’s WifeStation Eleven, or The Power? Then pick up An Ocean of Minutes (out now) and follow Polly, who’s just trying to fight the good fight in a post-apocalyptic America (there was a deadly flu!) and take care of her man. 

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An Ocean of Minutes
Thea Lim

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Dear Mrs. Bird
by AJ Pearce

When I was in school, I was forced to read Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West, which (if you’ve read it, you’ll know) is an extremely depressing, dark, violent story set in the 1930s about a guy who pretends to be a lady writing an advice column. Dear Mrs. Bird (out now) is NOT like that. It’s World War II, and Emmeline is Doing Her Bit for the war effort. When she applies for a Lady War Correspondent job at the London Evening Chronicle, she is over the moon when she gets it—only to realize she’ll just be typing for the real Mrs. Bird, who isn’t there to help people writing in with real-life problems like “I went too far with the wrong man,” or, “I’m afraid to let my children be evacuated!” So what does Emmeline do? She secretly writes back to these women, obviously!

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Dear Mrs. Bird
AJ Pearce

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All Your Perfects
by Colleen Hoover

You know how I know you should read this? Because of all the people that have told ME to read this. I had the distinct pleasure of watching a crowd of about 50 people wait to get their hands on advance reader copies at BookExpo 2018 back in June. While they waited, one of the people from the publisher read the first chapter aloud—and I tell you, that whole crowd stood at rapt attention. 

All Your Perfects tells the tale of what happens after the "happily ever after." Graham and Quinn soon learn that marriage is not easy and that they have to fight if they want to make it last. Colleen Hoover takes you on the rollercoaster ride of their relationship, showing how they fell in love and face the obstacles that arise in the first seven years of their marriage. Get your hands on it when it publishes on July 17!

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All Your Perfects
Colleen Hoover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends with Us—whose writing is “emotionally wrenching and utterly original” (Sarah Shepard, New York Times bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars series)—delivers a tour de force novel about a troubled marriage and the one old forgotten promise that might be able to save it.Quinn and Graham’s perfect love is threatened by their imperfect marriage. The memories, mistakes, and secrets that they have built up over the years are now tearing them apart. The one thing that could save them might also be the very thing that pushes their marriage beyond the point of repair. All Your Perfects is a profound novel about a damaged couple whose potential future hinges on promises made in the past. This is a heartbreaking page-turner that asks: Can a resounding love with a perfect beginning survive a lifetime between two imperfect people?

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Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win
by Jo Piazza

Charlotte Walsh is running for SenateStill reeling from a presidential election that shocked and divided the country (sound familiar?) and inspired her to make a difference, Charlotte has left behind her high-powered job in Silicon Valley and gone back to her Pennsylvania hometown with her family to run in the Rust Belt state. Here’s what Charlotte wasn’t prepared for—how dirty her opponent is willing to get, how harshly she’s judged by the press and her peers, and how hard it is to just do #marriage when your husband is getting all uppity about your professional goals. When the opposition uncovers a secret that could ruin Charlotte’s life, she has to decide just how badly she wants to win. #WomenInPolitics Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win hits shelves on July 24! 

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Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win
Jo Piazza

Selected as one of Cosmopolitan’s Most Anticipated Books for 2018 Selected as one of Elle's “Best Books To Read This Summer” Featured in Goop’s “15 Books We’re Reading This Summer” Featured in People’s “Best Summer Books” From Jo Piazza, the bestselling author of The Knock Off, How to Be Married, and Fitness Junkie, comes an exciting, insightful novel about what happens when a woman wants it all—political power, a happy marriage, and happiness—but isn’t sure just how much she’s willing to sacrifice to get it.Charlotte Walsh is running for Senate in the most important race in the country during a midterm election that will decide the balance of power in Congress. Still reeling from a presidential election that shocked and divided the country and inspired by the chance to make a difference, she’s left behind her high-powered job in Silicon Valley and returned, with her husband Max and their three young daughters, to her downtrodden Pennsylvania hometown to run in the Rust Belt state. Once the campaign gets underway, Charlotte is blindsided by just how dirty her opponent is willing to fight, how harshly she is judged by the press and her peers, and how exhausting it becomes to navigate a marriage with an increasingly ambivalent and often resentful husband. When the opposition uncovers a secret that could threaten not just her campaign but everything Charlotte holds dear, she has to decide just how badly she wants to win and at what cost. A searing, suspenseful story of political ambition, marriage, class, sexual politics, and infidelity, Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win is an insightful portrait of what it takes for a woman to run for national office in America today. In a dramatic political moment like no other with more women running for office than ever before, Jo Piazza’s novel is timely, engrossing, and perfect for readers on both sides of the aisle.

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The Incendiaries
by R. O. Kwon

Hold on to something, because this one is a RIDE. Phoebe Lin and Will Kendall meet as freshmen at the prestigious Edwards University, and quickly become inseparable. (And also, Will maybe loves her.) As school wears on, Phoebe gets increasingly drawn into an extremist/religious cult grouprun by charismatic former student John Leal—with ties to North Korea. Finally one day, the group is implicated in a series of bombings (killing five people), and Phoebe disappears. Will dedicates himself to finding Phoebe and uncovering what happened—and loses himself in the process. People have been WAITING for The Incendiaries for months—and now it will finally come out on July 31! 

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The Incendiaries
R. O. Kwon

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