A Reading Checklist: Sizzling New Summer Fiction, plus Old Favorites

Summer reading isn’t just for children! Escape into a great book with these suggestions from members of the 2017–18 American Library ­Association (ALA) RUSA/CODES Reading List Council. There’s something for every reader in the eight genres the list recognizes—adrenaline, fantasy, horror, historical, mystery, romance, sf, and women’s fiction.

Fiction from Brafman, Gross, Ivey, Krueger, Rimington, Wiggs, and Debuter Paris | Xpress Reviews

Brafman’s latest is too gloomy to appeal to adult romance fans; a first-rate tale from a real pro; Ivey’s second work is even better than her first; Krueger has written a suspenseful outdoors thriller; Paris makes her smash debut; Rimington’s latest is a rewarding portrayal of the intersection of conscience, service, and doom; Wigg’s title is a sweet yet dramatic and winding love story

Fun Fiction from Fenske, a Gross Thriller, an Obsessive Debut | Xpress Reviews

A clever romantic tour de force from Fenske, a heart-gripping suspense novel from Gross, Kendal’s debut is a palpitating tale of obsession

Audiobook Reviews | October 15, 2012

Reviews of Andrew Gross’s 15 Seconds, Deon Meyer’s Devil’s Peak, and Bryce G. Hoffman’s American Icon, plus a full list of audiobook reviews from the Oct. 15 issue.

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