Summer Escapes: Roll Out the Beach Towel with Some Genre Fiction

Vacation season is approaching, and readers will be contemplating their book lists as carefully as they plan their holidays. To help them find that perfect literary escape, LJ turned to genre fiction columnists and genre experts. Here are their picks for what they anticipate to be hot summer reads.

Timely Chanter, Postmodern Larsen, Paranormal Rose, plus a Postapocalyptic Debut & More | Fiction Reviews, February 15, 2015

Chanter’s timely mix of environmental and psychological storytelling, an immersive postmodern journey from Larsen, Rose stirs her readers’ curiosity and imaginations, Moss’s debut is a linguistic tour de force, Donohue offers a sure bet for dog lovers

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, August 9, 2013

A fast-paced story from Ahmad, a story of loss and redemption from Allende, nonstop action from Coonts, a quirky Double Feature from King, and “Chronicles of Barsetshire” from Trollope