Which Books Should Be on My Nightstand This Summer?

The new Game of Thrones book! Okay, we jest. (No word on that one yet.) Thankfully, there’s no shortage of buzzy spring lit ready to help us all take a much-needed break from binge-watching.

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

The author of Atonement takes on sci-fi, penning a love triangle between a man, a woman, and a synthetic human. We love our e-reader, but this one might be best read in print.

You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian

Her New Yorker story “Cat Person” became the biggest viral hit of 2018. Her first collection of short fiction further establishes her as a writer-person to watch.

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Fresh off a Pulitzer Prize win, Whitehead visits Florida in the early 1960s. Two young black men are sent to a horrific reform school that challenges their distinctive views of the world.