Lists and Suggestions

List: Summer Reads: Books That Fit Into Your Carry-On

Penner, Sarah, author.

Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kin... More

Fung, Pik-Shuen, author.

In Ghost Forest, the unnamed narrator is the eldest of two daughters who grew up in Vancouver with h... More

Garcia, Gabriela, 1984- author.

A sweeping, masterful debut about a daughter's fateful choice, a mother motivated by her own pa... More

Haig, Matt, 1975- author.

Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every... More

Stringfellow, Tara M., author.

In the summer of 1995, ten-year-old Joan, her mother, and her younger sister flee her father's ... More

Lange, Tracey

Five years after Sunday Brennan deserted her family without explanation, she is injured in a drunk d... More

Itami, Emily, author.

Combining the incisive intimacy of Sally Rooney with the sharp wit of Helen Fielding, a compulsively... More

Vo, Nghi, author.

Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American... More

El-Mohtar, Amal, author.

Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before r... More

Ford, Ashley C., author.

One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: t... More

Okorafor, Nnedi, author.

The day Fatima forgot her name, Death paid a visit. From here on in she would be known as Sankofa--a... More

Wu, Kyle Lucia, 1989- author.

Willa Chen has never quite fit in. Growing up as a biracial Chinese American girl in New Jersey, Wil... More

Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole, author.

An irresistibly accessible yet startlingly bold book of short stories and a novella, inspired by Bla... More

Hawkins, Rachel, 1979- author.

A delicious twist on a Gothic classic, Rachel Hawkins's The Wife Upstairs pairs Southern charm ... More

Harrow, Alix E., author.

It's Zinnia Gray's twenty-first birthday, which is extra-special because it's the las... More

Albom, Mitch, 1958- author.

After a deadly ship explosion, nine people, adrift in a raft, struggle to survive at sea and pull a ... More