Summer Reads -What Will You Be Reading?

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Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career. Jack is soon running with his biggest story since The Poet made his career years ago. He is tracking a killer who operates completely below police radar–and with perfect knowledge of any move against him. Including Jack’s.ntil they’re under his control. Can the flock protect themselves from the approaching army–and save the world from utter destruction?

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THE SECRET SPEECH by Tom Rob SmithThe author of CHILD 44 returns with an intense, suspenseful new novel: a story where the sins of the past threaten to destroy the present, where families must overcome unimaginable obstacles to save their loved ones, and where hope for a better tomorrow is found in the most unlikely of circumstances.Book website

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Author audio interview THE WAY HOME by George Pelecanos

An unforgettable novel of fathers’ hopes and sons’ ambitions, of love, drive, and forgiveness.Author websiteRead an excerpt

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INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by Luis Alberto UrreaBeloved bestselling author Luis Alberto Urrea returns with a brilliant, ebullient, and timely road novel about a young woman’s journey north, to AmericaRead an excerpt

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In the tradition of Das Boot and The Hunt for Red October comes a sweeping debut saga of World War II, featuring a heroic and conflicted German U-Boat commander.Read an excerptAuthor website

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THE NINE LESSONS by Kevin Alan MilneKevin Alan Milne, author of The Paper Bag Christmas, shares a touching story about love, fatherhood, and second chances.Author website

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