WPR and Kathleen Dunn Suggest These Reads

Summer Reading Ideas

Kathleen Dunn from Wisconsin Public Radio interviewed book buyers from Boswell Books in Milwaukee and came away with these ideas for new fiction. They are all available through your Town Hall Library.

The Vacationers by Emma Straub: this fun novel is about being stuck with family on vacation.

The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones: a debut novel about an unknown evil's 100-year chase of a family.

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr: orphaned German boy meets blind French girl in Europe at the end of WWII.

Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen: medieval past meets dystopian future.

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng: murder, racism and gender prejudice set in the heartland of the United States in the 1970s.

Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom Bouman: the first in an expected four-part series of mysteries.

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness: a final installment of the "All Souls Trilogy" full of witches, vampires and demons.

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica: this thriller details the search for a missing art school teacher.

The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up with Fondue by David Sax: this nonfiction book makes the list because it combines food fads, marketing and social media to identify the next trend.

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