The 17 Best Summer Reads Of 2019


The weather's getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and the #bookstagram competition is fiercer than ever. Enter this summer’s new releases. Whether you’re into linguistics, historical fiction, or family sagas that span countries, there’s a title that’s tailor-made for your beach bag. And for the social media-minded among us, don’t worry; from riotously colorful to minimalist-chic, there’s a cover to match every outfit.

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Searching for Sylvie Lee: A Novel

When beautiful, brilliant Sylvie Lee vanishes while visiting her dying grandmother in the Netherlands, Sylvie’s baby sister Amy sets out to find her. As Amy retraces Sylvie’s last known steps, she stumbles upon a carefully-hidden web of family secrets. But Searching for Sylvie Lee is so much more than a globe-trotting suspense novel—it’s a moving portrait of the unintended consequences that stem from an immigrant family’s efforts to adapt, survive, and provide their children with a better future.

Available June 4.

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