Oh, there's nothing quite like the feeling of curling up in the warm sand and tucking into a good book. Can you taste the saltwater? Can you smell the page-turners? Lazy beach days, here we come.
Right now, in the world of books, it's all about female empowerment, a return to the crime drama and riveting non-fiction. We dug deep to compile our list of this season's best new releases that hit all the marks. From buzzy best-sellers to inspirational tomes to timeless new classics, there's something for every type of reader.
Ahead, discover all the summer books you can't afford to miss, by authors you can't ignore — mostly because everyone will be talking about them. Heck, everyone already is talking about them.
Get your Amazon wish list ready.
A version of this article was published in March 2018.