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5 Young Adult Reads Perfect for Summer

If you haven’t read a young adult book since you were, well, a young adult, now is the perfect time to pick one up again. These feel-good stories about life and love are just right for the season.

Once and for All

Louna’s summer job is to help brides plan their perfect day, even though she stopped believing in happily-ever-after when her first love ended in tragedy. Charming girl-magnet Ambrose isn’t discouraged by that, though. Can Louna love again?
Listen to an excerpt ONCE AND FOR ALL

Perfect Ten
Author: L. Philips
Read By: Kirby Heyborne

It’s been two years since Sam broke up with the only other eligible gay guy in his high school, so when his best friend, Meg, suggests performing a love spell, Sam is just desperate enough to try. He creates a checklist of everything he wants in a partner. Surprisingly, three seemingly perfect guys start to pursue Sam, but does a perfect ten really exist?
Listen to an excerpt PERFECT TEN

Words in Deep Blue

Rachel and Henry, former best friends, find their way back to each other in a secondhand bookstore full of secrets, crushes, and second chances, with the help of letters hidden in the pages of books.
Listen to an excerpt WORDS IN DEEP BLUE

Windfall

Alice buys her best friend, Teddy, a lottery ticket on his eighteenth birthday, and, to their shock, he wins $140 million. Having both faced tragic misfortunes, they see this windfall as a dream come true. But soon Teddy’s new wealth creates a gulf between them that will leave Alice questioning their bond.
Listen to an excerpt WINDFALL

The One Memory of Flora Banks
Author: Emily Barr
Read By: Nicola Barber

Ever since Flora Banks had a tumor removed from her brain, when she was ten, she can’t form short-term memories—until one day when she kisses Drake, her best friend’s boyfriend, the night before he leaves town. Convinced Drake is responsible for restoring her memory, she decides to travel to Norway to meet him, but will following Drake unlock her memory? Or is nothing as it seems?
Listen to an excerpt THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS

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Stay Entertained While You Grill

Don’t spend hours of your summer working the grill in silence! Turn on one of these audiobooks to keep you entertained. Not only will you get a delicious meal on the table, you’ll have something interesting to talk about around the table. Read more

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Continuing Terry Brooks’s Shannara Series with The Black Elfstone

Terry Brooks’s Shannara series welcomes its newest member, The Black Elfstone, which is actually the first book of the four-part conclusion to his epic Shannara series. Listen to an excerpt THE BLACK ELFSTONE Read more

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Food, Cooking, and Life in Give a Girl a Knife

Cookbooks play a huge role in Amy Thielen’s life. In her first book, the James Beard Award-winning cookbook The New Midwestern Table, Amy celebrates the hearty, from-the-earth cooking of her native Midwest. Now in her second book, Give a Girl a Knife, Amy shares her journey from childhood to adulthood, and how food was intertwined with it all. Read more

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