A great summer read can transport you in the same way as a life-changing trip. Here are six absorbing books to lose yourself in this year.
Take a road trip across the United States with natural-born storyteller and chef, Edward Lee. In Buttermilk Graffiti, Lee travels for two years to uncover the fascinating narratives that make up the cultural mashup of what we know as American food. From Cambodian cuisine in Lowell, Massachusetts to a beignet from Café du Monde in New Orleans, Lee explores the great evolving story of American cuisine.Buy Now
A riveting tale of romantic suspense with a shocking twist ending set within the gates of a Fire Island colony of the super rich. Adele Griffin captures the angst of feeling like you don’t belong and the urgency of first love with masterly prose and a sharp, intricate wit perfect for fans of E. Lockhart’s We Were Liars.Buy Now
Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—still the largest unsolved art theft in history—one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist. The Art Forger is a thrilling novel about seeing—and not seeing—the secrets that lie beneath the canvas.Buy Now