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Monday, June 18, 2012

Our Favorite Summer Reads

By: Emiko Tamagawa

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When I was at the gym the other day one of my locker room buddies asked me for a book recommendation.

Off the top of my head I suggested Jess Walter’s “Beautiful Ruins” because of Robin’s recent conversation and because it’s such a fun read. But then several other really good books we’ve featured on the show over the years came to mind which she hadn’t heard about.

And the more I started thinking about it, the more books I remembered. So here’s a list, if you missed them when they were published you might want to check some of them out for your summer reading pleasure.



What are your recommendations for summer reads? Leave them in the comments.

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