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ADR Summer Reads
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After a fair bit of thought and ADR-esque existential debate, I've decided to pause the blog for July and August to focus my energies on: (1) finishing novel #3 ; and (2) attacking my beckoning bedside book stack.

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I will return to the blog in September when it's time to gear up for another school year (at the ripe old age of 36, I still feel myself moving to the rhythms of the academic calendar), but I wanted you to leave you with my (admittedly ambitious) list of ADR Summer Reads (and re-reads and recommendations). I have included links to Amazon, B&N and IndieBound for each in the event that you want to purchase any of these beauties yourself.

ADR Summer Books
ADR Summer Books

1. To Kill a Mockingbirdby Harper Lee (reread) (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

2.  Go Set a Watchmanby Harper Lee (due out July 14) (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

3. The Secret Historyby Donna Tartt (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

4. Astonish Meby Maggie Shipstead (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

5. The Woman Upstairsby Claire Messud (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

6. Euphoriaby Lily King (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

7. H Is For Hawkby Helen Macdonald (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

8. The Unfortunatesby Sophie McManus (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

9. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

10. In the Unlikely Eventby Judy Blume (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

11. A Little Lifeby Hanya Yanagihara (100 pages in & smitten) (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

12. Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forgetby Sarah Hepola (read early & loved) (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

13. A Window Opensby Elisabeth Egan (read early & loved) (due out August 25) (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

14. Everybody Riseby Stephanie Clifford (due out August 18) (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound)

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For ADR life and book glimpses and updates in the coming months, feel free to follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. *See* you all in September, but first tell me: What are you reading this summer?

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A Happier Hour Literary Salon with Natalia Mehlman Petrzela & Dana Goldstein

A Happier Hour Literary Salon with Natalia Mehlman Petrzela & Dana Goldstein