If your idea of the perfect summer accessory is a great new read you've come to the right place. Here are more of the season's un-put-down-able titles recommended by authors Gillian Flynn, Jeanette Winterson and Karen Russell. (As per O magazine)
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani
DiSclafani's transporting prose recalls that uneasy time at the brink of adulthood, and reminds us that even the most protective parents can't keep the world at bay.
The Celestials by Karen Shepard
Morally, this is a challenging book. It takes you back in time to 19th-century North Adams, Massachusetts, where a group of Chinese laborers have been brought in to become unwitting strikebreakers. It's based on a true event I'd never heard of—
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
Gillian Flynn said this author's got an intriguing style of dealing with slightly surreal things in very real ways.
Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver's new book takes an intimate look at what's gained and what's lost when people make sacrifices for the ones they love.
All the Decent Animals by Oonya Kempadoo
A novel about relationships, examined through the rhythms of the Port of Spain..complex characters, culture and how they intertwine.
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