(The Slains #1) In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now, Carrie McClelland hopes to turn that story into her next bestselling novel. Settling herself in the shadow of Slains Castle, she creates a heroine named for one of her own ancestors and starts to write. But when she discovers her novel is more fact than fiction, Carrie wonders . . . 4.47 stars
All the Light we cannot See by Anthony Doerr. The beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
Books and Summer go together like piña coladas and little umbrellas, and we're serving up enough hot new reads to fill a suitcase for whatever warm-weather vacation you have on the horizon. Here are 98 books we've included in our monthly book club roundups (plus some additions).