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Smart Summer Reads July 2021

Book Cover Art for new works by Joani Elliott  Daryl Wood Gerber  Michelle Richmond  Rebecca Serle  Loren Stephens  Vanessa Veselka July 11

Sunday, July 11 marks our first SSR event of 2021.
Authors who are attending as of mid-June (The final line-up of participating authors is subject to change.):

Joani Elliott

Daryl Wood Gerber

Michelle Richmond

Rebecca Serle

Loren Stephens

Vanessa Veselka

Smart Summer Reads (SSR) is how Ladies, Lunch & Literacy celebrates summer! While finding you the perfect book for this summer, we promise you one of the most fun book events of the year!

 

Register Now!

 

 

Event Date: 
Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 3:00pm
Address: 
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Books: 
The Great Offshore Grounds: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658078
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - August 25th, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD!

A wildly original, cross-country novel that subverts a long tradition of family narratives and casts new light on the mythologies—national, individual, and collective—that drive and define us.


In Five Years: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982137458
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - March 2nd, 2021

Perfect for fans of Me Before You and One Day—a striking, powerful, and moving love story following an ambitious lawyer who experiences an astonishing vision that could change her life forever.


All Sorrows Can Be Borne Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644281987
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Rare Bird Books - May 11th, 2021

Inspired by true events, All Sorrows Can Be Borne is the story of Noriko Ito, a Japanese woman faced with unimaginable circumstances that force her to give up her son to save her husband. With depth and tenderness, All Sorrows Can Be Borne is a harrowing and beautifully written novel that explores how families are shaped by political and economic circumstances, tremendous loss and ultimately forgiveness.


The Audacity of Sara Grayson: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781642937824
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Post Hill Press - May 25th, 2021

What happens when your mother’s dying wish becomes your worst nightmare?


A Glimmer of a Clue (A Fairy Garden Mystery #2) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496726360
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kensington - June 29th, 2021

From Agatha Award-winning author Daryl Wood Gerber, the second in an enchantingly whimsical series featuring Courtney Kelly, the owner of a fairy-gardening and tea shop in Carmel, California. It's a special place brimming with good vibes, lush greenery, miniature fairy accessories, and soothing fountains; the perfect venue for book club teas and home to a cat named Pixie. But in Carmel-by-the-Sea, things aren't all sweetness and fairy lights...


The Wonder Test Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802158505
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 6th, 2021

A searing view of a culture that puts the wellbeing of children at risk for advancement and prestige, and a captivating story of the lengths a mother will go for her son.