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Smart Summer Reads July 2021

Smart Summer Reads July 2021 book cover art and participating authors

Sunday, July 11 marks our first SSR event of 2021. These are the authors that are attending :

Joani Elliott

Daryl Wood Gerber

Joshua Henkin

Michelle Richmond

Rebecca Serle

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!

 

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.


The Wonder Test Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802158505
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
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.


Morningside Heights: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524748357
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Pantheon - June 15th, 2021

A tender, powerful, and big-hearted novel about love in the face of loss, from the award-winning author of The World Without You and Matrimony


A Glimmer of a Clue (A Fairy Garden Mystery #2) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496726360
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
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 Audacity of Sara Grayson: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781642937824
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Post Hill Press - May 25th, 2021

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