Most Anticipated Summer Reads

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If you are a bibliophile like we are, chances are that you are always on the lookout for new books and your Wishlist is choke-full of books. But at times, with the sheer number of books being published every month, it becomes difficult to keep an eye on the really good ones. To help you out, here are five books that are due to release soon and are the books we look forward to read in summer 2020.

 

The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante

Due for release on June 9, this is the latest book by the sensation Ferrante, who is most well known for her Neapolitan series of novels.This book is set in Naples and tells the story of a young girl Giovannas, who changes from a sweet girl to an aggressive teenager.

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Gyasi’s second novel is the story of a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Gifty is studying in the Stanford School of Medicine when her brother dies of drug overdose and her mother goes into depression. The novel portrays her attempts to explain her life’s sufferings through science even as she grapples between science and her childhood religious faith.

 The Ballad of Song Birds and Snakes by Suzzane Collins

Scheduled to release on May 19, this is the prequel to The Hunger Games series and begins on the day of the 10th Annual Hunger Games. This novel tells its readers the story of Coriolanus Snow, who is 18 years old as he readies himself to enter the arena as a mentor. Set 64 years before the original Hunger Games trilogy, this is sure to appeal to fans of the series. 

Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

This is the second book in the Aurora Burning series and will take its readers back to the members of squad 312. They are ready to save the galaxy again. Only, they need to deal with a few problems first like the clan of gremps, cadre of illegitimate GIA agents and a very angry sister. Releasing on May 5.

Summer by Ali Smith

The fourth book in her Seasons quartet, described as “unmissable”, this is a contrast between the present which is in meltdown and the past which was a golden summer. Lyrical and charming, Summer releases on July 2. book buzzed