Books, Mid July – 2010

Here is a list of the books picked by The Daily Beast as Best Summer Fiction:

One Day by David Nicholls (Odd ball romance)
Walks with Men by Ann Beattie (NY ‘80’s, only 100 pages)
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love With Beautiful Maria of My Soul by Oscar Hijeuelos (Havana)
Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross (Death by peanut)
The Swimming Pool by Holly Le Craw (Cape Cod infidelity
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson (third in the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy
The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg (another Swedish writer)
The Inheritance by Simon Tolkien (saved from the gallows
Deliver Us From Evil by David Balducci (Stalinesque violence)
61 Hours by Lee Child (Jack Reacher thriller)
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender (on almost every list)
The Passage by Justin Cronin (vampires)

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