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The Best New Summer Books of 2021

Hit the Beach — or the Couch — With the 47 Best Summer Reads of 2021

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The Best New Summer Books of 2021
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Prepare yourselves, book-lovers, because summer 2021 is coming in hot with an abundance of must-read titles in every genre. Not even the book industry was immune to the weirdness that was 2020, and as a result, major titles were delayed and the overall number of books released seemed to decline. However, things are definitely looking up this year as highly anticipated new releases from the likes of Helen Hoang, Stephen King, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and Jasmine Guillory will be making their way to bookstores in the coming months. Add in buzzy debuts, truly breathtaking thrillers, and at least one book that delves into the backstage gossip from the world of the Real Housewives franchise, and it seems only fitting to declare summer 2021 the hottest season of the year for must-read new releases.

Ready to find your next favorite read? Then check out our list of the 47 books everyone will be buzzing about this summer.

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