If summer is all about enjoying the simple things in life—from an iced cold lemonade to the smell of the sea— than what could be better than a lazy beachside afternoon or long plane ride spent absorbed in a new book? That’s exactly what we had in mind as we compiled our 28 latest and greatest reads of the season.
On this list, you’ll find books for every mood and moment you want to experience, whether you’re looking for something to make you laugh, a book full of intrigue, or a moving memoir. Plus, we’ve included some gorgeous design and coffee table books that make the perfect hostess gift for weekends away. So, settle into your beach chair and dive in.