Summer gives you the perfect excuse to stay out of the heat with your best book babes and read the great new reads of the season. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect summer book club pick, check out these seven new releases.

Monarch Manor by Maureen Leurck

The past and the present collide as Erin prepares her late grandmother’s home for an estate sale and its demolition all while dealing with her five-year-old son who has autism. She’ll discover family history, secrets and she’ll learn the story about her past that is both heartbreaking and hopeful. This complex summer release is one that will have you and your fellow readers feeling a range of emotions.

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

When Olive’s twin sister and her new husband get food poisoning at their wedding, the honeymoon is canceled. Or is it? If Olive is willing to head to Maui with the best man (who happens to be her nemesis), she’ll get the vacation of a lifetime. It shouldn’t go to waste, right? And how horrible would it be to spend 10 days in Maui with Ethan Thomas? Olive and Ethan call a truce and head for Maui, where it will either be magical… or mayhem.

Summer at Firefly Beach by Jenny Hale

When Hallie’s beloved aunt passes away, she is devastated. Her beachside house was a place of solace to Hallie, and now her aunt is gone. But, leave it to Aunt Clara, who mailed Hallie the bucket list she wrote out when she was a little girl, and instructions that she must complete the list. With the help of her best friend Ben, Hallie will spend the summer discovering a new path and what really matters most to her.

Montauk by Nicola Harrison

When Beatrice learns that her summer will be spent with the privileged and elite at a seaside hotel while her husband is in the city doing other things, she’s obviously disappointed. She is nothing like the elite women she will be stuck with and only has dreams of becoming a mother and being a good wife, but the past five years have been a struggle and her husband is increasingly distracted. When she finds that she is being drawn to another man, completely opposite of her husband, Bea must decide what she truly wants from her life by facing a past tragedy and focusing on the future.

Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Summers were spent in Nantucket at their grandmother’s home, but for the Levin family, the summer of ’69 will be different. While her siblings are all off doing their own thing, 13-year-old Jessie is stuck at the house with her grandmother and mother, who are hiding some secrets that will affect everyone that summer.

The Last Resort by Marissa Stapley

When couples head to The Harmony Resort, they’re looking for exactly that – to get harmony back into their marriages. But when two couples in particular land at the resort ready for their intensive therapy program, they’ll discover that the program isn’t exactly what they thought it would be. And with a tropical storm on the way, marriages are not the only thing in danger.

A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell

Can I just tell you about this one!? I have been in a reading slump lately and picked up Michele Campbell’s latest, A Stranger on the Beach. It is intriguing and mysterious and sexy. If you’re into thrillers and an explosive story, definitely take this one to the beach with you. But while you’re there, remember not to talk to any strangers on the beach!

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