Summer is the perfect time to finally tackle your seemingly endless reading list. The weather is beautiful, there are no homework woes, and the bestseller lists are usually in tiptop shape. But time somehow sneaks up on you, and before you know it, three months have passed by in the blink of an eye. One minute you are dipping your toes in the ocean, and the next you’re clipping coupons for school supplies. Now when are you going to get to all of those amazing summer reads?
Have no fear — these books aren’t going anywhere! Reading can and should be a yearlong activity, not something reserved solely for beach chairs and hammocks. There are tons of ways to motivate your literary chops regardless of what the calendar says, such as joining a book club or buying an e-reader — or better yet, adding food to the equation! Pairing a book with a coordinating dish makes reading a memorable, full-body experience. To get you started, here are 16 of this summer’s hottest bestsellers, as well as delicious recipes that perfectly capture each book’s setting and themes. Who says you can’t feed your body and mind at the same time? Eat up!
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