The 7 Books You Need to Read This Spring and Summer

Tech-loving friends, we have an uncomfortable truth to share: Smartphone screens are hard to read in the sunshine. But! We also come bearing a solution: books. As the winter turns to spring, and folks begin to head outside—to front stoops, to beaches, to parks—it becomes time to think about what they’ll be looking at when not looking at their friends and family. In that capacity, a dog-eared tome or well-stocked ereader is just the thing. Below are our picks for the books you might find most compelling over the next few months.

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