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Still building your perfect summer reading list? Whether you're beach-bound, jetsetting, or planning the perfect staycation, PLM has you covered. Check out these four new titles, out this summer:


HARRY'S TREES by Jon Cohen

If you're looking to add a little magic to your summer, pick up a copy of Jon Cohen's latest triumph, HARRY'S TREES. This novel will whisk you away into the enchanting world of the Endless Mountains, where a grieving widower and a fiercely determined little girl team up to find magic in the everyday and joy in the face of tragedy. Take a copy of HARRY'S TREES with you on your next summertime hike, and let yourself be transported into a fairytale you won't want to leave.

Out June 12th.

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Summer weather can bring out the lyrical in everything, and in Will Walton's I FELT A FUNERAL, IN MY BRAIN, a high school boy uses poetry to to explore his queer identity the impact that mental illness and addiction have had on his family. The book, which takes its title from an Emily Dickinson poem, is a poignant story for those readers who don't mind bringing a bit of the studious into their summer break. 

Out May 29th.


ALL WE EVER WANTED by Emily Giffin

Taking a family vacation this summer? Then Emily Giffin's riveting new novel, ALL WE EVER WANTED, is the perfect choice. In this story, three very different people must choose between their families and their values, when one photograph, snapped in a drunken moment at a party, changes everything. Whether you read it at the beach, on the plane, or in the comfort of your own home, ALL WE EVER WANTED is a powerful story that explores whether there is truly such a thing as unconditional love. 

Out June 26th.

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COTTAGE BY THE SEA by Debbie Macomber

If summer for you means escaping to the seaside, then Debbie Macomber's latest novel, COTTAGE BY THE SEA, is the one for you. The main character in this book does just that—in the face of tragedy, she escapes to the one place that makes her happy, the seaside town she often visited with her family growing up. In this heartwarming summer tale, she finds that the surest way to fix what is damaged within is to help others rise above their pain and find a way to heal. So grab your flip-flops and your sunscreen, find a comfy spot on the sand, and settle into this romantic, breezy novel with the sound of the waves as a soundtrack.

Out July 17th.