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So I have chosen my top ten books to read this summer. With a grain of salt, of course, because something shiny may cross my path.
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
I've never read anything by this author, but this book seems good. It has a futuristic kind of "Wall-E" thing going on. After abandoning Earth thousands of years ago, the descendants are now returning to the abandoned planet.
Armada by Ernest Cline
I unexpectedly loved Cline's last novel, Ready Player One, and so I am excited for this new book, out in July. I don't even know what it's about, but if it has the same level of nerdiness, I'll be happy.
Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey
A friend recommended this to me, and it sounds really interesting. It is a psychological mystery, with an elderly woman searching for her missing best friend. The twist: she is descending into dementia. It jumps back in her memories of her friend while she's searching for her now.
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus by Jennifer Fisher Bryant
It's no secret I love words, so this book is right up my alley. I'm looking forward to this story about how the iconic word book came to be.
The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton
Another book recommended to me by a friend. I feel like this one would be a good summer read. It is about five women who have been friends for decades. Starting in the 1960s and moving forward with the women as their lives change, this book promises to be a heartwarming read.