11. Summer Reading Preview including fast-paced classics, classic YA, and epic adventures for every staycation mood

Today Chelsey and Sara are sharing the lineup for Novel Pairings’ summer season. We discuss what makes a great summer read, different readerly tastes in summer books, and then reveal the six classics we’ll be reading and discussing in June, July, and August. The books include a southern literature classic, a class work of young adult fiction, and several epic adventures. All of the books were chosen to fit with different summer reading moods and as the perfect books to pair with the contemporary books we love to read in the summer.

To shop all of the books in the summer lineup visit our Bookshop storefront: https://bookshop.org/shop/novelpairings

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith [6:21]

Passing by Nella Larsen [8:06]

The Odyssey by Homer [9:51]

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston [11:24]

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel [13:17]

The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkein [14:50]

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