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The Top 10 July Books Making Lazy Summer Days More Productive

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Summer is officially here, so it’s time to bust out the sunscreen and spend some lazy days in the July sunshine. It’s also the perfect time to invest in some good books to bring to the beach or indulge in while you’re lying poolside. Thankfully, there are some awesome new reads this month that are guaranteed to make your summer even brighter. Here are the top 10 July books that we can’t wait to get our hands on: Everything All At Once, Bill Nye (Rodale Books, July 11, 2017) America’s favorite scientist is back with a brand new book, and this time he’s talking about how to find your inner nerd. Nye reveals his “everything all at once” theory, teaching…

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A July Playlist: Just Chill on Your Summer Days!

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It’s the middle of July, and it’s far too hot outside. The best way to distract people from how much you’re sweating is to appear super cool. There are many ways to appear super cool: conspicuously read a very intelligent-looking book in a coffee shop, wear a Hawaiian shirt to a pool party, win a hot-dog eating contest, et cetera, et cetera. However, it’s a truth universally acknowledged that the coolest person in the room is generally the one who’s listening to the coolest music. So, in the spirit of keeping you cool in more ways than one, enjoy this “Chill-ly” (pronounced “chill”-“lie” like July) playlist, which you should feel free to show off as much as possible. For example, you…

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July’s Author Crush: Brenda Novak is Queen of the Romance Novel

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Sometimes we fall in love with an author who has written one or two amazing novels. Maybe they put out a book every three years or so, and we patiently wait for that new release to show up on our shelves. If it ever does. And then there are the powerhouses. You know who we’re talking about; those authors who often put out multiple books a year, who’ve written dozens of bestsellers and who know their audience like the back of their hand. Think Stephen King, Nora Roberts and James Patterson. These are the authors we turn to over and over, trusting that they’ll consistently deliver an awesome read. And as avid readers we need these authors, relying on their…

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The Top 10 July Books We’re Bringing to the Beach

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There’s nothing like laying out beside a pool on a 90 degree day and enjoying a good book. Or maybe blasting the air conditioner and lounging on the couch is more your summer scene. Either way, we’re officially in the heart of summer, and that means barbecues and boat rides, long vacations where you get more burned than tanned, and a few good books to lazily read by the beach. July is one of the best months to discover new books, as publishers work to put out their best summer beach reads — and we’re more than happy to help you pick through all their offerings. Here are the top 10 new releases you should definitely be bringing to the beach this…

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