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Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through Labor Day. Our summer books preview highlights 136 books to enjoy over the next few months, and beyond — thrillers, memoirs, YA, history, fiction, science fiction, pop culture, kids titles, audio books and more.

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through Labor Day.

Our summer books preview highlights 136 books to enjoy over the next few months, and beyond — thrillers, memoirs, YA, history, fiction, science fiction, pop culture, kids titles, audio books and more.

(Nick Little / For The Los Angeles Times)

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