Welcome, summer! For some, summer brings long days stretched out by the pool with a hardcover or juicy paperback; for others, an e-book on the phone or audio book in the car can do the trick. Whatever the season has in store, it provides ample opportunities to kick back with a book, and we've got more than enough titles to keep you reading.
In our 2014 summer books preview, we highlight 143 books to enjoy over the next few months. From engrossing detective fiction to fantastical young-adult novels to a serious analysis of the Supreme Court, there are suggestions here for a wide range of tastes.
Traditionally people look to summer as a time to grab a chilling thriller (there's a new one from
We talk to journalist Lynn Sherr about her biography of Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, to young adult author Blake Nelson about the stories he's found at Venice Beach, and to Alafair Burke about the serial killer who inspired her new mystery.