A woman who feels she's lost everything because of her Bernard Madoff-like husband tries to find solace with an old friend — and an old flame. (June)
Random House: $25
In this return of the Traveling Pants sisterhood, a proposed reunion of the far-flung friends in Greece takes an unexpected turn when tragedy strikes one of the quartet. (June)
State of Wonder
Ann Patchett's novel, set in the Amazon jungle, has a "Heart of Darkness" feel as a research scientist is sent to Brazil to track down a former mentor who disappeared while working on a potentially lucrative new drug. (June)
Ten Thousand Saints
In her debut novel, set in the 1980s in New York's Lower East Side, the author takes on the timeless issues of youthful rebellion, family dynamics and coming to terms with one's own identity. (June)
Then Came You
Summer reading: Fiction, poetry
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