The Great Summer Book Swap


The June issue of The Banner is full of reading ideas for those summer days when you want to lie on the beach, linger in the hammock, or just lay low. Let’s have a digital book swap—while we won’t actually trade books, we can trade some great suggestions.

What books are you planning to read soon? What books should others read this summer? Do you have an all-time favorite beach read? Leave a comment below to share some titles with us!

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I've read and reread Plainsong by Kent Haruf. Four stories interwoven in a narrative celebrating the power of community to heal and strengthen lonely,flawed people.

Island of the World by M. O'Brien
People of the Book by G.Brooks
Cutting for Stone by A. Verghese

Three not to be forgotten novels.M