10 Easy Breezy Summer Reads

Mostly light new literary fare from the Devil Wears Prada scribe and others
By Ellen Gibson,  Newser User
Posted May 28, 2008 12:00 PM CDT
This photo released by St. Martins Press shows the cover of "A Wolf at the Table," by Augusten Burroughs.    (AP Photo/St. Martins Press)
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(Newser) – The perfect summer read is like a breathmint: light, refreshing, and available for purchase at the airport. Cosmopolitan book editor John Searles dishes his top 10 titles  of the season to MSNBC.

  1. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein: a family tell-all—from the dog’s POV
  2. The Story of a Marriage by Andrew Sean Greer: a woman learns dark secrets about her husband

  1. Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger: best friends vow to change their lives
  2. Love the One You're With by Emily Giffin: a happily married woman is tempted by her bad-boy ex
  3. Bringing Home the Birkin by Michael Tonello: follows the rise of an online Birkin bag seller
  4. Wolf at the Table by Augusten Burroughs: a page-turning father-son memoir
  5. Loving Frank by Nancy Horan: the story of Frank Lloyd Wright’s family-wrecking affair
Click the link below for the complete list.