3 Books to Read this Summer

Head to your local bookstore to pick up these summer reads, best enjoyed poolside

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The Thing About Florida by Tyler Gillespie

The Thing About Florida

By Tyler Gillespie

Florida native Tyler Gillespie takes readers on a fun journey, introducing them to some of the most eclectic and unconventional Floridians around. Discover the truth behind all of the memes, “Florida Man” jokes, and what makes the Sunshine State so wonderfully quirky. University Press Florida; $14.49, Barnes & Noble, Jensen Beach; Target, Stuart 

Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia

Of Women and Salt

By Gabriela Garcia

Gabriela Garcia’s debut novel takes place in present- day Miami and details one woman’s determination to learn more about her family’s Cuban roots while taking in the daughter of a neighbor who was detained by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement). More than a diaspora story, Of Women and Salt sheds light on America’s honest, human roots. Flatiron Books; $21.50, Barnes & Noble, Jensen Beach

That Summer by Jennifer Weiner

That Summer

By Jennifer Weiner

New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Weiner strikes again, with a timely and twisted novel about intrigue, secrets, and the transformative power of female friendships that sheds light on surviving our pasts and confronting our futures. Simon and Schuster; $27, Barnes & Noble, Jensen Beach

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