Though the book industry tends to slow down in the summer (heat makes it hard to turn the pages), July is still filled with great reads for your poolside or air-conditioner-side afternoons. Don’t be shy: grown ups can indulge in summer reading too. After the jump, ten books to get pumped about this month. What are you most excited to read? Sound off in the comments.
The Classic Horror Stories, H.P. Lovecraft (July 1)
If you, like certain Flavorwire literary editors, have always wanted to get into H.P. Lovecraft but have long been intimidated by his impressive catalog, you’re in luck. This gorgeous edition of the cult weird fictionist’s “core” work, complete with commentary from one of our foremost Gothic lit experts, will set you on the right path.