10 Must-Read Books for August

Even though the season technically goes until the end of September, August is the end of summer proper, so that means you have one more month left of real beach reading and lazy days spent flipping through new books. After the jump, ten books to get pumped about in the next few weeks. What are you most excited to read? Sound off in the comments.


Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love and Karaoke, Rob Sheffield (August 6)

You might not like karaoke, but are you the one person alive that doesn’t like Rob Sheffield? If you are, shame on you. To the rest of us, Sheffield’s “emotional journey of hilarity and heartbreak” is the perfect book to read on the beach to get yourself psyched up for your own night full of karaoke jams.