Summertime Reading

Monday, July 07, 2014

Summertime...a chance to kick back a opportunity to take some time off...a solid two months where many take a step back from the rush of everyday life.

Among summer’s great pleasures is the opportunity to catch up on some reading on the front porch, at the beach, while people-watching at a local cafe or up at the cottage.

Whether you are already knee deep in your list of summer reads, or still searching for something to while away July and August, here are several lists of potential great summer reads worth checking out.

The CanLit Canon: In honour of Canada Day, CBC Books complied the 100 novels they believe represent our proudest contributions to world literature. Organized alphabetically, all the books listed are in print and waiting to be discovered. Check out the list here.

Books from Those in Know: Quill & Quire is one of this country’s leading book magazines. Which books are many of its staff hoping to dive into this summer? Check out their list of over 30 reads here.

Some Suggestions from the Globe and Mail: Globe Books Jared Bland gives three varied suggestions for summertime reading in this short video. Watch it here.

What books are you planning to tackle this summer? Let us know at or tweet us @AccessCopyright.

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