By Erin Collazo Miller, About.com Guide
'Gold' by Chris Cleave - July 3, 2012
Just in time for the Summer Olympics, Gold by Chris Cleave is the story of two athletes who are competing in their last Olympics. Their friendship and personal lives are on the line as they give everything to go for gold.
'The Next Best Thing' by Jennifer Weiner - July 3, 2012
Jennifer Weiner's annual summer beach read is here. The Next Best Thing is about a 23-year-old who moves to Hollywood hoping to be a TV writer.
'Shadow of Night' by Deborah Harkness - July 10, 2012
'The Sandcastle Girls' by Chris Bohjalian - July 17, 2012
Chris Bohjalian returns with a novel that takes place in Syria in 1915 and present-day New York. It is both a love story in the aftermath of the Armenian genocide, and a story of one woman's search into her family's past.