Riot Headline 10 Exciting Books to Read this Summer

Marples and Holmeses

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk the best book set in each state, a huge book deal, Sam and Frodo walking distances, homophobia in schools, new books, and more.

This week’s episode is sponsored by:

The Novice by Taran Matharu


The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan

You can subscribe to the podcast in iTunes (click here) or via RSS (link here). You can also download a free dedicated app for iOS or for Android.

Links discussed in the show:


BN Trade-In & Trade Up program

BJ Novak & Mindy Kaling get $7.5million book deal

Most popular book set it in each state

NC teachers reads gay-themed book to students after witnessing bullying, now has to get parent approval on reading list

Math on how far Frodo & Sam walked to get to Mt Doom

Folio Society releases illustrated edition of BELOVED


New books discussed in the show:

Mislaid by Nell Zink

Three Day Summer by Sarvenaz Tash



Browse previous episodes of The Book Riot Podcast.


Sign up for our newsletter to have the best of Book Riot delivered straight to your inbox twice a week. No spam. We promise.