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June 19, 2014 / pacificplaceseattle

This Summer’s Hot Road Trip Reads

Whether it’s a get-away with the girls, or a cross-country family reunion, you’re going to be out on the roadways, airways and maybe even waterways. We love car games just as much as the next person, but even the most avid small-talker needs a little break from reality. There really is no better way to escape than with a good book. Fantasy? Drama? Romance? Doesn’t matter. All that matters is you and the next page.

Stop by Barnes & Noble to find some of this summer’s must have reads:

George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones series

We know you’ve heard about the new HBO series Game of Thrones that has filled the television sets and hearts of all those around you. The thrilling fantasy drama that takes place during the feudal era has all the makings of a fantastic television series: scandal, elaborate costumes, and a multitude of characters with impossibly difficult names to pronounce. If you’re an avid fan of the TV series or plan to start watching it, then reading the book series it’s based off of should be your summer goal!

Game of Thrones Book Series

The box set called Song of Ice and Fire Series contains five novels. The HBO series is based on three storylines from this book series and involves the same exciting plot twists you’ve grown to love, except this time your imagination sets the scene. Barnes & Noble carries the box set in both paper and hardback. Run and grab your copy now and get started!

Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

With your endless summer free-time, why not catch up on old favorites? I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a beautiful autobiography from the 1960s written by African-American writer and poet, Maya Angelou. The book describes Angelou’s difficult struggle to overcome racial prejudices and violence and grow into the powerful and dignified woman that we all knew her to be. This autobiography explores sensitive subjects such as identity, rape, and literacy and is an absolute must-read this summer.

Maya Angelou Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble is offering a re-made paperback edition of this timeless novel that features a vibrant new cover page to contain Maya’s addicting autobiography within.

John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars

WARNING: If you have not read this book yet, you must avoid any and all movie review websites and/or book review sites because the long-awaited movie was just released and has been the source of much internet buzz! That being said, if you have not read this book yet, you need to hop down to Barnes & Noble ASAP to purchase, read and digest this absolute literary masterpiece. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Bestseller, there is a reason this book has accredited so much national and international acclaim! This novel outlines the beautiful but heart-wrenching tale of two teenagers who meet at a cancer support center and their journey to discover themselves and their intertwining lives together.

Summer Reading ListThe Fault in Our Stars

Another WARNING: You will cry at any given time during the reading of this book. Plan accordingly, because this truly is a must-read this summer.

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