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Relax with These Books During The Dog Days of Summer


As temperatures soar and the pace of life slows down, the dog days of summer present the perfect opportunity to indulge in a new book or two. The dog days of summer are the hottest, and unbearable time of the summer. The days where not even a popsicle is enough to cool you down. But we have a cure, leave the dog days behind and get lost in some new books. Whether you’re lounging by the beach, relaxing in a hammock, or seeking refuge indoors, the dog days of summer offer an ideal backdrop for immersing yourself in fun journeys, thrilling dystopian worlds and empowering reads and educational explorations. This list of books offer something for everyone. If you’re looking for a book to read during these hot days, these books are tailor-made for the dog days of summer, offering a respite from the sweltering heat.

The World Small by Kelly Anne Manuel

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Take a whimsical journey through nature’s wonders as The World Small invites children and adults alike to explore the magic of our planet. This beautifully illustrated book sparks curiosity and encourages imaginative play, making it an enchanting read for lazy summer afternoons spent outdoors. It offers a gentle reminder to appreciate the interconnectedness of nature, providing a soothing and captivating escape during the dog days of summer.

Ascendant (The Asylum Series Book 2) by Susy Smith

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Ascendant is an enthralling book that is perfect for the dog days of summer. Combat boredom and immerse yourself in the dystopian world crafted by Susy Smith, where chaos reigns and survival is paramount. Follow the determined Lacy Monroe as she navigates a treacherous landscape, separated from her lover Jace and forced to work for her corrupt uncle. The high-stakes missions, dangerous cat-and-mouse games, and the unwavering desire for freedom will keep you on the edge of your seat. With its fast-paced plot, action, romance, and suspense, Ascendant is a thrilling page-turner that will captivate readers during the lazy summer days. Get ready for an adrenaline-filled escape into a world where survival is the ultimate goal.

Snoodles in Space: A Snoodle, the Zoodle Kidoodles, and One Happy Schmoodle by Steven Joseph

Join Norman Noodle and Sally Stroodle on their wacky adventures as they face the Zoodle Kidoodles from another planet in Snoodles in Space. This delightful book is perfect for kids seeking a break from the summer heat. With its whimsical storytelling, quirky characters, and exciting twists, it sparks creativity and provides a lighthearted and entertaining read that will keep children engaged and laughing during the dog days of summer.

A Just Transition: Making Energy Poverty History with an Energy Mix by NJ Ayuk

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Delve into the insightful exploration of Africa’s energy economies and the potential for economic development in A Just Transition. NJ Ayuk’s book offers valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities surrounding green energy policies. With its emphasis on thoughtful governance and sustainable development, this book prompts readers to contemplate the intricate interplay between energy, poverty, and socioeconomic growth. Dive into this thought-provoking read during the dog days of summer and expand your understanding of global energy issues.

Ricky’s Dream Trip to the Ancient Worlds of Egypt, Greece, and Rome by William Stevenson

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Embark on an exciting journey with Ricky and his Pop Pop to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Through vivid dreams, young readers will encounter fascinating historical figures and immerse themselves in the rich cultures of these ancient worlds. This book sparks imagination and curiosity, making it a captivating and educational read for kids seeking a break from the summer heat. Join Ricky on his dream trip and let your imagination soar during the dog days of summer.

Indiscernible Elements: Calcium by Korynn Newville

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Indiscernible Elements: Calcium offers a unique perspective on the interconnectedness of nature and the built environment. Through detailed illustrations, poetry, and dialogue, Korynn Newville presents the narrative from the perspective of Calcium itself, showcasing its essential role in our bodies and the world around us. This thought-provoking book prompts readers to contemplate the choices we make and their impact on the planet. Explore the wonders of nature and human creations during the dog days of summer, and gain a deeper appreciation for the interconnected systems at work in our world.

Shadowland by Phillip Hampton 

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Escape into the gripping world of Shadowland by Phillip Hampton. As the heat rises and the world slows down, immerse yourself in this thrilling tale of mystery, supernatural forces, and a desperate search for answers. Follow Aaron Langford as he navigates the turmoil of his unraveling life, haunted by the disappearance of his children and plagued by suspicion. With its captivating premise and suspenseful plot, Shadowland will provide you with a thrilling escape from the sweltering summer heat. Join Aaron on his improbable journey to pierce the veil between life and death, as he seeks to bring his children back and clear his name. Embrace the dark, mysterious atmosphere of Shadowland and let it transport you to a world of secrets, despair, and the unrelenting quest for redemption.


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