AGtM’s Summer 2018 Reading List!

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Geeks, the unofficial start of Summer is here!

Your weekends should be filled with sunglasses, frozen drinks, good books while chilling poolside or on a sandy beach. Here at AGtM we have composed the perfect book list for the summer book worms out there. Check out these titles below…


Iron Gold by Pierce Brown

The saga of Darrow of Lykos continues ten years later in the first book of the new Red Rising trilogy! We have new characters that are telling their tales which will leave you questioning who you are loyal too…


The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

The perfect summer page-turner telling the tale of three young sisters who were accused of being witches and sentenced to death in the seaside town of Sparrow, Oregon in 1822. The sisters now haunt the town during summer, luring boys into the water and killing them! You are going to want to read this one before the Netflix movie is released!


Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins

Five sisters, who all have VERY different personalities, must come together to protect their kingdom when their father is cursed. If you can’t trust your own sisters who can you trust…?


Circe by Madeline Miller

The story of the Goddess Circe is filled with power, love, lust, and finally learning your own worth. We will all learn that just like Circe we are not so delicate.


What You Don’t Know About Charlie Outlaw by Leah Stewart

We would highly suggest not taking the same the vacation as Charlie Outlaw this summer but you can enjoy his drama-filled tale as we find out if he will be saved and if his true love will take him back! Also, this book will totally make you think twice about sneaking a photo of a celeb while out and about.


Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

The first book in Tomi Adeyemi Legacy of Orïsha series has critics comparing the young author to J.K. Rowling. This book follows the story of a young girl out to save her people by bringing magic back to her land after a ruthless King takes over.


The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Young Alice must embark on a quest to save her mother while learning about her grandmother’s past that can lead her straight into danger.


The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

The first book in a new series, The Belles sets the stage for a rebellion and one girl’s choice in who and what to save.


The Oracle Year by Charles Soule

Knowledge is power. And shit is about to get real for Will Dando who wakes up one morning to learn that he can predict the future. Sure everything is fun and games until you mess with the wrong people!


I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

Michelle McNamara spent years investigating the Golden State Killer who just weeks after the release of this book was arrested. See what clues were left in this book that leads us to the man that terrorized California. Any fan of true crime will not be able to put this book down!


The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

A coming-of-age-story of about the life a young college student thought she was meant to have while discovering the life she now wants.


What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine

The debut novel from author, Julia Fine, tells the story of Maisie Cothay and her quest to remove a curse that has haunted the women of her family.


The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

The first book in a new series, travel to the Courts of Faerie where Jude must make a risky alliance in order to save her sisters who have been taken from her at a young age!


Sophia of Silicon Valley by Anna Yen

No synopsis I write about this book would be better than this: “one woman’s story of a career storming the corridors of geek power and living in the shadow of its outrageous cast of maestros.If that doesn’t get you jazzed up for this book I don’t know what will!


The Merry Spinster by Mallory Ortberg

From author Mallory Ortberg comes a collection of retellings of classic fairy tales but with dark and insightful twists! And sure we are not supposed to judge a book by its cover but look at how badass that cover is!

Kait Calabrò

Kait Calabrò

Lady Kaitlin Marie Bernadette Calabrò of House Ravenclaw, First of Her Name; Mother of Recaps, Breaker of News, Khaleesi of Wonder Wharf, Queen of Geekdom, and Empress of Anglophiles, is the Managing Editor of AGtM.  By day she is the Marketing Manager of the Philadelphia Film Society, by night she is a serious relationship with her Netflix account. Kait is a proud Temple Owl! And is currently in a celebrity feud with both Samuel L. Jackson and Zachary Levi, unbeknownst to them. She spends her evenings watching the skies waiting for Thor to fly down and take her back to Asgard!
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