What to read this summer

Turn up the AC and wind down your activity with these books

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Mr Mercedes
Released June 3
The king of horror, Stephen King, is back with another high-octane thriller. This one’s about a retired detective who is taunted by a killer on the loose behind the wheels of a Mercedes, intent on killing thousands. Dhs119.

The Silkworm
Released June 19
Under the pen name of Robert Galbraith, JK Rowling was the author behind the hit crime fiction The Cuckoo’s Calling. Read the follow-up story, The Silkworm, which features troubled private investigator Cormoron Strike working on the case of murdered novelist Owen Quine. Dhs89.

How to Build a Girl
Released July 3
British broadsheet columnist Caitlin Moran’s bestseller How to Be a Woman left fans crying out for more hilarious – and often rude – anecdotes. This novel should satisfy them. Dhs99.

Four: A Divergent Collection
Released July 18
Let author Veronica Roth introduce you to Tobias, who adopts a new name ‘Four’ in this collection of four dystopian stories – The Transfer, The Initiate, The Son and The Traitor – set in a post-apocalyptic world known as Divergent. Dhs59.

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