To some summer means warm, lazy Saturday afternoons cuddled on the couch. So what better way to welcome in the season’s hottest months than with a fiery, summer-time read. From paperbacks to your favorite e-reader, here are our picks for the hottest new titles of the season.
A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life – Demetria L. Lucas
(Atria, June 2011 $24)
Essence Magazine’s relationship Editor has been called “The Black Carrie Bradshaw” for her honest approach on all things relating to love and sex. She’s encouraged women to make the first move, be a bit more proactive regarding relationships and introduced us to her infamous “cutie-runs”. Each month she features some of the country’s most eligible bachelors and asks men the questions we so desperately want to know. In her first book, she offers practical, fun dating advice and reminds us to live our best life, regardless of your current relationship status.