Summer is Close….

For many, this weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. For us purists, we have until mid-June for the real deal. In either case, summers unearth years of memories from everyone’s past. All differ a bit, but so many are the same: Summer vacation, blue skies, swimming, friends, beaches…

One of the best books to capture the essence of summer is Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine. It’s one of the few times he left sci-fi and horror, yet is still quintessential Bradbury. Set in the Midwest in (now) distant 1928, 12-year-old Douglas Spaulding’s summer adventures will remind everyone of those July and August days long thought forgotten. A must for your reading list in the coming weeks of Sun as you sip on lemonade or dandelion wine under the shade of a towering oak…

Dandelion Wine

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2 thoughts on “Summer is Close….

  1. I love Ray Bradbury, but as you hinted above, I’ve really only read his sci-fi books. Thanks for turning me onto a new summer read!

  2. I think I’m going to take you up on this recommendation. I’ve been looking for books outside of my typical genre (sci-fi/fantasy) and I can’t really go wrong with Bradbury, right? Thanks :)

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