Beach, sand, or sun on the cover: This One Summer / Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki

(I'm calling two girls jumping into a lake close enough to "beach")


New to you author: American Housewife: Stories / Helen Ellis


Graphic novel or comic book: The Sculptor / Scott McCloud


Published June, July, or August 2016: The Nightmare Stacks (A Laundry Files Novel) / Charles Stross


A book that's been on your shelf for more than a year: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore / Robin Sloan


Romance:Test Drive / Marie Harte


A book by a dead author: The Fellowship of the Ring / J.R.R. Tolkien (ok, been reading this one for awhile, but with the format of the project, I think it counts)


Travel: planes, trains, or road trips: No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead / Peter Richardson


YA or Children: Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong / Faith Erin Hicks & Prudence Shen


Fantasy: From a High Tower (Elemental Masters) / Mercedes Lackey