1. Guardians of the Galaxy
Summer is here and with it are the mega-blockbusters. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro and Glenn Close star in this inter-galactic epic sure to rule at the box office.
2. Silver Shadows by Richelle Mead
The fifth book in the bloodline series, Silver Shadows isn’t your typical vampire series; instead it follows an alchemist, Sydney. Alchemists are a group of humans who dabble in magic and bridge the world between humans and vampires. As this is the fifth book, the series is already highly established and well paced.
3. They Want My Soul by Spoon
Spoon is one of those groups that gets better with age – Their new album features a multitude of singles already getting crazy love from critics. While this may not be the breakout album of the summer, it’s sure to have long legs through fall and next year.
4. So You Think You Can Dance
The competition grows more intense and each step could mean the difference between success and failure as one of our favorite shows progresses. Are you voting for your favorites?
5. The Young World by Chris Weitz
Movie director Chris Weitz tackles the YA sphere with The Young World, an apocalyptic outbreak story. Tribes form in response to a virus decimating world population. The only thing that keeps the tribes from completely annihilating one another is their shared goal of wiping out the virus…before it wipes all of them out.
6. What If
What If has a stellar cast comprised of Daniel Radcliffe, Adam Driver, Zoe Kazan and more. The story follows friends and one guy, Wallace, who conscientiously decides to put his love life on hold. When he does, things take a turn for the interesting.
7. The Bridge from Me to You by Lisa Schroeder
Fans of dual narrative structure are sure to love this tome that follows Lauren and Colby and what happens when their worlds intertwine. Lauren has a secret, Colby has a problem…and in alternating narrative chapters, their lives will become more connected than either thought possible.
8. Now That’s What I Call Music Vol. 51
The powerhouse that is Now What I Call Music! Is back with its newest installment. The 51st volume features songs from Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and more of your favorite artists, and is sure to be one of the hot playlists of the summer.
9. Kalona’s Fall by PC Cast & Kristin Cast
The fourth novella in the House of Night Series, Kalona’s fall will finally bring to light secrets from Kalona’s past never before known. The second to last installment in the series, make sure not to miss Kalona’s Fall.
10. Pretty Little Liars
We don’t know how the show does it, but the combination of plot, music and fashion is unlike anything else on right now. Don’t miss your favorite Liars, we’re tuning in!