The salt tang of balmy ocean air ... a cool fresh wash of mountain air ... mown-grass honeysuckle-tinged humid country air. 

Whether your summer plans take you to new destinations or to the lounge in your backyard, if you agree with Annie Dillard you'll need some books to sustain you.  To the rescue: Style Maniac'sReaders' Choice Summer Books series in which you, smart and stylish readers, share your suggestions for great books to enjoy at the beach, mountains, countryside, backyard, pool ....

Please contribute by adding the title of your book selection, a brief note about why you recommend it, plus your name (and blog or business if you wish) in the Comments section below.  I'll include your title for sale in the Style Maniac Amazon Boutique (as long as it's sold & delivered by Amazon directly). 

Deep breath of delightful anticipation ... let the reading begin!

"Use the good china for breakfast."