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As the summer approaches, most people are looking for something good and fun to read when they finally get to take a break – a vacation, a trip with the family, head to the beach or pool or campground or even the just backyard. Summer is when many of us get a chance to settle in with a book, something that might provide a bit of escape. Here are more than a dozen books to look forward to – and a few that are already out, if you’re ready to get started on your summer reading.Novelist Anne Tyler has been publishing moving, best-selling novels for 40 years, and she’s back with Clock Dance, an episodic story of Willa Drake, a woman whose life seems straightforward enough until, in her 60s, she agrees to take care of a stranger’s daughter and dog and gets caught up in their world.