Whether you’re soaking up the sun on the beach or riding out a rainstorm in a cozy cabin, a good read is the perfect companion. A panel of local writers shared some titles worth devouring this summer. 

Author picks

Jabari Asim is an associate professor of writing, literature and publishing at Emerson College. His most recent book is "Fifty Centers and A Dream."

Randy Susan Meyers' new book, "Accidents of Marriage," will be released in September. 

Julie Wu is is the author of "The Third Son."