Office Girl

Love, beauty, rock and roll, and really annoying workplaces:  that's the territory covered in this charming indie romance.  The 1990s are drawing to a close and neither art-school dropout Odile or sound-obsessed Jack know where their stalled lives are going. Joe Meno's sly, funny and hiply warmheated story of their awkward journey to love makes for a delightfully airy summer read.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…