June is here and summer is just a few paragraphs away. This week in #litchat we’re celebrating the books of summer with our annual Summer Reading Round-up. Check out what’s going on this week and then pop into our chats to share news about your summer releases or discuss the books you’re looking forward to reading.

MediaMonday for June 3, 2013: Summer Reading

Today we’re discussing this piece in the New York Times“What I Read That Summer,” by Louise Erdrich, a compilation of 12 authors recalling their favorite summer reading experiences. Read the piece, then join the conversation with your own summer reading memories.

GoldWritingWednesday for June 5, 2013: What’s New This Summer

We’ll have authors, editors, agents and others chatting about their summer books.

Guest Host for Friday, June 7, 2013: Chris Cleve

Novelist Chris Cleve, author of the critically acclaimed Little Bee joins us from the U.K. to discuss his newest novel, Gold.