The 10 books PR pros are reading (or should be) this summer

Five fall into the business category, while another five are pleasure reads. (And yes, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ is among them.)

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It’s summertime, and you’re supposed to be reading books, presumably at the beach, which is tricky for the millions of you whose nearest body of water is the local pool (or the pond outside your office building).

We don’t know about you, but the staff at PR Daily does most of its reading during the colder months, when plunging temperatures drive us indoors. Come summertime we’re outside, doing active stuff—or drinking at outdoor patios (mostly that). Then again, most the of PR Daily staff lives in a cold weather city—Chicago—so we’re inside most of the year.

Regardless of how much we read this summer, it’s nice to at least have a list of titles when we start stockpiling books for the long winter.

Last month, we asked you to name the books you plan to read this summer. We paid close attention to your answers (lots of “50 Shades of Grey” readers out there), vetted them, and blended those books into our official list of books PR Daily readers should crack open this summer. We divided the list in half—5 books “for business,” and 5 “for pleasure”—although some of them might be interchangeable.

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