Summer has come down hot & heavy in the last month and we have a few book suggestions that will certainly cool you off or help you embrace the heat! Chai Tea Sunday (ISBN 9781770410824) $14.95 CAD/ ECW Press Written by first time author, Toronto-based Heather A. Clark, this book is set in Kenya; which will definitely make you feel like you're in an oasis by comparison.

Everything Ice Cream Gelato and Frozen Desserts Cookbook (ISBN 9781440524974) $18.99 CAD/ Adams Media If you can't get away from the soaring temperatures, fixing yourself a nice frozen snack will at least make the summer more bearable!

Big Book of Sharks (ISBN 9781603209304) $16.95/ Time Home Entertainment Shark Week is coming up next month and this book is the best way to prepare yourself for one of the best weeks of television that 2012 will have to offer!

Remember: keep cool, stay hydrated, and read a book this summer!