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The best groaner puns from literary twitter

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The best groaner puns from literary twitter

It’s hot. You are stuck inside at the office while outside children eat ice cream and teens tan in the park. All you want to be doing is reading a book at the beach. Well, we can’t help you there, but literary Twitter did compile some pretty good summer book puns today after Barnes & Noble’s account started up the hashtag. Here were our favorites:

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