“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…”

Okay, so it’s not exactly easy, but at the very least we should be able to find more time to read.

To that end, Ken English has offered 11 business-related books that are good for the beach, the park or even the backyard hammock.

“Summer reading can pass the time and empower you,” he writes for USA Today.

Included in the list is New Jersey’s own Linda Barth, author of “A History of Inventing in New Jersey.” NJBIA often points out that New Jersey is the historic leader in innovation; Barth’s book shows exactly how that came to be.

Find the reading list here.