Now that the spring has finally decided to grace us with warmer weather, it's the perfect time to lounge outside with a book. If you\u2019re feeling stuck about what to read we have five more local authors to suggest who have books available to read during the spring, whether you\u2019d like to learn something new, better yourself or escape into a story our authors have you covered.\u00a0 "The Partnership" by Edward Farley Aldrich, History Westport author Edward Farley Aldrich penned his book \u201cThe Partnership: George Marshall, Henry Stimson, and the Extraordinary Collaboration That Won World War II\u201d while commuting on the train. His military history book was published in April. "Happier Made Simple" by Randye Kaye, Self-help CT radio personality and Trumbull resident Randye Kaye published her self-help book, \u201cHappier Made Simple,\u201d earlier this year. Kaye\u2019s book aims to help readers feel happier by retraining their brains to teach them to be more selective and conscious about their word choice.\u00a0 "The Year of Horses" by Courtney Maum, Memoir Norfolk author Coutney Maum publishes her memoir, \u201cThe Year of Horses,\u201d May 3. In her book Maum shares her struggles with depression and how she turns to her childhood passion for horseback riding to find her way back to joy.\u00a0\u00a0 "Time is a Mother" by Ocean Vuong, Poetry The acclaimed poet, Ocean Vuong, who grew up in Hartford, released his second collection in April. In \u201cTime is a Mother\u201d the poet explores grief and trying to live his life again in the wake of his mother\u2019s death.\u00a0 "The Lost Summers" by Beatriz Williams, Historical fiction Lyme author Beatriz Williams teams up with fellow writers Lauren Willig and Karen White to write \u201cThe Lost Summers of Newport.\u201d The book, which will be published May 17, follows three different generations of women and the secrets that are unearthed at a Newport mansion when a home renovation reality series places the neglected mansion in the spotlight.