The time-honored Summer Reading List! Where does one begin? I start by buying a new journal (usually in TJ Max or Marshalls) and neatly write my list of books using a nice pen.
Of course, I’ve written them on scrap paper first. And I know it may sound quirky, but it gives me a little thrill.
I want my summer reading list to consist of books I can devour. The ones I read into the night and think about the next day!
“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”
~Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle ~
So let’s start gathering some books!
Everything seems more relaxed now that the weather is getting warmer. It’s the perfect time to dig into that long awaited read that’s been sitting on our TBR list way too long.
Summer reading lists can take on many forms, they can have just light reads or mysteries, but I like a diverse list. One that gives me the opportunity to choose different genres depending on my mood.
So here we go! Below is a list of page-turners to keep you up at night. Click on the links to read our reviews.
When you need a light read to take your mind off things, try one of these suggestions.
The Horse Dancer by Jojo Moyes
First Comes Love by Emily Giffin
My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella
Modern Lovers by Emma Straub
The Readers Of The Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
Sometimes you just need a good cry . . .
A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Whiskey & Charlie by Annabel Smith
The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
Do you need to exercise your mind and try to figure a few things out? Grab one of these mysteries.
The Life We Bury by Alen Eskens
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
Before The Fall by Noah Hawley
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
The Widow by Fiona Barton
Maybe some deep thinking or soul searching is in order, try one of these thought-provoking books.
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
A Fall of the Marigolds by Susan Meissner
Who can resist a compelling Historical Fiction book? Not me! These selections you won’t soon forget.
Karolina’s Twins by Ronald Balson
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
A Piece Of The World by Christina Baker Kline
Some books are just underrated and need a shout out! Two of my favorites books you may have missed.
The Indian Bride by Karin Fossum
Last Night At The Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger
I hope you have an incredible summer and read an enormous amount of books. Send us your favorites here, and we’ll add them in our Readers Favorites section. Because we believe the best way to find a good book is word of mouth.
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