Essentials for Your Summer Reading List ...


Summer is a great time for catching up on your reading.

From plane flights to soaking up the sun on the beach, from lolling by the pool to sunkissed breakfasts on your patio (my favorite), they’re all made better with a good book.

If your reading list isn’t already a mile long, here are some titles to consider this summer.

1. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

One great novel that should be on everybody’s summer reading list is Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.

Perfect for an engrossing, page-turning few days of entertainment while you sunbathe, the book explores an American family and all of the deep dark secrets that they keep from one another.

Full of juicy drama!

2. Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay

Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay

Bed Feminist is a unique and interesting book by Roxanna Gay in which she explores her own views and experiences on feminism, a term that can cause a lot of controversy depending on the conversation.

The book is a wonderful reminder that feminism is not one set type of belief and practice but a much more nuances and layered subject that many give it credit for.

3. The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

The Lifeboat is a gripping and emotional story about a woman, Grace Winter, who survives twenty-one days drifting at sea on a lifeboat after the ship carrying her and her newlywed husband sinks in the middle of the ocean.

Set in the backdrop of war time, the tight setting of the lifeboat brings to life many different characters and themes for Grace to deal with.2

It’s a really interesting read.

4. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

One of the most popular books in recent years, The Goldfinch follows the life of its protagonist Theo Decker from the moment he loses his mother in a tragic terrorist attack through his years living with his deadbeat father in Las Vegas.

All the while, though, there are plenty of secrets to be kept, including the tiny, priceless painting of a goldfinch that Theo stole the day his mother died…

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