2015 Summer Reading List

Summertime: That amazing time when life gets a little less hectic and you have a little more  time to relax. And what sounds better than a sunny spot (the beach?), a cold drink (raspberry lemonade?), and an amazing book! Maybe your perfect day goes a little different but I think we can all agree that a great book is an essential. So as you pack up to have that perfect day (and summer), here are some books I recommend to bring with you.

Fiction: The Husband’s Secret

Yes, I am aware I have already reviewed this book. But I absolutely can not get over it. I read it a couple of months ago but I have picked it up again and again, it’s that good. This book centers around 3 families and how their lives turn upside down when Cecilia Fitzpatrick open a letter from her husband, meant to be read only after his death. This page turning novel takes a closer look at how families function as a unit and what happens when life seems to fall apart. For a more indepth review of this book check out: this review. This is the perfect read and will keep you turning pages all summer.

Nonfiction: Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a few flat tires along the way)

Usually I am not a fan of nonfiction, however I decided I wanted to venture out and try to read at least 2 nonfiction books this year. I saw this one at the store and was instantly drawn to it. This is laid out in a scrapbook way with real articles and pictures etc. This is the true story of how the bicycle improved women’s lives. With a focus on fashion, empowerment and feminism, this witty and comical story is the perfect summer read, that will let you go back to school/work just that much smarter.

Easy Beach Read: Where’d You Go Bernadette

When I picked up this book I was not expecting to see it written almost entirely in letters, emails, and memos. Its been forever since I’ve read a book written like this, but this book has reminded me how much I love this writing style. I was drawn to this book because of the beautiful cover up and now I can’t put it down. Written mostly through letters and emails, this book recounts the story of agoraphobic Bernadette as she (or her overseas assistant) plans for her family trip to Antarctica and eventually, goes missing. This is the perfect book for lounging at the beach/pool - the writing style is interesting and this book has a great plot line.

Comment below what books you have on your reading lists for Summer 2015 and I’ll be sure to check them out!



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