Summer is the best time to catch up on some reading, the perfect way to escape on a hot day. Here are 5 books for your summer reading list that will not disappoint. Whether you’re into romance, fantasy, adventure, or laughing out loud, there’s something on this list we know you’ll love.
5 Books for your Summer Reading List
The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood
The fabric of the Universe is fraying around Gottie’s town, allowing past, present, and future to collide. She is able to go back to relive painful moments like her grandfather’s funeral, or when she fell in love with Jason, and even when her best friend moved to Canada. This is a story of love, physics and time travel.
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
A lot can change in just four minutes. 17-year-old Hadley Sullivan misses her flight by 4 minutes causing her to miss her father’s second wedding to a women she’s never met. But this also means that she’s stuck in the waiting area with a cute British boy. They spend the flight together to London but through the chaos of arrivals they end up losing each other. In just 24 hours this novel brings you on a whirlwind of second chances and first loves. Oh and did we mention this is anticipated to be a movie in 2016 starring Hailee Steinfeld?
Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
If you’re a fan of John Green and Ranbow Rowell novels, then this book is for you. It follows Willowdean Dickson – a self proclaimed fat girl who enters a beauty pageant. This is a story about romance, confidence, and empowerment.
Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard
This is the much anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller Red Queen series. The world of Mare Barrow is divided by blood type; you either have red blood or silver. Those with silver blood have supernatural abilities that make them nearly Gods. Mare is of the lowly red class, but when a twist of fate brings her in front of the King she discovers she has an ability she didn’t know she had. In the “Glass Sword” the struggle between the rebel army is escalating, and Mare has to struggle as the royal court tries to control her silver ability.
Not Working: A Novel by Lisa Owens
When Claire Flannery quits her job, she hopes to discover her real passion but she has no clue how to do that. In this hilarious story, Claire is forced to come to terms with who she really is. This book is like a modern day Bridget Jones Diary, and is sure to make you laugh out loud.