Summer is almost here and I have 10 books to add to your summer reading list! Whether you are looking for a good book to read while lying in the sand or you are looking for a book that will make you feel like you are on vacation while sitting in the comfort of your own home – I’m confident that one of these 10 book options are perfect for you! So grab your favorite beach bag and best sunglasses and prepare to relax and reset with Elin Hilderband’s The Hotel Nantucket or transport your mind from the comfort of your couch with Susan Mallery’s The Summer Getaway. So without further ado, kick back and prepare to dive into some of my favorite summer reads that are sure to keep you entertained!
Books, Books & More Books
The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand
Elin Hilderbrand is known as “The Queen of Beach Reads”, and Hilderbrand proves that once more with The Hotel Nantucket. This beachy novel is the perfect summer companion to enjoy while relaxing poolside. Follow the character Lizbet Keaton on her endeavor as the new Hotel Nantucket manager. Fresh out of a new breakup, Lizbet has her work cut out for her trying to win over the new billionaire in town while running a hotel known for its bad reputation and drama-filled halls. Can Lizbet handle it? Only time will tell.
Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle
Take a trip abroad with this novel that follows the love story and bond of Katy Silver and her mother Carol. In this unique story, Katy embarks on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy following her mother’s death. This novel surprises you when it takes an unexpected turn reuniting a beloved mother-daughter duo for a touching story sure to warm your heart. I highly recommend this read!
People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry
Follow best friends Poppy and Alex on their annual summer vacation. In an effort to fix a turbulent past, Poppy and her wild-child ways are put to the test when Alex agrees to go on one final vacation. Follow the story of a friendship that is far from perfect as these two polar opposites try to rekindle a friendship that has been on rocks for the past two years. What could possibly go wrong, am I right?
The People We Keep by Allison Larkin
Small town resident April Sawicki is anything but a small town girl. Dealt a hand that is stacked against her, April is faced with the challenges of a dead-beat dad and no family support. Blessed with talent and determination, travel along with April as she finds her place in the world. Although this books falls short from providing you with a beachy backdrop, April Sawicki’s character is easy to love and more than entertaining. The struggles and hardships that are overcome by Sawicki are not only amazing but also inspiring!
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Magazine reporter Monique Grant’s life is far from thriving when she gets assigned the the unique assignment to interview Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo. You too can relive the glamorous and scandalous life of Hollywood icon Evelyn Hugo through this great work of historical fiction. Be prepared for a plot twist when you least expect it! If you loved Daisy Jones and The Six – you are sure to love this one!
Under The Magnolias by T. I. Lowe
Austin Foster is no stranger to hardship. When Foster’s mother dies she is barely a teenager, yet she is faced with the responsibility of caring for her six siblings. Burdened with her family’s secrets at Nolia Farms, Foster learns to rely on the help of some of Magnolia’s unique citizens. In an attempt to find happiness with a wealthy local, Foster is suddenly faced with the backlash of her father’s actions and the hidden secrets of his mental health struggles. This novel is guaranteed to capture your heart!
The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery
Travel alongside single mom Robyn Caldwell as she takes a trip across the country to spend her summer in California. Caldwell, invited by her sister to the west coast to relax and reset soon discovers family ties may make that difficult. A novel about the importance of family no matter the baggage that may come with it proves to be the perfect escape for any reader! Enjoy this book during your own summer getaway!
The Wild One by Colleen McKeegan
Amanda Brooks lives what seems to be the picture perfect life. She’s got a committed and loving boyfriend and lives in her cozy Tribeca apartment. Little do those around her know, Amanda has been hiding a dark secret since her days at Camp Calapa. What happens is anyone’s guess when Brooks and her childhood friends are once again faced with their dark, childhood secret! This page turner is sure to have you hooked with its thrilling plot twist!
The Lifeguards by Amanda Eyre Ward
The lives of Whitney, Annette, and Liza are turned upside down one summer night after their three sons return home from their favorite swimming hole with some life-changing secrets. This suspenseful novel rocks the lives of three suburban families that are plagued with a terrible summer scandal! Keep your pool days entertaining with this suspenseful novel!
The Summer House by Lauren K. Denton
Lily Bishop’s life is turned upside down when she unexpectedly wakes up one morning to find a goodbye note and divorce papers from her husband. Right when Bishop thinks she has lost it all, a unique opportunity and friendship presents itself in the form of Rose Carrigan. Can Bishop overcome heartbreak and possibly find love again?
Where to Purchase
Did one of these books capture your interest? I sure hope so! I have made it easy for you and linked all of the great book options HERE! I also wanted to take a quick moment and tell you about Book of the Month. I decided to join Book of the Month last year and I absolutely love it. Each month I receive 5-7 book recommendations to choose from. The online book subscription has made it easy for me to discover and enjoy books from the comfort of my own home. If you want to check it out, I have a code for you – HERE!