Now that we have officially kicked off summer, it’s only natural to start planning our summer reading list. If you’re lucky enough to live where people vacation (sorry...had to), then you have probably started planning your weekend beach staycations like Lindsey and Lilly have.
If you’re like us, you’re one of those “I need to hold the physical book” people opposed to an “I’ll just download it” kinda person. This summer reading list will have you glued to your beach chair whether you like it or not. Don’t say we didn't warn you!
5. The Best Day of Someone Else’s Life
Eleven weddings in eighteen months would send any sane woman either over the edge or scurrying for the altar. But as reality separates from illusion, Vi learns that letting go of someone else's story to write your own may be harder than buying the myth, but just might help her make the right choices for herself.
4. The Rumor
Available to order: June 19, 2015. Nantucket writer Madeline King couldn't have picked a worse time to have writer's block. Her deadline is looming, her bills are piling up, and inspiration is in short supply. Madeline's best friend Grace, is hard at work transforming her garden into the envy of the island with the help of a ruggedly handsome landscape architect. Before she realizes it, Grace is on the verge of a decision that will irrevocably change her life. Could Grace's crisis be Madeline's salvation? As the gossip escalates, and the summer's explosive events come to a head, Grace and Madeline try desperately to set the record straight--but the truth might be even worse than rumor has it.
3. Bright Young Things
Across the vast lawns of Long Island, in the illicit speakeasies of Manhattan, and on the blindingly lit stages of Broadway, the three girls' fortunes will rise and fall — together and apart. From the New York Timesbestselling author of THE LUXE comes an epic new series set in the dizzying last summer of the Jazz Age. (less)
2. The Girl on the Train
A compulsively readable, emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller that draws comparisons to Gone Girl, The Silent Wife, or Before I Go to Sleep, this is an electrifying debut embraced by readers across markets and categories.
1. Luckiest Girl Alive
Why is this our number 1 choice? Plain and simple: if you’re a fan of Gone Girl, then you will engrossed into the Luckiest Girl Alive. Lindsey is currently obsessed with this book. There’s nothing better than getting into a page turner that consumes your thoughts, even when you have put the book down.
What’s it all about?
As a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani FaNelli endured a shocking, public humiliation that left her desperate to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to living the perfect life she’s worked so hard to achieve.