The Best Books I've Read This Summer

As we near the end of summer, I wanted to share with you some of the best books I've read this season. There's nothing like diving into a good book on a hot day, or losing yourself in a story on a rainy night. Whether you're looking for something new to read or just curious about what I loved this summer, keep reading for my top picks!

LOVE & OTHER WORDS by Christina Lauren 

Once again, Christina Lauren never fails to deliver a top tier book filled with love, loss, heartache and friendship. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Love & Other Words follows the budding romance between Macy Sorenson and Elliot Petropolous as they navigate the ups and downs of growing up. After falling apart, a chance reunion brings them back together and forces them to face their fears and the memories of the past. If you are a fan of romance novels, Love & Other Words will touch your heart with the sweetest of childhood love. 

A SLOW FIRE BURNING by Paula Hawkins 

After a young man is found murdered on a houseboat in London, the lives of three women intertwine to unravel secrets of the mysterious case. Laura, Miriam and Carla, three women who all carry anger towards the victim, reveal the power of revenge. Filled with suspense and thrill, A Slow Fire Burning will leave you on the edge of your seat!


Adapted into the popular Hulu drama, Liane Moriarty perfectly presents a clever, fast paced and highly entertaining story that is Nine Perfect Strangers. The lives of nine eccentric and complex individuals come together as they find themselves at a remote health resort in search of self improvement. What was meant to be a week of luxury and relaxation reveals itself to be so much more. This page turning fiction book will leave you laughing, gasping and in shock!


A chance meeting in the armory of the Chicago Art Institute completely changes the fate of two individuals. Through twists and turns, Aldo Damiani and Charlotte Regan fall passionately, and wholeheartedly in love. This fantastical study of time and space reveals the two’s co-dependence for each other, unveiling their own personal battles.

What were your favorite books this summer? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to share with your friends! Reading is always more fun when you can do it together.


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