School’s (almost) out for summer, the sun is shining bright and the summer solstice is just two weeks away. It’s time to get your summer reading list together! If you enjoy what is often referred to as women’s fiction, take a look at the list below to get some ideas of what book to bring to the beach, mountains or even your own backyard.
Falling by Jane Green. The bestselling author of The Beach House, Jemima J, and Summer Secrets presents a novel about the pleasure and meaning of finding a home—and family—where you least expect them. July 19
First Comes Love by Emily Griffin. A pair of sisters find themselves at a crossroads in this dazzling new novel from the bestselling author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, and The One & Only. First Comes Love is a story about family, friendship, and the courage to follow your own heart—wherever that may lead. June 28
Here’s to Us by Elin Hilderbrand. Three romantic rivals. One crowded house. Plenty of room for jealousy. June 14
The Island House by Nancy Thayer. Bestselling author Nancy Thayer evokes the shimmering seascape of Nantucket in a delightful novel that resonates with the heartache and hope of growing up, growing wise, and the bittersweet choices we must be brave enough to make.
Modern Lovers by Emma Staub. From the bestselling author of The Vacationers, a smart, highly entertaining novel about a tight-knit group of friends from college— and what it means to finally grow up, well after adulthood has set in.
Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam. This appealing debut, set in contemporary New York, provides a sharp, insightful look into how the relationship between two best friends changes when they are no longer coming of age but learning how to live adult lives.
The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger. The new novel from the author of The Devil Wears Prada and Revenge Wears Prada—a dishy tell-all about a beautiful tennis prodigy who, after changing coaches, suddenly makes headlines on and off the court. July 12th
This Too Shall Pass by Milena Busquets – An irresistible, vivid, and wise story of one woman’s reckoning with loss and love. An international bestseller.
Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty. In Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty takes on marriage, sex, parenthood, and friendship. She shows how guilt can expose the fault lines in the most seemingly strong relationships, how what we don’t say can be more powerful than what we do, and how sometimes it is the most innocent of moments that can do the greatest harm. July 26
The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews. Told with Mary Kay Andrews’ trademark blend of humor and warmth, and with characters and a setting that you can’t help but fall for, The Weekenders is the perfect summer escape.