Summer is fast approaching, and that means beaches, barbecues, and hikes. But for bookworms everywhere, all these activities need to be paired with the perfect book! To help you pick the perfect poolside read, Writer’s Relief has compiled a list of the books we really want to read this summer. So sit back, pour yourself a cool drink, and dive into the pages of these must-reads!
The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
New York Times best-selling author Lisa See’s new novel tells the story of a Chinese girl adopted by an American couple. It’s a heartwarming story about the relationship between a mother and daughter who happen to be a world apart.
Nemesis by Brendan Reichs
It wouldn’t be a proper summer without a good murder mystery, and Nemesis delivers an exhilarating mystery with a twist: The story’s protagonist, Min, is murdered every two years on her birthday—only to wake up outside her small hometown unhurt, with all evidence of her murder mysteriously erased.
This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada
Looking to fill the void left by Hunger Games and other dystopian YA novels? This Mortal Coil might be exactly what the doctor ordered. The story follows seventeen-year-old Cat—a young hacker whose father left her a message—in her own genetic code. Cat must decode the message to find a cure to a deadly plague.
A Spool Of Blue Thread: A Novel by Anne Tyler
Looking to tickle your funny bone this summer? Pick up Anne Tyler’s new novel—a story The Washington Post called an “act of literary enchantment.” The story follows the Whitshank family through the decades, uncovering their secrets and sharing in their triumphs.
7 Rook Lane by E.D. Degenfelder
E.D. Degenfelder’s new mystery novel, 7 Rook Lane, follows the exploits of detectives Scott Cooper and Isabelle Morales, and it’s the perfect escape for readers looking to dive into a series. This latest installment uncovers a mystery that lies at the heart of an old house being restored at 7 Rook Lane, and it offers a healthy dose of mystery and suspense.
Question: Which summer read are you most looking forward to?