It’s summer, and you know what that means! Tanned skin, lighter hair, and getting in as much relaxation as possible. Relaxation for some means doing as much as you can under the sun, such as hiking, playing sports, fishing, or wakeboarding. But for others, it means chilling, listening to music, and reading. For those of you who would rather grab a book than a fishing pole, this is the ultimate list of the most popular books to read this summer.
Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood
This memoir tells the story of the daughter of an eccentric, Baileys Irish cream-sipping, gun-trotting Catholic Priest. If you think about that sentence for a moment, you’ll see what makes this an interesting story.
Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini
A feisty teenager who was moved from her unstable country of Rome to L.A. has to combat high school, gangs, and much more.
Letters to His Neighbor by Marcel Proust
Immerse yourself in a collection of discovered letters from the famed French novelist and philosopher, Marcel Proust, to his upstairs neighbor –a dentist who owns a thriving business. Proust authored some of the most popular books in modern philosophy, and this English-language translation does a fantastic job of shedding a bit of light on this famously dark writer.
Isadora by Amelia Gray
An inside look at Isadora Duncan, the eccentric dancer with an erotic life. After losing two of her children in death, her life was never the same.
Get Your Science Fiction Fix
So You Want to be a Robot by A. Merc Rustad
Short stories of robots, assassins, artificial intelligence, and perils of labyrinths that will challenge your imagination.
Borne by: Jeff VanderMeer
An unlikely relationship between Rachel and Borne, an unidentified science experiment whose growth begs the question: is he friend or foe?
Escape Into a World of Fiction
The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder
This book tells the story of a far-from-perfect family whose need to gather for a wedding results in a hilarious outcome.
Infinite Summer by Edoardo Nesi
Nesi transports us to Italy during the magical years of affluence. This story makes us remember the Italy the world fell in love with and follows the story of young people who have nothing but possibilities in front of them.
Fall in Love with this Romance
Positively Pippa by Sarah Hegger
A nationally embarrassed Pippa returns home to family and a possible romance with an old flame. You will fall in love as you turn each page of this witty and charming romantic tale.
Edge of Your Seat Thrillers
Matchup by Lee Child
The best of the best female and male writers come together to create the ultimate book of thrillers. This book will remind you why you love thrillers or will make a new fan out of any thriller skeptics.
No matter the genre you prefer, there is a book for everyone here – ones that will touch your soul, make you hope and dream, or send chills up your spine. No doubt you will find your new favorite from this list of popular books for summertime in Shelby, North Carolina.
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