Summer is my favorite season of the year: always has been, probably always will be. I don’t know if it’s because I am a summer baby- my birthday falls in mid-July- or the fact I have always favored the heat, but each year I long through all the other seasons, patiently waiting for summer to arrive.
My favorite way to enjoy the heat and sunshine? Reading on the beach. My most blissed out, favorite activity is to grab a good book, hunker down in my beach chair, and read with the sun kissing my shoulders and a cool breeze tickling my arms.
Now that I have a 10-month-old, this is MUCH trickier to accomplish, but reading is still important to me, so I will sneak it in where I can- nap times, late night, and early morning. It also doesn’t hurt that I have a wonderful husband who understands my obsession.
I have a list of titles I am excited to get to this summer and a few that I highly recommend. Here are my reading recs for summer, as well as a reading list I hope to accomplish. Happy reading!
The Identicals | Elin Hilderbrand
I’ve always been a fan of Elin Hilderbrand since I first picked up The Love Season back in 2006, and every summer she releases a new title that I have to read. This summer is no different. The Identicals takes place on Nantucket, and by the rich language Hildebrand uses, you can tell her love of the island is true.
The Stars are Fire | Anita Shreve
Everyone Brave is Forgiven | Chris Cleave
What’s on your summer reading list? Let me know in the comments below!