Looking for something to read this summer? Sit back, get a cup of coffee and read some of these amazing books:
1. All stories are Love stories by Elizabeth Percer
Two couples—one United, one long separated—face significant buckling and settling of their emotions when two earthquakes strike San Francisco within an hour. This intelligently written tale falls between genres, neither heart-racing disaster drama nor wrenching emotional excavation.So if you’re looking for a strong book to read, this is the one.
2. The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
When Beatrice Nash arrives with one trunk and several large crates of books, it is clear she is significantly more free thinking – and attractive – than anyone believes a Latin teacher should be. For her part, mourning the death of her beloved father who has left her penniless, Beatrice simply wants to be left alone to pursue her teaching and writing. This is a book that will inspire you and make you think about what you actually have to do.
3. My Mrs. Brown by William Norwich
From William Norwich, the well-known fashion writer, and editor, an unforgettable novel about a woman with a secret who travels to New York City on a determined quest to buy a special dress that represents everything she wants to say about that secret…and herself. Sometimes a dress isn’t just a dress.
4. Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen
Filled with insights that are hallmarks of Anna Quindlen’s bestsellers, this extraordinary novel is about a woman coming of age, as she unearths secrets about her family and her town and surprising truths about herself. This novel will keep you up till the very last page.
5. Everyone Brave is forgiven by Chris Cleave
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three unforgettable individuals thrown together by war, love, and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of WWII London.