Finally the long school year is out and its time to hit the lake, beach or your favorite camping site. The weather is warming up and it is shaping up for what looks to be an amazing summer. With most every school in the nation all wrapped up for this year and some finishing their last days this week, it’s time to start making those plans to get away from it all and just relax with your family, friends and a new summer book to read.
We know how hard it is to really get into a great novel during the school year when there is so much going on between sports, meetings, clubs, concerts and practices that take over your life. Now that the summer has arrived you can slow down and really get into a great novel. We want to help jump start you novel search so we put together a list of the top ten books you need to read this summer!
1. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
As only a dog could tell it, a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope. A beguiling look at the wonders and absurdities of human life through the eyes of the family pet.
2. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson
3. Skeletons at the Feast by Chris Bohjalian
A masterful love story set against a backdrop of epic history and unforgettable courage
4. The Passage by Justin Cronin
A post-apocalyptic vampire saga this is the most-talked-about novel of the summer
5. Love The One You’re With by Emily Giffin
This is the story for anyone who has ever wondered: How can I truly love the one I’m with when I can’t forget the one who got away?
6. Black Out by Lisa Unger
On the surface, Annie Powers's life in a wealthy Florida suburb is happy and idyllic. But the bubble surrounding Annie is pierced when she...
7. Less Than Zero by Brett Easton Ellis
Set in Los Angeles in the early 1980s, this coolly mesmerizing novel is a raw, powerful portrait of a lost generation.
8. Wolf at the Table by Augusten Burroughs
With A Wolf at the Table, Augusten Burroughs makes a quantum leap into untapped emotional terrain: the radical pendulum swing between love and hate, the unspeakably terrifying relationship between father and son.
9. Bringing Home the Birkin by Michael Tonello
For more than twenty years, the HermÈs Birkin bag has been the iconic symbol of fashion, luxury, and wealth.
10. Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger
The bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and Everyone Worth Knowing returns with the story of three best friends who vow to change their entire lives...and change them fast.
Well that is the best books of the summer! Hope you have a wonderful summer and remember you can find all of these books at Booksrule.com where we stock over 2.4 million books! Have a wonderful summer digging into these novels!