There’s nothing like a good beach read on a lazy summer day. This season’s crop of options varies from the dramatic to the comedic, but all will have you engaged and entertained. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, the lake, or the ocean you’ll want one of these books in your hands.
Daisy Jones The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
This ode to the 1970’s rock era is both uplifting and tragic. Daisy Jones The Six chronicles the whirlwind rise and dramatic fall of an iconic rock group. It’s a Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!
Her Daughter’s Mother by Daniela Petrova
This gripping novel tells the tale of Lara Stone and Katya, a woman she was never supposed to meet. Now Lana is a key suspect in Katya’s disappearance. For fans of The Perfect Mother and The Wife Between Us comes a gripping psychological suspense debut about two strangers, one incredible connection, and the steep price of obsession.
Park Avenue Summer by Renée Rosen
The iconic Cosmopolitan editor and business powerhouse Helen Gurley Brown is at the forefront of a women’s revolution in 1960’s New York City and one lucky midwestern girl gets the chance to see it up close and in person when she lands a job at Cosmo.
Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
The debut novel from Taffy Brodesser-Akner is a smash success due in large part to the brutal honesty and refreshingly candid take on marriage, divorce and mid-life crisis. Toby Fleishman is a recent divorcee who struggles to balance his duties as a father and doctor when his ex-wife drops the kids off one day and promptly disappears.
A dramatic thriller, The Woman in the Window tells the tale of an agoraphobic woman who while spying on her new neighbours believes she witnesses a shocking crime. Did she though? What did she really see?
Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey
For light, breezy fare check out Waiting for Tom Hanks. Annie, a rom-com romantic, is waiting for the perfect man but finds her life dramatically tilting off course in this funny fresh novel.