4 Books You Should Be Reading This Summer

4 Books You Should Be Reading This Summer

girl reading at the beach

It’s finally time for you to pick out what you want to read without the pressure of having to be tested on it. So what are the hottest books right now to take down to the beach? Check out our must-read list.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

This thriller will have you on the edge of your beach towel. Everything is not always as it seems, and the story of Nick and Amy Dunne proves this. On their 5th wedding anniversary, Amy goes missing. While Nick is weird about the incident, people begin to wonder if he killed her. However, when Amy’s diary is found and a suspicious box in the back of her closet is brought to attention, everyone begins to question whether they ever knew her at all.

The Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner

Ruth Saunders leaves her hometown to achieve her dreams in California. Years after her arrival, Ruth’s screenwriter dreams come true when her T.V. show is picked up. Saunders learns the hard side of Hollywood once she reaches her dream and loses it all at the same time. Dreams may come true in Hollywood, but what price are you willing to pay to make them happen?

Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer

Picoult is at it again but this time with another writer in tail: her daughter. Van Leer came to her mom with a story idea and together Picoult and van Leer wrote their first young adult novel. Between the Lines is a new twist on a fairytale romance. Delilah finds herself engrossed in a novel featuring Prince Oliver. However, when Oliver finds out that he can speak to Delilah, she tries to help him escape the doom of being trapped in his life.

The Diary of Darcy J. Rhone by Emily Giffin
Giffin’s new free e-novel introduces you to the young Darcy Rhone from Something Borrowed and Something Blue. It goes inside the diary of Darcy and shows you what she was like being best friends with Rachel before college and Dex. This prequel is just what Giffin fans are looking for in anticipation of Giffin’s new book, coming out at the end of July.

-Jenna Cusumano