WHAT TO READ NEXT: 4 SUMMER READS

 

It's hard to believe we're half way through summer already. Whether you've neglected your goal to read more this summer, or you've powered through your reading list and still have time to spare, we've curated a selection of books to top off your summer.

For Suspense, try I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

This is a gripping, expertly-crafted novel that will authentically surprise you. Written by a police officer of 12 years follows a mother after a tragic incident with her son.

> I Let You Go
“Genuinely shocking…[A] cunning psychological thriller.”
—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review


For a light reading series, try The #1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

This delightful mystery series, set in Botswana, features a lady detective who navigates her cases with wisdom, good humor, and frequent cups of red bush tea.

> The #1 Ladies Detective Agency series
“Smart and sassy...Precious’ progress is charted in passages that have the power to amuse or shock or touch the heart, sometimes all at once.” 
—Los Angeles Times


For a humorous page-turner, try The Nest by Cynthia d'Aprix Sweeney

This big hearted and perceptive novel brings together four, dysfunctional adult siblings at the sudden endangerment of their inheritance. 

> The Nest
“The Nest is an addictive, poignant read with an enticing premise.” —Los Angeles Times


For self-improvement, try Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin

Supported by easy-to-digest research and her own trial and error, the author reveals the secrets to long-lasting change and why they work differently for different people.

> Better Than Before

“We are totally comfortable calling Gretchen Rubin’s new book, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, life-changing.” —Better Homes & Gardens