However, this summer reading list is chalk full of books you won't be able to put down. These five recent releases are New York Times Best Sellers that will have you not wanting to hop in the pool because you're so busy reading next to it.
1.) Royal Wedding by Meg Cabot; the adult installment of The Princess Diaries series, with this one following Princess Mia's life following college graduation and her royal wedding
2.) Beach Town by Mary Kay Andrews; a humorous story of Greer Hennessy, a movie location scout, on the hunt for the perfect beach location
3.) Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave; in the most talked about book this summer, Georgia Ford returns to her family's vineyard to process her fiance's recently exposed secrets, only to discover her family has a few of their own
4.) In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume; this tragic story of loss recounts a 1950's plane incident told 30 years later by Miri Ammerman, based on real life events of Blume's life
5.) All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr; this book comes highly recommended by my mom and is a tale of a blind French girl and a young German boy as they try to survive France during World War II
What are you reading this summer?