ummer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading list. If you're looking for something new, check out these bestsellers:
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
This novel is about a young girl who lives in a swamp in the southern United States. The story is told through her eyes, and follows her journey through life as she explores the world around her, encountering new people and experiences. Through tragedy and loss, she finds love and community with others in her town. It's also an exploration of grief—how it affects people differently when they're grieving over someone they loved deeply.
Call It a Gift by Valerie Hobbs
This novel is about two people who meet each other late in life and fall in love, even though they are an unlikely pair. It’s a heartwarming, sentimental read — tissues may be needed.
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
The novel is based on a true story and centers around the power of women, who were forced into taking care of themselves while men were off fighting in battle. It also shows how important it is that we listen to one another's stories: sometimes they can save us all from destruction.
Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
This novel follows a group of friends who are all dealing with their own personal issues during the summer after high school. The story is set in the summer of 1969 and is told from alternating perspectives.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Silent Patient is the bestselling psychological thriller book in which a woman named Alicia murders her husband, then becomes completely silent through psychological treatment, in which her doctor, Theo, is obsessed with uncovering her motive.
The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg
This book is about a group of seniors who are fed up with early bedtimes and soft foods and decide to reclaim their independence by committing a robbery. It’s a comedy of errors that will keep elderly readers turning pages until the very end.
And there you have it—our list of the best books to read this summer.
We hope that these titles help you get through the hot months and make your reading experience even more enjoyable than usual.