Summer 2017 Reading List

Is there anything more ideal than a lazy summer day at the beach with a really good book? So here are 10 books on our summer reading list.

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Wonder by R.J. Palacio

A must-read before the movie is released this November. This heart-warming story is one you won't ever forget.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

With more than 25 million copies sold, this self-help guide has become a go-to for individuals and businesses worldwide. One of the most influential books ever written, it's Cents of Style's book club read for the summer.

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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Another book hitting the big screen this year, The Glass Castle is an extraordinary memoir of redemption and love. After hiding her past for years in shame, Walls bravely shares her story now.


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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

A story of a girl allergic to the outside world, Everything, Everything is a heartbreakingly romantic novel that will make you laugh and cry.

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The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand

I've already shared that anything by Elin Hilderbrand is a guilty pleasure of mine. I can't wait to sit by the pool reading her newest book.

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Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Following the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg was overwhelmed with grief. Option B "illuminates how to help others in crisis, develop compassion for ourselves, raise strong children, and create resilitent families, communities, and workplaces." It's a guide for how to make the most of Option B, when Option A isn't available.

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Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

 From the author of The Girl on the Train, Into the Water is another suspense-filled thrilling novel.

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The Letter by Kathryn Hughes

The #1 best seller on everybody's list this year, The Letter is a love story full of hope and light, and a must-read for every fan of The Notebook. 

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Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Fredrik Backman (author of A Man Called Ove) is back with another "profund novel about a small town with a big dream -- and the price required to make it come true." 

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The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

A 37-year-old mother of two, Nina Riggs was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer. In her exquisite memoir, Riggs "urges us to live well and not lose sight of what makes us human: love, art, music, words."



This summer, make some time to curl up with a good book, our Readers Gonna Read graphic t-shirt, and enjoy your summer. What's on your summer reading list?