You made it! It’s officially summer vacation. And the only people more excited about this time of year than kids… are their teachers! As you pack for days spent lounging on the beach or poolside, here’s a list of great novels out now, perfect to read in-between dozing in the sun.
Remember these are books for adults, not students. Some contain adult content and adult language.
Book 1 – The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
The runaway thriller hit everyone has been talking about. Now you finally have time to catch up with this New York Times #1 Bestseller.
Book 2 – The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
A memoir with modern views on love, language, and family.
Book 3 – H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
A falconer’s journey through grief. Beautifully written.
Book 4 – Friendship by Emily Gould
If you like HBO’s Girls, you’ll love this modern tale.
Book 5 – We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
A new American classic about an Irish-American family living in Queens, NY.
Book 6 – Finders Keepers by Stephen King
The master of horror is back with his latest and second book in a planned trilogy.
Book 7 – Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz
You never know who you’ll meet by the pool. Have this clever and important illustrated dictionary of important American Women with you and ready to share.
Book 8 – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Harper Lee’s first novel since To Kill A Mockingbird. A rare literary gift we never thought we’d receive.
Remember! These aren’t books for students… they’re for teachers to finally have some ‘me’ time and kick back with some great new reads this summer!