Summer is the perfect time for a little mental escape. A “pull you in, can’t put it down” book will give you just the mind break that you need at bargain entertainment prices. This summer, be sure and check out these 16 Intriguing Summer Reads for Women.
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A Lowcountry Wedding by Mary Alice Monroe. Set against the backdrop of the Charleston Lowcountry, this novel focuses of the twists and turns surrounding a summer wedding. And there are lots of twists and turns to discover!
A Trip to the Beach : Living on Island Time in the Caribbean by Melinda & Robert Blanchard. This true story reveals the ups and downs a couple face when they move from Vermont to Anguilla to open a restaurant. Running this establishment in paradise involved a whole lot more than originally anticipated.
All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank. This prolific writer has cranked out another page-turner which follows one couple’s summer travels turned life reflection.
Bonjour Kale: A Memoir of Paris, Love, and Recipes by Kristen Beddard. One woman’s quest to bring her vegetable favorite, kale, to the citizens of France. She enlists the help of a number of French chefs along the way.
Flight Patterns by Karen White. A story of homecoming and finding one’s true self, set in coastal Florida.
Forever Beach: A Novel by Shelley Noble. Two young girls vow to stay best friends throughout their lives. Explore what happens when they reunite years later and try to set aside their differences for the sake of a special child.
Free Days with George : Learning Life’s Little Lessons from One Very Big Dog by Colin Campbell. The true story of how a rescue dog brought the joy of life and love back to his owner.
From Here to Home by Marie Bostwick-Mary Dell brings her cable TV show, Quintessential Quilting, back to Too Much, Texas. She gains a younger co-host in the process who just may be “too much”.
Lawyer for the Cat: A Sally Baynard Novel by Lee Robinson-Not in her wildest dreams did talented lawyer Sally dream she would be representing a dog. Now she is asked to serve as counsel for a cat in Charleston, South Carolina who stands to inherit millions of dollars.
Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan. A young lady with a broken heart pours herself into a bakery on the Cornish coast. Through it all she discovers a new, promising life.
Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen. A widow and her daughter find that a summer resort is just the place that they need to be to heal from the knocks and blows of their lives.
The Firelight Girls by Kaya McLaren. Three generations of women look for a way to save the summer camp that is so much a part of who they are.
The Island House by Nancy Thayer. This novel has nostalgia, an island home on Nantucket, romance, and things you never saw coming. Pick up this book and lose yourself in the long summer days.
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. From his floating bookshop on the Seine River in Paris, this bookseller can match any person’s malady with a book to cure it. That is except for his own malady of heartbreak. See what happens as this plot winds and flows just like the river.
The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand. The lives of adult best friends who seemingly have it all unfolds in this action-packed novel set in Nantucket. And unfold it does!
The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews. Weekenders and regulars collide in this juicy novel set on Belle Isle, North Carolina. Murder and mayhem await in this book that you will not want to put down.
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