Welcome to my new book review blog! I am very excited to share with you my picks for Summer reading. I have included books from many different genres and I think everyone can find something that appeals to them! Each title includes a link to my full review of the book on Goodreads.
1. Literary Fiction:
All the Light We Cannot See by A. Doerr
Two unlikely worlds collide in this novel set during WWII.
Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof
One of the best books I have read this year. A great beach read!
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
If you love books and are a book person this one is for you!
2. Young Adult:
Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal
A novel about coming of age in 1960’s New Orleans
I Love You More by Jennifer Murphy
Three wives and one dead husband appear in this intriguing mystery
4. Historical Fiction:
The Queen’s Exiles by Barbara Kyle
The writing and the plot set during Elizabethan England in this book are simply amazing.
Neverhome by Laird Hunt
A story of the civil war through the eyes of a female soldier.
Stoner by John Edward Williams
The all time best-selling book of the New York Review of Books. Everyone needs to read this book!
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
If you are a fan of Austen then you should also read Gaskell.
6. Short Stories:
The Professor and the Siren by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa
Translated from the original Italian, three very different and interesting stories.
The Phantom of Fifth Avenue by Meryl Gordon
An incredible story about a reclusive millionaire.
More Complete review coming soon on Fresh Fiction:
Walking the Amazon by Ed Stafford
Ed Stafford walks the entire length of the Amazon, and survives!
Pride, Prejudice and Cheese Grits by Mary Jane Hathaway
A romantic tale that proves you can find love even after tragedy.
10. Jane Austen/Pride and Prejudice Fan Fiction:
Longbourn by Jo Baker
This book gives us a peak into what goes on below stairs among the servants.
And there you have my summer reading list! If you would like to suggest anything please feel free to comment. Also head on over and look at my Goodreads shelves for more great reads. Thanks for visiting!