Summer will be here before you know it, and what better way to spend that free time soaking up the sun than with a good book? If you are looking for a list of books to fill your Amazon cart for this summer, take inspiration from our summer reading list!
- “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman
If you re interested in mythology, then you will enjoy this modern fantasy.
- “The Defining Decade” by Meg Jay
The author presents a great perspective about how your 20s are crucial to a successful, happy life. It is about making the most of your 20s in order to establish the life you want in the future.
- “Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness” by Susannah Cahalan
This is a fascinating story about Susannah Cahalan, an aspiring writer’s descent into madness as she battles an undiagnosed illness. It is a gripping story that will make you question what you think you know!
The author is Australian, so the writing and humor has a British feel to it. They are fun, easy reads, but still thought provoking and intelligent.
- “Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven” by Susan Jane Gilman
This memoir follows two new college grads as they set out to travel around the globe, starting in the People’s Republic of China. It’s a great vacation read (perfect for those with a little summer wanderlust) and becomes a suspense-filled page-turner as one of the girls’ behavior grows increasingly erratic.
- “The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?” by Rick Warren
Read this book if you are at a time in your life where you want to search for your meaning and purpose!
- “The Man Who Was Thursday” by G.K. Chesterton
If you like Sherlock Holmes, you’ll enjoy this turn of the century detective adventure. It’s packed with symbolism, allegory and cultural commentary, and written by an author who inspired C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Neil Gaiman and many more.