Books have the power to teach us new things, transport us to foreign places, and bring us out of the humdrum of our everyday lives. If you’ve been looking for some books to dive into, we put together a summer reading list that will keep your brain buzzing throughout the summertime. Some of these titles have been around for years and others are new to bookstore shelves. We included a mix of genres, so our summer reading list will please every bookworm!
2019 Summer Reading List
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
If you haven’t read this bestselling book yet, what are you waiting for? Although this novel is almost 400 pages, you can easily breeze through it over a weekend by the pool. Where the Crawdads Sing is simultaneously a coming of age and suspense story with strong elements of romance. Author Delia Owens keeps you guessing until the final page.
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
In Helen Hoang’s debut novel, she tells the story of Stella Lane, a 31-year-old mathematician with Aspergers. Stella has always put her career ahead of her love life, so she decides to hire a professional to help her.
Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis
Media mogul and author of the New York Times Best Seller Girl, Wash Your Face, Rachel Hollis released her second personal development book in March. This book is a wake-up call to women who repeatedly talk themselves out of pursuing their dreams.
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
In this New York Times Best Seller, Gretchen Rubin takes you through a year of her life in which she resolves to be happier. Each month she focuses on a different aspect of her life and makes tangible goals toward achieving increased happiness in that area. She believes you don’t need to unhappy in order to try to be happier. We couldn’t agree more, Gretchen!
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
After experiencing several major life changes, Elizabeth Gilbert leaves everything she owns and everything she thought she ever wanted for a year of traveling the world. In her best-selling memoir, Elizabeth tells the story of studying the art of pleasure in Italy, the art of devotion in India, and the art of balance in Bali.
We hope you enjoy diving into this summer reading list. Remember, nothing beats a good book, a big umbrella, and rolling ocean waves or the pool at Adams Crossing. Check your favorite bookstore or library for these titles, and get reading!
Located in Waldorf, MD, Adams Crossing offers affordable luxury apartments ranging from two to three bedrooms. Haven’t taken a tour of Adam’s Crossing yet? Schedule a tour with one of our marketing professionals to see why we’re a 2018 Top Rated apartment community through ApartmentRatings!