Summer is the perfect season to dive into a great book, whether you’re lounging by the pool or relaxing in a hammock. Here is a list of six captivating novels that you should consider reading before this sunny season comes to a close.
1. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
This striking debut novel is a compelling page-turner that tackles issues of race and privilege. Reid creates characters who are vivid and complex, making it a thought-provoking read that's perfect for our current times.
2. The Right Side of Reckless by Whitney Grandison
This book navigates the turbulent lives of its young characters as they grapple with past mistakes and future choices. Grandison's novel is a heartfelt story that will draw you in and keep you invested until the last page.
3. Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
A deeply moving family saga, Woodson's novel unearths the long-buried history of a Brooklyn family. Its rich prose and multi-generational perspective make it a poignant and memorable read.
4. The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery
Looking for a sweet escape? Mallery’s novel is a delightful tale of romance and family, set against a beautiful coastal backdrop. It’s the perfect companion for your summer getaway, even if it's just in your backyard.
5. The Hidden Beach by Karen Swan
Set in the sun-drenched landscape of France, this book offers a mix of mystery, romance, and high-stakes drama. Swan's beautiful writing will transport you directly to a European summer.
6. One Summer in Italy by Sue Moorcroft
This book is as charming and inviting as a sun-soaked terrace in an Italian village. Moorcroft captures the essence of a European summer with romance, family secrets, and delectable food.
Now, the cherry on top – every book you buy from Kind Reads is more than just a book. It's a pledge of support to our community. Every purchase you make helps to fund programs and services at the Ottawa Public Library. It's a win-win – you get to enjoy a fantastic read while contributing to a meaningful cause.
With summer winding down, there's no better time to pick up one (or more) of these engaging novels. Make the most of the remaining warm days with a great book in hand, knowing that your purchase is also an act of kindness to your community. Visit Kind Reads today and find your next summer favorite, all while making a positive difference in Ottawa.
End the summer on a high note – with a good book and a great cause. Explore our collection at Kind Reads today.