Sure it’s not summer yet, but let’s admit it… we’re counting down the days until school lets out. Until then, let’s spend some time picking out some summer reads. Try one of these if you want to get ready to read by the ocean, lay by the pool, or just chillax with a great book!
Jenny Han’s Summer series
- The Summer I Turned Pretty
- Belly spends the summer
she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life,
but this time things are very different.
- It’s Not Summer Without You
Isobel "Belly" Conklin, whose life revolves around spending the
summer at her mother's best friend's beach house, reflects on the tragic
events of the past year that changed her life forever.
- We’ll Always Have Summer
- The summer after her first year of college, Isobel "Belly" Conklin is faced with a choice between Jeremiah and Conrad Fisher, brothers she has always loved, when Jeremiah proposes marriage and Conrad confesses that he still loves her.
Hailey Abbott’s Summer Boys series
Cousins Ella, Beth, and Jamie are at their family's beach house for the summer and first kisses, last dances, new loves, and old flames all add up to one unforgettable summer
As summer draws to a close, friends Beth, Ella, and Kelsi wonder if their summer romances will last through the school year.
The Tuttle girls make the most of their last summer at
Hailey Abbott’s Summer Girls series
Cousins Jessica, Lara, and Greer, aged fifteen to sixteen, approach their family summer at a Maine beach cottage with very different attitudes, but all look forward to meeting new boys and having some fun.
Girls in Love
Jessica, Lara, and Greer spend their summer in
Lisi Harrison’s Clique Summer Collection
When Massie is kicked out of her exclusive riding camp and her parents insist that she get a summer job, she becomes the highest-selling Be Pretty Cosmetics girl ever by ignoring the company's philosophy.
Joining her mother on a business trip to
Alicia travels back to
As the only member of the Pretty Committee clique not going on an exotic summer vacation, middle-schooler Kristen might just find romance sticking around to tutor math and attend a secret summer school for gifted students.
Kim Harrington’s Clarity Books
Sixteen-year-old Clare Fern, a member of a family of psychics, helps the mayor and a skeptical detective solve a murder in a
Trying to decide between her old boyfriend, who betrayed her but wants her back, and the new boy with whom there are definite sparks,
STAND ALONE TITLES:
Don Calame’s Swim the Fly
Fifteen-year-old Matt Gratton and his two best friends, Coop and Sean, always set themselves a summertime goal. This year's goal is to see a real-live naked girl for the first time. Given that none of the guys has the nerve to even ask a girl out on a date this is quite a challenge. But catching a girl in the buff starts to look easy compared to Matt's other summertime aspiration: to swim the 100-yard butterfly as a way to impress Kelly West, the sizzling new star of the swim team.
Brent Crawford’s Carter’s Big Break
Fourteen-year-old Will Carter's summer gets off to a bad start when his girlfriend leaves him, but then he is cast opposite a major star, Hilary Idaho, in a small movie being filmed in his town and things start looking up.