From suspense and romance to fascinating nonfiction, these best sellers will make you want to curl up in the sun and read all summer long. This summer, whether you’re relaxing on your honeymoon or busy planning your upcoming wedding, take some much-deserved “me time” and unwind with this season’s top reads.
By Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
Released March 22, 2016
A funny and tender read about four adult siblings with a shared inheritance that affects and is affected by their many trials and triumphs. If you love the drama and comedy that come simultaneously from family dysfunction, this is the book for you.
By Emily Giffin
Releases June 28, 2016
If you loved Emily Giffin’s Something Borrowed, don’t miss her newest novel hitting shelves soon. After tragedy strikes, two very different sisters become distant, going their separate ways in life. And yet, the experience of this tragedy binds them irrevocably. First Comes Love is all about family and forgiveness, sisterhood and self-understanding.
By Jane Green
Releases July 19, 2016
This romance will make you want to fall in love all over again. After moving to a Connecticut suburb to escape her fast and relentless city life, Emma finds unexpected friendship and love with a local man with a heart of gold, and eventually comes to understand the meaning of being home.
By Paula Hawkins
Released Jan 13, 2015
Okay, so this page-turner isn’t brand new, but if you haven’t picked up a copy yet, now’s the time—it’s being made into a movie with Emily Blunt as the lead (to be released this fall). The best-selling psychological thriller will keep you up all night reading, and you have to read it before it hits the big screen!
By Camille Perri
Released May 3, 2016
Welcome to the world of Tina Fontana, A+ executive assistant to one of the most powerful men in the media business—a good girl, who’s about to go bad. But is it really so bad if it’s for a good reason?
By Barbara Leaming
Released April 12, 2016
This is a fascinating look into the life and heartbreaking death of the luminous Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy, daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy, the US ambassador to Great Britain and younger sister of John F. Kennedy. A absolute must-read biography that flows like a richly woven novel, you’ll be sorry you didn’t read Kick’s story sooner.
By Rumaan Alam
Releases June 7, 2016
Follow Sarah and Lauren, best friends since childhood who are now navigating work, love and their complex friendship as adults.
By Jessie Burton
Releases July 26, 2016
If you’re drawn to intertwining, multigenerational storylines, The Muse will pull you along a sweeping journey. Odelle Bastien is a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London who finds work at a renowned art institute, home to mysterious artworks and murky histories. Olive Schloss is the daughter of a prominent Jewish art dealer in Spain, 1936. Though worlds and years apart, these women are bound by an intriguing connection.
By Rachelle Bergstein
Releases June 7, 2016
Ever wonder where that breathtaking rock on your left hand came from? And we’re not just talking about the jewelry store, but the geographic origins, meticulous craftsmanship and cultural significance behind it. Rachelle Bergstein offers a riveting exposé of diamonds and their incredible value to humanity.
By Emma Straub
Released May 31, 2016
Three best friends and bandmates from college now live a stone’s throw from one another in Brooklyn, New York, raising their kids and going about their busy lives. But suddenly their children are at that impressionable age when relationships form and fizzle between them, affecting both them and their parents in unexpected ways.
By Swan Huntley
Releases July 28, 2016
A wealthy, single woman in New York City meets her match in an equally rich and handsome bachelor, whom she’s known since childhood but just recently reconnected with. He seems to good to be true—maybe, because he is. What happened all those years ago? Can she and her family trust him?
By Curtis Sittenfeld
Released April 19, 2016
Jane Austen fans will love this book. Inspired by the plot of Pride and Prejudice, this novel proves the undeniable timelessness of Austen’s story and themes, which are woven perfectly into this modern adaptation.