Booked a last minute break for the final few weeks of summer? Here’s what should be on your reading list…
Is there anything better than chilling by the pool or beach with a really good book (and a glass of something chilled and bubbly)? We think not. If you’ve still got your summer holiday to look forward to, here are our fav reads to pack and enjoy…
The Wives by Lauren Weisberger
A sequel to The Devil Wears Prada all about Emily, Miranda’s sassy assistant, you say? We’re in. Emily is now an image consultant in Hollywood and has landed the client of a lifetime. We can’t wait to read!
Still Me by Jojo Moyes
Oh, we love a Jojo Moyes tale. This is the follow-up to Me Before You and After You, joining Lu in New York where she meets new guy, Josh. A guaranteed tear-jerker.
Tangerine by Christine Mangan
After a terrible accident, Alice and Lucy don’t speak for a year. Alice moves to Morocco, and when her husband John goes missing, begins to question everything around her… including her state of mind.
The Only Story by Julian Barnes
19-year-old Paul falls for Susan, a woman in her forties. As they grow older, the demands of their relationship become far greater than he could ever have known – is it better to have loved and lost, or never loved at all?
Need To Know by Karen Cleveland
CIA analyst Vivian realises she doesn’t really know her husband at all, when she discovers the fact he’s an undercover Russian operative she’s spent months trying to unveil. An enjoyably tense thriller.
Motherhood by Sheila Heti
For a woman in her 40s, the question of whether or not to have children is an increasingly urgent one… especially for a woman who tosses coins to help her make decisions.
Welcome To Lagos by Chibundu Onuzo
The tale of an army officer, a rebel fighter, a teenage girl and a beautiful runaway makes this tribute to Onuzo’s hometown a real must-read.
The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward
Something a little different – after finding fans with her poetry Instagram account, Daley-Ward is back with a part poetry, part story memoir of her childhood in the North West.