8 Books You Need For The Poolside !

Now that I am graduated and don't have any homework to do, I am trying to do some reading in my freetime! One of my favorite places to read in the summer is out by the pool in the warm sun with a LaCroix and some fresh grapes! So I did a little looking and got together a list of 8 books that you should add to your poolside reading list. 


Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else


Comedian Maeve Higgins tells the tale of her move from Ireland to the big and busy New York City.  "She's got an incredibly fresh sense of humor that's both self-deprecating and confident, which makes her book a whole lot of fun. " - Annie Coreno, reviews editor

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The Incendiaries 


Pheobe loses her mother before coming to college, and when she gets arrives she joins a cult that is connected to North Korea. After committing an act of terror, Phoebe disappears, this book follows her boyfriend as he searches for her.  
"In dazzlingly acrobatic prose, R.O. Kwon explores the lines between faith and fanaticism, passion and violence, the rational and the unknowable." -- Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere 

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess 


If you were as into the royal wedding as I was this past May than you will love this ! The story includes Meghan Markle's story, how she met Prince Harry, and her adjustment from Hollywood to the royal life.  

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After moving to Morocco with her husband, Alice is not having an easy time adjusting. Her friend comes to visit and quickly after her husband disappears. Alice notices this coincidence and feels that her friend may have something to do with his disappearance.  
"The lying, the cunning, and the duplicity is so very mannered that it's chilling. Rich in dread, the foreboding positively drips from every page." -- The Washington Post  

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Zeus' daughter Circe has unusual powers compared to the other Gods. These powers are threatening to them, and Circe is eventually banned to an island. On this island Odysseus lands and is seduced by her. This is her tale.  
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story, Circe manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right." 
-- Alexandra Alter, New York Times  

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When Life Gives You Lululemons 

Emily from The Devil Wears Prada has her own book ! She is now an image consultant living in Los Angeles with her husband and lands an amazing new client.  
"If you've ever wondered what happened to the Miranda Priestly's assistant from The Devil Wears Prada, you'll love this amazing novel about the character Emily Charlton. Weisberger once again weaves a fun tale of how things aren't always as they seem, especially in the most dazzling neighborhoods. When Life Gives You Lululemons is the story of truth, lies and how everyone is a bit insecure. " -- Associated Press 

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Playing With Matches 

Sasha Golderberg is a new matchmaker at Bliss, a dating agency, she sets up dates and gives clients advice. This job turns out to be harder than she thought. This book is based on the experiences of a real life matchmaker.   
"Millennials looking for their perfect beach read this summer need look no further than this delicious romp through the madness of dating in your twenties. " --- Jo Piazza, co-author of The Knockoff

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The Banker's Wife 

The story of a wife who's husband goes down in a plane en route to Geneva. She has no idea why he was going there or what he was doing. She begins to question if she really knew  who her husband was.  
"Immersive, satisfying, tense -- and timely: This is probably happening for real right now. " 
-- Lee Child  

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