#1 - The Woman in the WindowIf you enjoy thriller novels, A.J. Finn’s book, The Woman in the Window, is a must-read for you this summer. This book starts out with the main character, Anna Fox, spying on her neighbors from her Harlem townhouse. Poor Anna suffers from agoraphobia and is house-bound. While watching her neighbor, she believes she witnesses a crime. Was she right? If so, what was the crime and who did it? Read the book to find out! See if it’s in your local library or order it here.
#2 - Girl, Wash Your FaceAs women, we tell ourselves a lot of lies. For instance, you might have said to yourself…
- “I’m not good enough.
- “I’m not thin enough.
- “I’m not a good parent.
#3 - Little WomenThere’s nothing quite like revisiting the treasured classic Little Women. In this epic tale, you’ll take a journey with the author Louisa May Alcott who tells the story of what it was like for her and her three sisters to grow up in Concord, Massachusetts, in the 1860s. All in all, the story tells of how the sisters grow up, find love, and find their place in the world. See if it’s in your local library or order it here.
#4 - Brave New WorldBrave New World, written by Aldous Huxley, is based on a scientific empire that manufactures its citizens in the laboratory on a eugenic basis. The story follows the fortunes of John, the illegitimate son of a senior governor, who has grown up in America, outside the new empire. Will John be able to find a place in this new society? Find out by reading the book! See if it’s in your local library or order it here.
#5 - Yes PleaseIf you’re in need of a laugh, we highly recommend picking up a copy of Amy Poehler’s book, Yes Please. In this book, Amy shares comical and heartwarming stories about life, her time on SNL, and being a woman in show business. Regardless of whether you know Amy from SNL or movies, she shares many stories that any woman (in show business or not) can relate to and connect with. See if it’s in your local library or order it here.
What are yourfavorite books? Let us know in the comments below!