14 Summer Reading Recs from Our Fave Bookstagrammers!

This week we’re helping you build your summer reading list with recommendations from some of our favorite bookstagrammers! They each share two books they recommend we read this summer and answer a pressing question: If you could have a meal with any book character at any chain restaurant, which character and restaurant would you choose?   Sarah’s Picks: 

Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett (esp for fans of Nothing To See Here) 

The Displacements by Bruce Holsinger (Out July 5)

Find Sarah at @sarahsbookshelves


Amber’s Picks

Honey & Spice by Bolu Babalola (Out July 5)

Hope and Glory by Jendella Benson

Find Amber at @byamberburns and www.byamberburns.com


Pheobe’s Picks

Every Summer After by Carley Fortune 

A Hundred Other Girls by Iman Hariri-Kia (Out July 26)

Find Phoebe at @readandwright 


Morgan’s Picks

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi

Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

Find Morgan at @nycbookgirl (and check out our last ep with morgan here!)


Ashley’s Picks

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Out July 5)

Vacationland by Meg Mitchell Moore (Out June 14)

Find Ashley at @ashleyspivey, @spiveysbookclub


Becca’s Picks

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Marrying the Ketchups by Jennifer Close


Olivia’s Picks

Flying Solo by Linda Holmes (out June 14)

The Last Housewife by Ashley Winstead (Out August 16) (check content warnings for this one!)



Olivia: New Boden dresses

Becca: Ten Percent via Amazon Prime


What we read this week!


I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston

Marrying the Ketchups by Jennifer Close



The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

The It Girl by Ruth Ware (Out July 12)

Cover Story by Susan Rigetti


This Month’s Book Club Pick: Cover Story by Susan Rigetti



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