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Summer Reading List: This Year's Best Sellers

Summer Reading List: This Year's Best Sellers
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Summer Reading List: This Year's Best Sellers

Published Jul 28, 2022

Book a Summer Full of Reading With These Great Finds

Summer is a great time to sit back, relax, and enter the realm of your imagination by picking up a good book.

Books are a great source of entertainment no matter where you are in the world. You can read by the pool, the beach, or at an open window where you can enjoy a fresh breeze. It doesn’t matter what genre you’re planning to read. If you are sitting down to read a good book, your time will be well spent.

Do you like to read spine-tingling suspense, nightmare-rich illustrated books, or steamy romantic tropes? Regardless of your choice, the top reading hits will surely keep you on your toes. To help you choose among a mountain of choices, below is Shipito’s list of the best and newest books that you can read.

1. "The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo" by Taylor Jenkins Reid

We will start our list with one of the most satisfying and twist filled dramas of the year. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo follows Evelyn as she decides to tell her life’s story. She selects an surprising and unsuspecting reporter, Monique Grant, to write her exposé.

We will start our list with one of the most satisfying and twist filled dramas of the year. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo follows Evelyn as she decides to tell her life’s story. She selects an surprising and unsuspecting reporter, Monique Grant, to write her exposé.

Take a 30-year long trip through the life of a Hollywood star and pick up "The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo" today!

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2. "Appleseed" by Matt Bell

If you’re into the mentally-intrusive and thought-provoking genre, then this will be a great book for you.

When the world becomes devastated from overpopulation, climate change, and corporate greed, change is just over the horizon. In a post-apocolyptic America, everyone must take responsibility for their own lives, as well as the life of planet earth.

In the midst of the next ice age, small groups of survivors set out to search for other civilizations in an attempt to spark hope in the hearts of the people and rebuild a broken world.

This book is an emotional and thought provoking adventure that highlights the concern around the world’s environmental future. The ambiance is quite eerie because it makes you think about the impending fate of the world as we know it.

If you are ready for an end-of-the-world story like you have never heard before, give “Appleseed” by Matt Bell a read.

Reading in a tent

3. "How You Get Famous: Ten Years of Drag Madness in Brooklyn" by Nicole Pasulka

This NYTimes best seller talks about the art involved in drag culture. Pasulka documents the ups and downs of the drag scene and how it started to thrive once again in New York.

She presents in her narrative the undeniable talent and charisma that works behind the greatest drag queens in show business. This book is a brilliant presentation of what it’s like to be part of the ever-glamorous New York.

Whether you are a part of the community or not, you are invited to walk a mile in the shoes of those who have built and energized the sensation that is drag. Pick up “How You Get Famous: Ten Years of Drag Madness in Brooklyn” by Nicole Pasulka.

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4. "Cult Classic" by Sloane Crosley

Romance and magical realism all wrapped into one incredible story.

In this young adult (YA) hit, Lola runs into one of her ex-boyfriends in Chinatown. Then she runs into another, and another all within a small radius. These encounters could be purely coincidental — but are they?

When the past and the present collide, what starts out as a fun coincidence, quickly turns into an introspective mystery.

The story is sure to have you flipping pages late into the night as you uncover the truth behind this mysterious and magical occurrence. Jump into what is sure to be a “Cult Classic” by Sloane Crosley.

5. "Book Lovers" by Emily Henry

Nothing beats summer romance when it comes to heating up the sunny season.

Nora, the protagonist, already knows all the archetypes and tropes — especially rom-com. She’s a literary specialist after all. However, nothing remains the same when she decides to stay at Sleepy Town with her sister. It just so happens that her editor-nemesis now resides there too. What now?

As the two are brought together again and again, they begin to discover that their own story may be about to unfold.

We guarantee that once you start "Book Lovers" by Emily Henry, you will never want to put it down!

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6. "The Hotel Nantucket" by Elin Hilderbrand

This beach read is really something else.

Lizbet Keaton — the new general manager of Hotel Nantucket — wants to reinvent the whole place and put them back on the map. The hotel is already a thing of the past, running obsolete as an establishment. However, her goal becomes difficult to manage when her past resurfaces with a long-time boyfriend. Will she succeed?

Get your copy of "The Hotel Nantucket" today!

This novel touches on all the sentimental and practical points of life that the author wanted to evoke among the readers. Get your hands on “The Hotel Nantucket” by Elin Hilderbrand today!

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7. "Honey and Spice" by Bolu Babalola

If you are looking for a story with a POC protagonist, then check out "Honey and Spice" by Bolu Babalola.

The ever-lovable Kiki is known to give the best nuggets of wisdom about love at her university. She has been helping members of the Afro-Caribbean Society escape heartache. However, this reliable image starts to crumble down when she makes a rather “bad” decision — she’s caught kissing a man she found unsuitable for anyone. To regain the people’s respect in the club, the unlikely couple begin to fake a loving relationship. Will it become real?

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8. "The Maidens" by Alex Michaelides

If you’re fond of puzzles, Ancient Greek references, and murder mysteries, then this is should be put on the top of your reading list!

Mariana — an esteemed psychotherapist in London — grieves the loss of a student in Cambridge. The dead student was a member of a renowned group in the university called the Maidens. The group is almost like a cult where all the members are roped to a certain charismatic professor.

Mariana considers the professor a prime suspect and starts an investigation on him. The thrill goes on as she looks for ways to catch him discreetly.

Solve the mystery by picking up “The Maidens” by Alex Michaelides

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9. "The Floating Girls" by Lo Patrick

If you liked “To Kill A Mockingbird,” the “The Floating Girls” by Lo Patrick is a must-read for you.

This novel involves family drama and a coming-of-age narrative set in humid, sunny Georgia. The perspective of the story comes from a 12-year-old girl who’s quite unlike her peers. She developed earlier mentally than other girls, and this makes her more intuitive of her surroundings.

Brace yourself as you read about heartbreaking family revelations, the painful thoughts of a middle schooler, and social issues that abound in this novel.

10. "The Twilight World" by Werner Herzog

To cap off our list of the best books for the most memorable summer reading, here’s one from a renowned filmmaker, Werner Herzog.

This book is about Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese soldier that spent almost three decades of his life defending an island in the Philippines after World War II, refusing to believe the war had ended. Herzog wrote about Onoda after he cultivated a friendship with him before Onoda died in 2014.

For a heartwarming, historical piece, give “The Twilight World” by Werner Herzog a read.

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Summer is more fun with books from all around the world, especially when they speak to your soul. If any of these books stood out to you, you can contact an international package forwarding company like Shipito and have these books your doorstep without the hassle or hefty shipping fees.

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