Blow Up Those Pool Floats!
I’m so excited to share with you our Ashley Brooke Book Club Summer Reading Guide. This guide went out to our Book Club newsletter subscribers on June 19th and included the prettiest little PDF version of this guide. But honestly, it’s truly too good not to share with all of you here!
This guide has a few of my favorite Summer books that are perfect for your poolside lounging or in your backyard! 😉 Also, if you are looking for more book ideas, we are constantly sharing new titles over on the @ashleybrookebookclub’s instagram account!
Happy Summer reading, friends!
ABBC Worthy Titles
the ones I read, loved, and couldn’t put down!
The Boyfriend Project
By: Farrah Rochon
After Samiah is cat-fished by her boyfriend, she teams up with his two other “girlfriends” to make a no dating pact—6 months focusing on themselves only. It’s easier said than done when Samiah meets Daniel Collins.
By: Beth O’Leary
The Switch asks the question ‘Can changing places change your life?’ A granddaughter and grandmother trade houses for the Summer to experience a different side of life (August 18, 2020)
One To Watch
By: Kate Stayman-London
Bea is invited to be the star of Main Squeeze, everyone’s favorite romantic reality show. She tells producers she will not be falling in love despite agreeing to be on the show. But soon Bea is caught up in the whirlwind trips and couture and maybe love could be around the corner.
New & Noteworthy
the buzziest titles around!
The Ballard of Songbirds and Snakes
By: Suzanne Collins
The much anticipated prequel to The Hunger Games series is here. Learn more about President Snow’s beginnings in Suzanne Collins’ latest.
Sex and Vanity
By: Kevin Kwan
In his follow up to the Crazy Rich Asians series, Kevin Kwan introduces us to George and Lucie who meet first in Capri and again, years later, in the Hamptons, where Lucie finds herself engaged but no less attracted to George.
Your Best Self
life changing, thought provoking, worth reading.
What’s Gabby Cooking: Eat What You Want
By: Gaby Dalkin
One of our favorite Instagram follows has released the follow-up to her very successful first book What’s Gaby Cooking. In Eat What You Want, Gaby helps us make delicious food and choose joy in our kitchens.
Thrillers and Mysteries
because who doesn’t love a nail biting plot twist?!
A Strike of Malice
By: Anna Lee Huber
Lady Darby and her husband Sebastian Gage find themselves embroiled in a murder mystery after attending a weekend long celebration at a Scottish estate. They must sort through an elite guest list and a host family with more than a few secrets to catch the killer.
Home Before Dark
By: Riley Sager
Maggie inherits her father’s house, the subject of his book House of Horrors. Maggie was too young to remember those horrors herself and she doesn’t believe in them anyway. But then she begins to have strange experiences inside the walls of her new inheritance.
By: Jennifer Weiner
Drue and Daphne used to be best friends, until they weren’t. Drue unexpectedly walks back into Daphne’s life and asks her to be a part of her wedding on Cape Cod. The wedding weekend doesn’t go as planned when there is suddenly a mystery to be solved.
the books our bookshelves need.
The Warmth of Other Suns
By: Isabel Wilkerson
Between 1915 and 1970 more than 6 million people participated in The Great Migration, where mostly Black Americans fled the South for big cities across the country seeking a better life. Wilkerson tells the fictionalized stories of 3 Americans on this journey based on hours of interviews and research.