Friday, July 12, 2019

My Summer Reads

Summer time is the best reading time, hands down. Now my original goal this year was to read 45 books, and guaranteed I don't think I'm going to really hit 45 but with Summer here, I have been going through books like no other. I tend to chose much more chic-lit books during the Summer as they tend to be my more beach lounging, but I thought I'd pop down what I've been reading and what's on my reading wishlist this Summer.

I Heart Hawaii by Lindsey Kelk - I've read every single I Heart book and honestly, along with the Shopaholic series, it's one of my all time favourites. I'm so gutted this is the final book in the series because I love Lindsey Kelk's writing style, she always makes so many hilarious pop culture references in her books. The I Heart Series follows the story of Angela who moved from London to New York and her friend Jenny who she met there. I absolutely adore the character Angela, she's so funny and I love it because she just isn't perfect, and I totally relate to her on so many levels. This was probably one of my favourites from the series, along with I Heart Christmas.

Girl On a Plane by Cassandra O'Leary - So when I purchased this and it said "a sexy, sassy, holiday read" I didn't think I thought it was a 50 shades of grey kind of read, so that definitely threw me a little, however if you are looking for a more raunchy chic-lit for you sun lounger read, then give this a whirl. I definitely think there were some cliche moments in the book and there weren't any big character developments or 'journeys' but like I said, great sun lounger book. 

The Lido by Libby Page - My flatmate bought me this for my birthday and I am so excited to finally pick it up this Summer. I've been meaning to read it for an age, but seeing as it's hardback, and for some reason paperbacks take like a year to come out now, it's not te easiest to travel with, but I am finally going to give it a read in the evenings just before bed....right after Love Island. Said to be the "
most uplifting, feel-good summer read of the year" this sounds like my kind of unwinding book for the Summer. 

The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary - I have seen this book everywhere this Summer, it's basically on everyone's 'to read' list I swear, and obviously I have massive FOMO and need to be included. I mean you already know there is going to be something dodgy about a one-bed Stockwell flat where the rent is £350 per month including bills. I mean, it's not even far too good to be true, just unrealistic so there is definitely someone who is far too desperate for a flatmate. 

Let me know in the comments below what you've read this Summer and what's on your 'to read' list too!



  1. Thanks for the suggestions definitely going to check these out.

    Candice x

  2. I really want to read The Lido - I've heard lots of great things!

    Lucy | Forever September

  3. I love the sound of I heart Hawaii, it sounds like a great series, and one I definitely need to check out xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

  4. I haven't read chic-lit in soooo long, and this has me wanting to pick up one of these books asap! I think I'd like Girl On A Plane actually, sounds like a fun & easy read x

  5. I've actually not read Chic-Lit in so long but they're so great for the summer! I'm going to try the I heart Hawaii series hopefully this month!

    My Lovelier Days


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