This week’s topic is Summer Reads: “With summer finally kicking off, now is the time to recommend your favorite summer reads, whatever that means to you!”
Summer reads for me are whatever I’m in the mood for at the moment so I could really recommend any book. But I find that I read a lot of contemporaries and non-fiction during the summer.
Both of these are hard-hitting contemporaries that deal with difficult topics such as parental neglect and emotional abuse and the relationship between a child and their parent(s). But they also have some cute romances.
How to Make a Wish features a F/F romance with a Bi MC & biracial lesbian love interest. I don’t think I’ll ever stop talking HTMAW.
Letters to the Lost has the opposites attract romance and also hate-to-love, which I adored here. Also there romance is actually pretty subtle compared to most romances.
These are just some of the few non-fiction I’ve read (or have started reading at some point but have yet to finish: see The Glass Castle).
Best. State. Ever. is about the state of Florida (a.k.a my home state) and all of the weird shit that happens here. I had some issues with the book but found that most parts were pretty funny and I did enjoy how the author describes Florida’s weirdness factor. There were some interesting places that were talked about and places I haven’t even been to yet (Florida is kind of a huge place y’all).
The Glass Castle: I haven’t actually finished yet, but I did enjoy what I had read so far. I actually started this on my last summer vacation and it made for perfect reading, especially to get away from the indoors read outside on the porch.
The Disaster Artist: I died laughing at the book because I’m very familiar with the movie The Room and this made for an interesting behind-the-scenes look at film making and acting in Hollywood.