Summer Reads

It’s summer time! I have decided to compile a list of books I think might just be perfect for whatever your summer has in store for you, whether it is by the beach, campfire, or just on your couch!

*a good number of my choices are Young Adult fiction which can make for quick and enjoyable reads perfect for the summer!*

For those of you who:

Dream of far off places for a holiday!

Love & Gelato


Simon Pulse 2017

Love & Gelato takes us to Florence Italy where a bereaved daughter goes in search of the secrets her mother left behind.

Love & Luck 


Love & Luck brings us to the Emerald Isle and an unusual guidebook which knows just how to mend a broken heart.

13 Little Blue Envelopes 


In 13 Little Blue Envelopes we go on an enveloped adventure after the death of a beloved Aunt whose posthumous letters pushes us and the main character onto a journey of finding ourselves.

Need a light-hearted classic from a time gone by!


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Emma is not our usual downtrodden Jane Austen heroine. She wants for nothing but to see those around her matched with their perfect partners. Yet love is not always in the air and mismatches abound proving difficulties for this young lady.

Lust for fantastical far off lands!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 


Bloomsbury Children 2017

I feel like this book needs no real description besides: Witchcraft & Wizardry. JUST READ IT!

Clockwork Angel


It’s London 1878 and a young girl finds herself in a dark underworld full of all things supernatural.

Deep Blue


A deadly premonition comes true and mermaid princesses must unite to fulfil a prophecy in order to save their realms.

Seek adventure on the high seas!

Daughter of the Pirate King 

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Allowing herself to be captured in order to find an ancient treasure, a young pirate captain finds herself with more than she bargained for in her handsome captor.

Like the thrill of the dark crackling campfire!

Human Remains (*not YA)


After discovering the decomposing body of her neighbour, a police analyst, not only discovers similar overlooked cases, but the unwanted attention of a dangerous predator.

Wish to be among the stars!


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An exploded planet, an out of control ship’s AI, and a deadly plague combine to create a story told in an unexpected way through leaked documents, emails, and much more between those whose only mission is to survive.


I hope you enjoy these reads literary lovelies as much as I did! If you’ve read some of them I would love to know your thoughts in the comments below and if you have any perfect summer reads please don’t hesitate to share!


Honestly Austen

Postscript: What is your idea of a perfect summer day?






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