Mid-Year Top 10 (aka: Happiest When Reading’s Summer Reading Guide)

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IT’S HERE!

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My very first “Summer Reading Guide”!

(Click here for a printable pdf file!)

Listen, I know I ain’t no Anne Bogel or Sarah’s Book Shelves, but this is still my labor of love and I’m excited about it!

The books I chose are really just my Top Picks of the year {so far}, plus some Honorable Mentions. It’ll be interesting to see how many of these stay on my Favorite Books of 2019 list in December.

If you happen to read one of the books selected, I’d love it if you used the #HWRsummer2019 so I can follow along and hear your thoughts!

So without further ado:

If You’re Looking For Something That Will Stick With You For a Long Time:

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(Click the title to read my review):

City of Girls by: Elizabeth Gilbert

Golden Child by: Claire Adam

A People’s History of Heaven by: Mathangi Subramanian

Miracle Creek by: Angie Kim

The Last Romantics by: Tara Conklin

Ask Again, Yes by: Mary Beth Keane

 

If You’re Looking for Something Light and Fun {But Isn’t Exactly Fluffy}:

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Daisy Jones and The Six by: Taylor Jenkins Reid

Finding Dorothy by: Elizabeth Letts

 

If You’re Looking for a Memoir:

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Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story by: Jacob Tobia

I Miss You When I Blink by: Mary Laura Philpott

 

Honorable Mentions (aka: BONUS Books!):

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The Mother-in-Law by: Sally Hepworth

The Farm by: Joanne Ramos

The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by: Balli Kaur Jaswal

Queenie by: Candice Carty-Williams

Life Will Be the Death of Me:…and You Too! by: Chelsea Handler

What book do you see here that you’re most interested in? What books did I miss on this list?

Also, don’t forget to print your downloadable copy! Click here for a printable pdf file!

Author: happiestwhenreading

I'm a book lover of all genres - my favorites are memoir, contemporary fiction, historical fiction, and self-help/non-fiction.

4 thoughts on “Mid-Year Top 10 (aka: Happiest When Reading’s Summer Reading Guide)”

  1. Haha! Well, I’m no Anne Bogel either!! But, thanks anyway! Love your list and will link to it in the podcast episode show notes.

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  2. Great choices! I have a copy of A People’s History of Heaven sitting in my book cart, but haven’t though much about actually reading it. Now I’ll seriously make an effort to get to it this summer. I’m planning on listening to City of Girls for my next audiobook and am getting very excited about that one. Enjoy all your own summer reading!

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