Five Perfect Books To Lose Yourself In This Summer

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Looking for books to read this summer? Sometimes you need to slow life down, blow the dust off your bookshelf and get back into the adventure. After a busy day, all you want to do is go to bed, not embark on a new adventure. Don’t forget that life is all about adventure, though. Think about it, you might have work tomorrow, but if you pick the right book, you’ll be on your way to a new world tonight!

1

Buy Yourself The F*cking Lillies

By the time she was in her late twenties, Tara Schuster was a sought-after TV executive who had worked with Jon Stewart and launched Key & Peele to viral superstardom. Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies is the story of how amongst all that success, she still needed to fix her life. All the rituals you need to fix your life and practice self-love and the words of wisdom from someone who’s been there, done that. Buy it here.

2

In Five Years

Manhattan lawyer Dannie Cohan is asked where she would be in five years’ time at the most important interview of her career. She already knows the answer. But when she wakes up five years in the future sleeping next to a different man, she can’t shake what’s happened. Then, four and a half years later, Dannie meets the man from her vision. This is one of those heartbreaking books to read this summer that you can’t miss.

Giddy up and get ready for a romance that isn’t as predictable as you thought. Buy it here.

3

The Southern Book Club’s Guide To Slaying Vampires


This book is a must-read. Set in the 90s and following a women’s book club that has to defend the town from a mysterious, sensitive stranger who turns out to be a vampire. You need to read this. It’s a kick-ass horror book that redefines the genre a little and makes for very entertaining reading. Buy it here.

4

Uncanny Valley

This memoir is about Anna Wiener. A millennial who moved from her good job in book publishing to work in Silicon Valley. This book is witty, funny, and a rare glimpse into a Silicon Valley start-up that didn’t exactly go to plan. Buy it here.

5

Don’t Overthink It

This book will help you overcome overthinking things. It will help you stop being plagued by indecision or the fear of failure and instead, launch into everything. This is the antidote to a culture of overthinking and second-guessing. Buy it here.

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