I was always one of the kids who secretly looked forward to receiving a required summer reading list at school. Now? I make my own. 🙂 Here, I’m sharing 10 books I’m looking forward to digging into this summer:
→Also:The New Naples has its very own Book Club for young professionals between the ages of 21-45. We meet once a month on a Thursday evening at various restaurants around town for discussion, drinks and dinner. Find details about this month’s book selection and meeting here, and email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to RSVP.
A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Same author as The Girl on the Train!
Fiona Davis, author of The Dollhouse, returns with a compelling novel about the thin lines between love and loss, success and ruin, passion and madness, all hidden behind the walls of The Dakota, New York City’s most famous residence.
Was the world’s wealthiest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, heir to an estimated $36 billion L’Oreal fortune, the victim of a con man? Or were her own family the real villains? This riveting narrative tells the real-life, shocking story behind the cause célèbre that has captivated both France and the world.
Jackie Kennedy’s personal Secret Service agent details his very close relationship with the First Lady during the four years leading up to and following President John F. Kennedy’s tragic assassination.
Part cultural meander, part memoir, Flâneuse traces the relationship between the city and creativity through a journey that begins in New York and moves us to Paris, via Venice, Tokyo and London, exploring along the way the paths taken by the flâneuses who have lived and walked in those cities.
What would you do if you could literally rewrite your fate—on Facebook? This heartwarming and hilarious new novel from the authors of The Perfect Life follows a woman who discovers she can change her life through online status updates.
In this sharp and clever debut novel of suspense, a young woman—presumed dead—leaves a series of clues for her twin sister, which leads her on a scavenger-hunt-like quest to solve the mystery of her disappearance.