In addition to the New York Times’ astoundingly white reading list, and The Grio’s extremely helpful and thoughtful response to it, now that we’ve passed Memorial Day, the internet has no shortage of reading recommendations for the summer. Even Bill Gates has a reading list!
The richest man on earth released his summer…
With summer right around the corner, we could all use some book recommendations. So, in exchange for a chance to win Emily Giffin’s latest novel, Heart of the Matter, we asked you to share your favorite beach reads. Click through to see which two comments we picked as winners!
Summer is the perfect time to indulge in a trashy chick-lit beach read. During the boiling months of July and August even contemplating taking up a serious novel makes us break a physical and mental sweat. Unless, of course, said book has the unusual yet magical combination of serious literary street cred and “Twilight” silliness.