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This fun poolside reads are very light, requiring very little attention. Which to me is the perfect type of book to read by the pool. Books that require my full attention are better left to inside reading, when I am alone and without distractions. (p.s – that is a picture of Ruger when he was a baby 😉 )
I looked at my calendar the other day and was shocked that we are near the end of July!
My best intentions were to share my current summer reading list weeks ago, but it has been a busy month on Chemistry Cachet.
Today, I want to share with you these light, fun poolside reads to finish out summer and take advantage of those long hot days. I don’t get to read poolside often, so these are also great for sitting out on the porch in the mornings!
Pretty much all of these are some of my favorite summer books. Even though these are young adult, it is by far one of my favorite series of all time. I just love the descriptions Anne has of all the beautiful nature and her positive attitude. I have read these so many times over the years, I can read them in almost any environment without getting lost in the story.
It is so fun to go back and reread old favorites.
Mary Kay Andrews books are the epitome of poolside reads in my opinion. I read this book on audio while I worked on blog stuff, cleaned, and sat outside. It was the kind of book you can come back to at any time and still get into it. Her books are a little boring sometimes, but I liked the summer setting throughout the story and it had an interesting twist to the mystery.
I chose this initially because it was about a small Texas town, which is close to my heart since I am from one too. It was very Texan at times, but overall a very fun, light read. It had a little bit of a Steel Magnolias vibe to it which I loved.
I am reading this one right now! Anything that has the word summer in it, is perfect this time of year! This is actually the first book in this series about three sisters spending time in their summer home the entire season. It is a very fun, light read!
I bought this years ago because it said Memorial Day 1938. I am a sucker for that time period, especially involving summer! It is a little more dramatic, but it is still a good read. I really love this time period in general, so I love reading novels set in this era.
I have talked about the series before, but I love it! This is book three of the series, A Tea Shop Mystery. I would absolutely LOVE to work in a tea shop like this. It sounds like a magical place to be. These books are really fast reads, but always fun.
Side note: I love fancy teas and we just went to another one this past weekend in downtown Fort Worth. I will be sharing the details Friday 🙂
Other Reading Lists:
What have you been reading this summer?