Hello loves,
For a very lucky half of the world, summer is finally here! So next time you head down to the beach, kick back and soak up the sun with one of these five wonderful books by your side. From summer love to the apocalypse to the ultimate self-help guide, sink your toes into the sand and let yourself get lost between these beautiful pages.

'Call Me by Your Name'

by André Aciman

“Perhaps we were friends first and lovers second. But then perhaps this is what lovers are.”
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If you want an unforgettable summer love story...

Get lost in the sun-drenched hills of Italy in this beautiful tale of love and it's obsessions. Follow Elio and Oliver and they navigate their desires and the expectations of those around them. You can also catch the movie adaption of the same name starring Timothee Chamalet and Armie Hammer.

'The Great Gatsby'

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”
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If you want a glitzy tragedy from the roaring twenties...

Swing back in time to this glorious classic set in the 1920s, a time of parties, wealth and glamour. Get enveloped in the relationships between the mysterious Jay Gatsby and his friends, in what turns into a cautionary tale of the dangers of the American dream. The movie adaption stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan.

'Good Omens'

by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

"Most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people.”
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If you want a quirky buddy comedy at the end of times...

Brought to you by two of the masters of fantasy writing, dive into this devilishly fun story of an angel and a demon teaming up to stop the apocalypse. Unfortunately, this pair is not entirely competent, resulting in everything not going quite to plan. The tv show adaption is now streaming, starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen.

'The Sun and Her Flowers'

by Rupi Kuar

"Why is it, that when the story ends, we begin to feel all of it"
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If you want a heartfelt collection of poems...

Lose yourself in the beautiful words that make up the second collection of poetry from the bestselling author that brought to you 'Milk and Honey'. Poems range in length from a single line to several pages, all illustrated with beautiful line drawings. Feed your social media and your soul with this touching collection.

'The Path Made Clear'

by Oprah Winfrey

"The true meaning of courage is to be afraid - and then, with your knees knocking and your heart racing, take the leap anyway.”
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If you want an inspiring new self-help book...

Let yourself be moved by this inspirational new book that will guide you through finding your purpose and loving the journey. If you need some feel-good vibes on your summer break, or just need a recharge, this is the book for you.

That's all, for now, my loves!
Thank you so much for reading, I hope you loved the books I recommended. Check out my other articles and collections linked below for further inspiration. Feel free to give my account a follow so you don’t miss out on my next post!


Until next time,
xox Rach

This article was written by @x_rachelann_x on the We Heart It Writer’s Team