Hi, lovers! Considering the fact that probably most of us are stuck at home this summer, reading is a fun activity to choose when you have nothing else to do. This is a good way to escape from the outside world and get lost in adventures with your favourite characters, so I decided to share some beautiful stories with you. Who knows, maybe you will find your future favourite book.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

This book is perfect if you want to read something easy, especially in another language (I read it in English, which is not my first language). I think I was a bit too old for this book (it’s perfect for teenagers), but I can’t lie: I really enjoyed the story.

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Overall, it was a cute book about the first love - as they say, you never forget it

Kingdom of Ash by Sarah. J. Maas

This is the last book of the Throne of Glass series, which you definitely should read! I love fantasy YA novels, and I haven’t binge read such a book for so long. The storyline is amazing, with unexpected plot twists and well-constructed characters. I highly recommend it!

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This is the story of Caelena Sardothien, an assassin who was captured and forced to serve the king she despises. That’s all you’re getting from me.

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

If you are looking to learn something new this summer, you should check this book out. Take a break from fictional characters and discover the history of humankind from this bestseller author.

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Inferno by Dan Brown

This is one of my all-time favourite books. If you haven’t read anything by Dan Brown so far, you definitely should. The way he creates the suspense makes me turn page after page until realising it’s almost morning and I should probably go to bed. I chose this book by him because it’s about a virus meant to half the world’s population; luckily, it’s not the case with this pandemic

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I also enjoyed the link to Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno”, all the hidden symbols and the depiction of Florence

Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman

I have to admit, I neither read it nor saw the movie. I guess I’m late to the party, but I heard good things about it and I cannot wait to discover this story.

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

This is a lovely story, which takes place during World War II, that makes you appreciate the beauty and simplicity of life. It depicts the lives of a blind French girl and a German boy. Apparently not related, their paths eventually cross for a brief period of time.

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I hope you will add some of these books to your reading list. I wish you all a beautiful summer. Stay safe and enjoy your holiday!
Andreea xx


Written By: Andreea_whi As part of the SEASONS project.