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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List

Showbiz & Celebrity Jun 22, 2018

It’s finally summer and we couldn’t be more happier to chill with a book on the beach. A good read in the sun is all it takes to give yourself some me-time. To make the most of your precious summer sessions check out these page-turners with our cool summer reading list! So sip away at your margarita and indulge!

From Twinkle, with Love
A rom-com for all ages, From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon follows a 16-year-old Indian-American girl who aspires to be a famous filmmaker and find “the one.” Soon, she falls in love with fellow geek Sahil while directing a movie with him, even though she initially had a crush on his brother. What better way to escape and enjoy summer than by reading a cinematic comedy?

 

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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List: From Twinkle, With Love. Photo Credit: Simon and Schuster

 

Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects is coming to the small screen this summer.  It follows a young reporter Camille who travels to her hometown following the murders of two pre-teens. As she tries to get to the bottom of this story, she realizes she first has to fight her own demons from her past.

 

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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List: Sharp Objects. Photo Credit: Penguin Random House

 

The Boat People

Sharon Bala’s debut novel The Boat People was a finalist for the 2018 Amazon.ca First Novel Award. It is inspired by a real story of a ship which carried a group of Tamil refugees fleeing Sri Lanka at the end of the civil war and they arrived in Canada. It is told from the viewpoint of a refugee, his lawyer and the woman charged with adjudicating his case.

 

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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List: The Boat People. Photo Credit: Penguin Random House

 

Law Girl’s Bump in the Road

Author Leia London (the pen name of Jasmine Daya) brings to life a story of a young woman who is ready to embark on her career as she is almost done with her law school in Law Girl’s Bump in the Road. However, on an annual school trip she discovers that she is pregnant and unsure of how to respond to this, let alone tell her husband. Marriage and motherhood are dealt in a new way in this novel.

 

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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List: Law Girl’s bump in the Road. Photo Credit: Amazon.ca

 

The Outsider

Stephen King’s chilling novel The Outsider follows the investigation into the death of an 11-year-old boy and the evidence points to a popular citizen, who’s a teacher and father of two. As the investigation expands, horrifying answers are revealed.

 

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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List: The Outsider.  Photo Credit: Simon and Schuster

 

My So-Called Bollywood Life

This novel by Nisha Sharma is a hilarious take from a very filmi writer and will appeal to the desis who enjoy a slice of Bollywood every now and then. It follows high school senior, Vineeta “Winnie” Mehta, who is dumped by her classmate Raj. With the help of Shah Rukh Khan (yes, the King of hearts), who gives her life advice in her dreams, she finds her way to happiness.

 

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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List: My So-Called Bollywood Life. Photo Credit: Penguin Random House

Vox
In the era of the #MeToo movement comes a strong and though-provoking book sent in the United States. Vox  follows a time where the population is silenced and women are only allowed to speak a hundred words per day. And this is just the beginning. So how does one use her 100 words to be heard?

 

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Be The Best Beach Bum With Our Cool Summer Reading List: Vox. Photo Credit: Penguin Random House

 

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