Top Ten Tuesday -Summer Reads

Today’s Topic: Books to Read By the Pool/At the Beach (This can also serve as your summer TBR)

Hosted by: That Artsy Reader Girl

Well, I was going to choose books to be read by the pool or beach. But there are two problems with this.

1.) I’m not a seasonal reader. I choose books like I choose clothes; by whatever catches my fancy that day.

2.) I don’t spend ANY time at the pool or beach. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I was at either of these places.

So instead, this week’s list will be my Summer TBR list. There are some new releases, that I’m really looking forward to tackling.


Royally in Trouble

I will read anything Jenny B Jones writes. Her characters always make me snort with laughter. This is the second book in a new romantic cozy mystery series.

The Road to Magnolia Glen

Another second book in a series, doesn’t the cover just scream southern charm? I don’t often read historical fiction set in Mississippi circa  1790.

Murder at the Flamingo

The first in a new mystery series by Rachel McMillan set in 1930’s Boston. Not only does McMillan write great stories, but her book recommendations at her website have introduced me to some personal favorites.


Saturday Night Supper Club

It’s been a long wait for a new book by this author. And although it isn’t the book I was waiting for, I’m intrigued by the cover and the premise of this contemporary tale. I’ve actually already started reading this one, but haven’t finished. Oh, and it’s currently on sale. Clicking the book title link above will take you to Amazon for purchasing.

The Essence of Malice

I fell in love with the Amory Ames mystery series thanks to Rachel McMillan’s recommendation. These little cozy period mysteries with a female amateur detective are right up my alley. I really need to read this fourth entry before number five releases in September.

Honeysuckle Dreams

Another auto-buy author, I love Denise’s sweet contemporary romances. This one about a marriage of convenience between friends looks especially good.


Sons of Blackbird Mountain

Although every one of the books on today’s lists are must-reads for me, this is probably number one. Joanne writes the most achingly beautiful stories and this one features a deaf hero.

The Theory of Happily Ever After

I love a good chick-lit novel and it’s been too long since Billerbeck released one. I expect awkward character moments which will induce laughter as I read.

Jane by the Book

Though I’m not a big fan of novellas, when done well they leave me wanting more. This one looks too cute and Basham is an author I trust (and enjoy). So I expect this story to keep me well entertained.


A Daring Venture

Elizabeth Camden is one of my go-to’s in historical fiction. She writes strong heroines and picks unique time and place settings. I always learn something new about history when I read her stories.

The Raveling

Medieval fiction is my very favorite and Tamara Leigh writes the best. This particular title features her son as the model on the cover.

Falling for You

Though this one released in May, I haven’t had the chance to read it yet. Becky Wade’s contemporary romances are always on my auto-buy list. I like that this series features three sisters, since I have two sisters myself.

What is on your Summer TBR list?

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