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Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

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Summer Reading List

2017

Confession: I haven't been reading in 2017 nearly as much as I've wanted to. Somehow, whenever the opportunity presents itself for me to read, I lean towards podcasts I need to catch up on or feel the urge to shuffle through my thousands of songs to find a bop to rock out to. Either way, a book doesn't present itself to me, and neither do their pages. I could find some time at night, but let's be honest, I'd rather watch Flash on Netflix than read. I want to read for fun, but do I really want to?

I know that a lot of it might be due in part to the fact that what I do for a living is so hinged on reading, sifting through news site, skimming articles here and there, writing my own. By the time I have time to myself, I'd rather binge on YouTube, or as I mentioned earlier, podcasts and music. I didn't think I needed a nudge to rediscover for-pleasure reading until I asked myself when the last time I read for fun was. Not to research, not to edit, not for inspiration - but just for fun. I honestly couldn't. Not since my last self-help book find

So, in some ways, this post is more than just an on-trend lifestyle post, it's a call to action to me, as much as it is to you because mama's been slacking. Big time. And I'd like to do better with the kinds of things I expose myself to - reading is no doubt an extension of that. 

Whether you have a casual relationship with reading, or you're in a LTR with the hobby, I've compiled a list of books that I'm sure will satisfy your summer reading fix.

Peep my summer reading list below.

Milk and Honey

by Rupi Kaur

The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

The Blacker The Berry

by Wallace Thurman

Gone Girl

by Gillian Flynn

Everything Everything

by Nicola Yoon

Lolita

by Vladmir Nabokov

The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins

The Alchemist

by Paulo Coelho

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

by Marie Kondo

You Are a Badass

by Jen Sincero

What's on your summer reading list?

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