7 Summer Reads According To Our Fave Celebrities

7 Summer Reads According To Our Fave Celebrities


The perfect summer will always be complete with the right read.

Summer always calls for a new book to read. Whether you’re reading it at the comfort of your own home or by the beach with the waves to calm you down, these summer reads will complete your summer vacations. Backed up by our favorite celebrities via Instagram, these books should be on your summer reading list.

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

As seen on: @kimcamjones

Known for its unconventional narrative, Infinite Jest poses questions about entertainment and its ultimate domination among human lives. David Foster Wallace fuses philosophical adventure with comedy in an exploration of human passion.

Warrior of the Light by Paolo Coelho

As seen on: @senorita_jessy

If you’ve read The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho, Warrior of the Light should be the next on your list. The book consists of passages that will encourage you to live your dream, embrace your destiny no matter how uncertain it is, and become the person you’re meant to be.

The Stranger by Albert Camus

Beaches can be thrilling and inviting, reasons different for everyone. An ordinary man becomes drawn to an Algerian beach murder. Albert Camus explores “the nakedness of man faced with the absurd” in this classic.

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

As seen on: @marijasmine

Post-apocalyptic novels will always have a spot on any season’s read list. Cormac McCarthy tells the story of a father and son walking along the roads of burned America. The novel explores the worst and best humans are capable of—”ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation.”

The Ash Family by Molly Dektar

As seen on: @belletrist

Exploring an off-the-grid life, a young woman is lured into a promise of a new life by an enigmatic young man. The Ash family farm becomes her new home at the age of nineteen. Molly Dektar tells a profound story of finding happiness and sense of belonging.

The Outsider by Stephen King

As seen on: @bellahadid

Stephen King will never be a bad idea for a summer read. Horror in summer, if anything, is a trend with all the horror movies and series around. The town park is shaken by an 11-year-old boy’s violated corpse and all shreds of evidence point to Flint City’s most popular citizens.

Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir by Kai Cheng Thom

As seen on: @oursharedshelf

One of the most compelling in the list, Kai Cheng Thom tells the story of a young Asian trans girl, pathological liar, and kung-fu expert who runs off to the Street of Miracles and meets a community of larger-than-life trans femmes.

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