There is nothing quite like relaxing by the beach with a refreshing beverage and a good book!
The Local Moms Network has rounded up some favorite picks for an enlightening summer read.
Say My Name
Years ago, frightened by passion, Eve settled for less: marrying safely, building a solid, ordinary life. Now she longs for more…
An American Marriage
Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart…
Behold the Dreamers
A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy…
The Female Persuasion
From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Interestings, an electric novel not just about who we want to be with, but who we want to be…
A New York Times bestseller and Oprah Book Club 2.0 selection, the epic, unforgettable story of a man determined to protect the woman he loves from the town desperate to destroy her. This beautiful and devastating debut heralds the arrival of a major new voice in fiction…
When Life Gives You Lululemons
Welcome to Greenwich, Connecticut, where the lawns and the women are perfectly manicured, the Tito’s and sodas are extra strong, and everyone has something to say about the infamous new neighbor…
A Higher Loyalty
In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader…
Text Me When You Get Home
A personal and sociological examination–and ultimately a celebration–of the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society.
“Text me when you get home.” After joyful nights out together, female friends say this to one another as a way of cementing their love. It’s about safety; but more than that, it’s about solidarity…
The dishy, rollicking, and deeply personal story of what really happened in the 2016 election, as seen through the eyes of the New York Times reporter who gave eight years of her life to covering the First Woman President who wasn’t…
A New Earth
In A New Earth, Tolle expands on these powerful ideas to show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to personal happiness, but also the key to ending conflict and suffering throughout the world…
Stay tuned for more book suggestions from The Local Moms Network! Happy Reading!