, , , , , , , , , , ,

In which I share what I plan to read this summer, because going to awesome music festivals is nowhere near as cool as sitting inside with a book.

Find my 2015 Summer Reads shelf on Goodreads.

More about “Very Good Lives”.


B O O K S:

“The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain (Virago Press).

“Very Good Lives: the Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination” by JK Rowling (Little Brown and Company).

“The Other Countess” by Eve Edwards (Puffin).

“Testament of Youth” by Vera Brittain (Virago Press).

“The Opposite of Loneliness” by Marina Keegan (Simon & Schuster, UK).

“Wideacre” by Philippa Gregory (HarperTorch).

“P.S. I Still Love You” by Jenny Han (Scholastic).

Sequel to… “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han (Scholastic).

“Half of the Yellow Sun” by Chimamanda Adiche (Not Avail).

“All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven (Penguin).

“The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender” by Leslye Walton (Candlewick).

“Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy (Barnes & Noble Classics).

“Anna Karenina” (Joe Wright, 2012 film)

Main cast: Keira Knightley (Anna Karenina), Jude Law (Karenin), Alicia Vikander (Kitty), Matthew Macfayden (Oblonsky), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Vronsky), Domhall Gleeson (Levin).

“Clarissa, or the History of a Young Lady” by Samuel Richardson (Riverside Editions).

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” by Mark Haddon (Vintage Books).

“Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen (Algonquin Books).

Key words: summer holiday, vacation, rees witherspoon, robert pattison, gossip girl, new york, photoshop, driving lessons, kit harington, alicia vikander

Image 1: unputdownablebookclub.com