Cozy Readers, summer’s almost here, which means it’s about time for all you boss babes to become beach bums! And a girl can’t reach full sand-babe status without some juicy, scandalous beach reads. Thanks to us, you won’t have to worry about which novels to toss into your tote bag because we’ve rounded up five of this summer’s hottest-reads!
1) When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger
RELEASE: June 5
Re-visit one of your favorite Devil Wears Prada characters in this latest novel from Weisberger. Miranda Priestly’s infamous first-assistant, Emily Charlton, is moving on from Runway and straight to Hollywood-life where she works as an image consultant. But Emily will quickly realize that swapping careers doesn’t mean she can escape all the drama.
2) How Hard Can It Be?: A Novel by Allison Pearson
RELEASE: June 5
In this hilarious new novel, Pearson continues character Kate Reddy’s story. This time, facing her husband’s new “enlightenment” phase in life, Kate’s forced to go back to work. But it won’t be easy, considering there aren’t many companies willing to hire women pushing 50. So, why not tell people you’re younger, besides what’s a little white lie if it’s not hurting anybody? Fans of the TVLand hit series Younger will adore this book.
3) The Bucket List: A Novel by Georgia Clark
RELEASE: August 7
For strong women at any age, Clark has created the feminist anthem of the summer. After learning she has a rare gene mutation that drastically increases her risk for breast cancer, 25-year-old Lacey Whitman creates a “boob bucket list” to make sure her tatas get all the love they deserve before it’s too late!
4) The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
RELEASE: May 29
After receiving a strange letter informing her that she’s been left a large inheritance, Hal can’t make sense of what’s happening. Once she realizes the letter was sent to the wrong person, she can’t help but wonder if there’s a way she can take the money for herself, after all. But upon attending the funeral of the generous benefactor, Hal realizes there’s something very strange about the entire situation.
5) The Subway Girls: A Novel by Susie Orman Schnall
RELEASE: July 10
Schnall’s novel intertwines the stories of two strong women, Charlotte and Olivia, who are tethered together thanks to the Miss Subways beauty contest. Although 70 years apart, Charlotte and Olivia both face life-altering decisions, all the while dealing with love and career ambition.