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Books to Read This Summer

Courtland Towers Blog, Arlington, VA  Looking for a new book to enjoy this summer? We have a few suggestions for some great summer reads.

Here at Courtland Towers, we love summertime and the relaxing vibes that it brings to the beautiful Arlington, Virginia. To help you embrace the laid back vibes of summer, we are sharing a few summer book recommendations. Enjoy the warm summer weather without leaving your apartment by reading a book as you lounge on your private balcony or patio.


The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

A captivating, beautiful, and stunningly accomplished debut novel that opens in 1918 Australia - the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who make one devastating choice that forever changes two worlds.


Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo.


Summer People by Elin Hilderbrand

Every summer the Newton family retreats to their beloved home on Nantucket for three months of sunshine, cookouts, and bonfires on the beach. But this summer will not be like any other. When Arch Newton, a prominent New York attorney, dies in a plane crash on his way home from a business trip, his beautiful widow Beth can barely keep things together.


Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.  The novel follows three women, each at different crossroads in their lives.


Do you have a favorite book or one that you highly recommend? Share the title and author with us in the comments. Thanks for taking the time to read our post!