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It's Time for Summer Reading on Goodreads!

Posted by Sharon on June 14, 2021
Summer Reading 2021
No matter what else you have planned for this season, we hope picking up a great book or two is on your list! As always, we're happy to lend a hand with recommendations from your fellow readers, bestselling authors, and more!


The Hit Books of the Year (So Far)
Here are the books from the first half of 2021 that are most popular with Goodreads members.


The Most Read Books of the 2021 Reading Challenge
See the titles our site's most ambitious readers are picking up.


Readers' Hottest Books of Summer
Take a peek at the titles topping your fellow Goodreads members' Want to Read shelves.


Armchair Travelling: Books Set in Every U.S. State
Embark on a literary state-by-state tour through America with these popular books published in the past ten years.

Beach Read Royalty Recommends Summer Books
Trust these bestselling authors when it comes to unputdownable page-turners.


Goodreads Employees Share the Books They're Reading This Summer
Join us around our virtual water cooler to talk about the titles we're most excited to read this season!

Comedian Ali Wong's Six Summer Book Picks
See the books that have made her laugh, cry, and immediately buy more copies to send to friends.

What will you be reading this summer?
Let us know in the comments!

shadow girl (semi-hiatus) Black Thorns Black Thorns (Thorns Duet, #2) by Rina Kent
looking forward to reading it
  • 54 days ago
Astha Samal The Paper Girl of Paris
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Franziska Ion wrote: "shadow wrote: "Black ThornsBlack Thorns (Thorns Duet, #2) by Rina Kent
looking forward to reading it"

find yourself a boyfriend ))"

That's just rude Ion!
Everyone may have thier own taste in books.

I want to spend my summertime reading to geht further throug the wheel of time book series before the show comes out at the end of the year.

Hope everyone has some enjoyable reads this summer :)
  • 54 days ago
• Ari • I'm really looking forward to Malibu Rising,One Last Stop, The Chosen and the Beautiful and For the Wolf which coincidentally all come out one the same day.
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Sonal Nimje Currently I am reading The Positive Thinking Secret by Aaron Kennard but planning to read 1929 (The 1929 Series, #1) by M.L. Gardner
  • 54 days ago
Maral Goudarzi for this summer, i've got a plan to read the lord of the ring books and Hobbit! and i'm really excited :)
  • 54 days ago
Juliana I'll definitely read A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow!
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ForevaBookish✨ I will surely be reading What Happened to Goodbye this summer!! :D
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Nina I will read The Blood of Olympus and then Six of Crows this summer!
  • 54 days ago
Monty Gérin Maral wrote: "for this summer, i've got a plan to read the lord of the ring books and Hobbit! and i'm really excited :)"

Got them in my bookshelf, have yet to read them but will definitely start this Summer too.
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