50 Books for #ShiggySummerReading

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In a week, #ShiggySummerReading will be underway! Every summer I try to read as many books as possible– my favorite kinds being light-hearted fiction, relevant non-fiction, and books deal with culture or important political issues. Here is a list of the many books I’d like to read at some point, and hopefully this season will be it!

  1. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (Arrived on Jun 18th!)
  2. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (Already own)
  3. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
  4. The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement (Arrived on Jun 18th!)
  5. The Lowland (Already Own)
  6. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  7. Big Little Lies
  8. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear (Arrived on Jun 18th!)
  9. Bliss
  10. Will You Won’t You Want Me?
  11. The Assistants
  12. Girl in Translation
  13. A Golden Age
  14. The Invitation
  15. Bitter Sweets
  16. I’m Glad About You
  17. Modern Lovers
  18. The Good Muslim
  19. Homegoing
  20. Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds
  21. TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking
  22. Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses
  23. Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East
  24. The Clasp
  25. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
  26. Me Talk Pretty One Day
  27. How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
  28. The Wangs vs. the World
  29. Rich and Pretty (Arrived on Jun 18th!)
  30. Startup
  31. That Thing We Call a Heart
  32. The Hopefuls (Arrived on Jun 18th!)
  33. This Is How You Lose Her
  34. The Thing Around Your Neck
  35. Touch
  36. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
  37. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
  38. Grit
  39. The Sun Is Also a Star
  40. The Regulars
  41. The Lives of Others
  42. Valley of the Dolls (Already own)
  43. Desirable Daughters
  44. The Hating Game
  45. Small Great Things
  46. Everything, Everything (Arrived on Jun 18th!)
  47. Words in Deep Blue
  48. When Dimple Met Rishi
  49. Before We Visit the Goddess
  50. Sweetbitter

So, if you’ve already read any of these titles, please let me know what you thought of them! And if you know of any books that might be a good fit, please leave me a comment below I would greatly appreciate the suggestions!

UPDATE: I wanted to include the Amazon Wish List I’ve made to keep track of all the books I’m interested in– maybe this can become an online book club in a way where we can all read some of these same great books together! And if you want to see more of this book loving side of me, follow me on Goodreads!

Thank you for stopping by!

Love,

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