For every book lover new year marks the arrival of new books. The only resolution we try to stick through the whole year is to read more books. Did you already make your ‘to read’ list of 2017 or you’re yet to make it? Go through the article if you’re still making your reading list. In case you already have yours ready, you can still insert some of these best books to read this summer.
#1 The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
Set in the backdrop of the 18th century, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue will tell the story of two friends as they travel around Europe. But, a twist was waiting for them on their way. They stumble upon a magical artifact and they become a part of an exciting adventure. This book is a treat for any fantasy loving bookworm.
#2 By Your Side by Kasie West
This one is a romantic novel that every young adult will enjoy. The story revolves around Autumn, who accidentally locked herself in the library for a weekend. But wait! She’s not alone in it. She has also locked the not-so-good guy, Dax with her in it. However, she did not expect to see a complete unknown side of Dax. The unpredicted aspects of the plot makes it one of the best books to read this summer.
#3 Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken
‘Wayfarer’ is the second instalment of time travelling series ‘Passenger’. The story started when Etta traveled through time against her will and became a prisoner in a ship. That’s when her grand adventure begins. But, Nicolas and Sophie are searching for her through the time. That is when Etta found herself in a dangerous deal of alliance with Julian Ironwood.
#4 One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake
What happens when three siblings with great magical power clash with each other to sit on the royal throne? Three sisters Mirabella, Katharine, and Arsinoe get involved in a dangerous battle to claim the throne of Fennbirn. The second book of ‘Three Dark Crowns’ series is a must read for every book lover out there.
#5 The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon
Set in the future, the protagonist of the story is Paige. She has the amazing gift to penetrate the minds of people to get information. But, her talent not only brings luck, it also invites trouble in her life. What will happen when she gets kidnapped and lands into a mysterious secret city? The third instalment of the Bone series will unveil all the answers and is one of the best books to look out for this year.
#6 RoseBlood by A.G. Howard
If you’re a book lover I’m sure you fall in love with the phantom from ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ every time you read the book. ‘RoseBlood’ by A.G. Howard tells the story in a new way. Seventeen year old Rue is sent to the French arts conservatory by her mother. The story starts when Rue hears the rumour that the French arts conservatory has a mysterious tie with the phantom of the opera. She comes to know the arts conservatory and the phantom’s opera are actually the same.
#7 The Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky
The entire story of The Fortunate Ones revolves around a painting, that connects two women who are living in two different eras. After the ending of the second world war, Rose Zimmer comes back to Austria and she’s desperate to find a painting that her mother loved. Lizzie Goldstein, living in America in present time finds the painting that was the last memory of her mother has been stolen. The women set their journeys that will disclose bitter secrets and unbearable truth. Separated by time, but bound by emotions, they connect with each other through the painting in their journey of self-discovery and that places it among the best books of 2017.