7 Novels to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Summer is right around the corner, but if you haven't swooped up just the right literature to make your vacay complete, we've got you covered.

Scroll through our list of seven novels below to find the must-read that suits you best:

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Book: Return to the Isle of the Lost

Author: Melissa de la Cruz

Why you should read it: All you Descendants fans out there will love this sequel to The Isle of the Lost. Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay find their way back on the Isle to stop their parents from following through with a plot to destroy Auradon.

Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz book cover

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Book: Wink Poppy Midnight

Author: April Genevieve Tucholke

Why you should read it: If you're all about mysteries, this is the book for you. It's centered around Wink, Poppy and Midnight. One is a hero, one is a villain and one is a liar, but you're never really sure which character is which. Intriguing!

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke book cover

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Book: The Love That Split the World

Author: Emily Henry

Why you should read it: Once you're finished reading it, you'll really question your future and what you believe is important in life. Oh, and this book has a female protagonist who is #WCW-worthy.

The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry book cover

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Book: The Problem with Forever

Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout

Why you should read it: If you ever felt as though your voice didn't matter or you didn't need to speak up for yourself, this book proves that idea wrong. You have to make your voice heard.

The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout book cover

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Book: Revenge and the Wild

Author: Michelle Modesto

Why you should read it: This novel deals with all things supernatural and magical, which puts the main character, Westie, in plenty peculiar situations.

Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto book cover

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Book: In Real Life

Author: Jessica Love

Why you should read it: Nick and Hannah have been BFFs for years, but they've never actually met in person. Now that Hannah realizes she has more-than-just-friends feelings for Nick, she sneaks off to Las Vegas to reveal this to him. We've all been in a similar situation, or you may even be in the predicament now. All the advice you need on telling your guy friend you like-like them can be found in this YA novel.

In Real Life by Jessica Love book cover

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Book: Heartless

Author: Marissa Meyer

Why you should read it: As the prequel to Alice in Wonderland, the novel follows Catherine on her venture to becoming the Queen of Hearts. And it's quite the journey, if you ask us.

Heartless by Marissa Meyer book cover

(via Amazon)


Need even more on your reading list? Since you asked so politely, we recommend 12 books that feature tons of kick-butt female protagonists. Check them out HERE!