15 New Books to Read in Summer of 2023

This year, dive into our list of “15 New Books to Read in Summer of 2023.” These fresh-off-the-press gems span genres and styles

“The Five-Star Weekend” by Elin Hilderbrand

Elin Hilderbrand’s “The Five-Star Weekend” leads our summer 2023 reading list. Unveiling a riveting tale of friendship, love, and self-discovery, it follows Hollis Shaw.

“Georgie, All Along” by Kate Clayborn

This fascinating novel explores the themes of love, self-discovery, and reconciling with the past.

“Meet Me at the Lake” by Carley Fortune

This intriguing tale invites us into the life of Fern Brookbanks, who is grappling with unfulfilled dreams and the surprising return of Will Baxter.

“The Fraud Squad” by Kyla Zhao

Kyla Zhao’s debut novel “The Fraud Squad” is a riveting tale set in the heart of Singapore’s high society, the book follows Samantha Song, a working-class woman who infiltrates the wealthy elite in pursuit of her dream.

“Sorry, Bro” by Taleen Voskuni

This vibrant queer rom-com presents the journey of Nar, an Armenian-American woman who, after a disheartening proposal from her non-Armenian boyfriend, decides to explore her roots.

“Same Time Next Summer” by Annabel Monaghan

It follows the story of Sam, an engaged woman who unexpectedly encounters Wyatt, her first love, during a visit to her family’s Long Island beach house.

“Lunar Love” by Lauren Kung Jessen

Adding to our summer reading list is Lauren Kung Jessen’s debut rom-com “Lunar Love.” This delightful enemies-to-lovers story revolves around Olivia Huang Christenson.

“A Perfect Vintage” by Chelsea Fagan

Next is “A Perfect Vintage” by Chelsea Fagan. This enthralling narrative revolves around Lea Mortimer, a highly successful consultant specializing in transforming French country.

“These Tangled Vines” by Julianne MacLean

Julianne MacLean’s captivating tale transports you to the lush vineyards of Tuscany, unfolding the mystery of a tragic family secret.

“Carrie Soto is Back” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid’s “Carrie Soto is Back” brings forth the fierce character of Carrie Soto, a retired tennis player with numerous records and 20 Slam titles.

“The Codebreaker’s Secret” by Sara Ackerman

In Sara Ackerman’s “The Codebreaker’s Secret,” we are introduced to the brilliant codebreaker Isabel Cooper who, while working at Station HYPO in Pearl Harbor in 1943.

“The Stolen Coast” by Dwyer Murphy

In Dwyer Murphy’s “The Stolen Coast”, we follow Jack, a clandestine operator in a sleepy Massachusetts coastal town, who aids fugitives in disappearing.

“Bad Summer People” by Emma Rosenblum

Our next pick is “Bad Summer People” by Emma Rosenblum which is a fascinating debut novel set on Fire Island, an exclusive summer haven, laden with deceit, backstabbing, and deadly intrigue.

“The Seven Year Slip” by Ashley Poston

Ashley Poston presents a quirky love story where time itself is the greatest adversary. Clementine, an overworked book publicist, forms a protective plan for her heart after a life-altering event.

“Happy Place” by Emily Henry

Last but definitely not least on our list of summer reads is “Happy Place” by Emily Henry. Harriet and Wyn, once the quintessential couple since college, find themselves in a challenging situation.