summer reading list

mom wearing powder stripe pajamas reading a book

team minnow summer reading list 

 summer is in full swing and whether you're packing your carry-on, sitting on the porch in your favorite pajamas or lounging poolside in the backyard, there's nothing quite like picking up a fresh book in the sunny season.  

from enthralling beach reads to children's classics, here's what our team is reading this summer.
  • “The Southern Book Club’s Guide To Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix is a captivating thriller I’m currently devouring. Also, Mermaid School by Joanne Stewart Wetzel is a sweet story my daughter and I love to read together.” — rachel z.
  • “my favorite is Seventeenth Summer by Maureen Daly. a classic summer love story. one of those can’t-put-it-down reads.” — julia b.
  • “when we're not at the pool, my son Palmer and I love spending hot summer afternoons at the library (the same one I grew up visiting!). our current favorite read is Tickle Monster — I'll do anything for a sweet baby laugh!” — kate m.
  • “People We Meet on Vacation” by Emily Henry is a page turner in all the best ways.” — keelin m.
  • “Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey is my 5 year old’s favorite.” — katie r.
  • “Every Summer After by Carly Fortune is a must.” — megan e.
  • “The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand is an amazing beach read with a bit of scandal…” — katie h.
  • “Social Engagement by Avery Carpenter Forrey for me and Goodnight Martha's Vineyard with my baby!”  — sydney w.
  • “the forever classic Where’s Spot by Eric Hill, as well as Beach Baby by Danielle Wilson are on repeat at the moment with my 9 month old.” — ali p.