Ten top summer reads

The No Kids Club by Talli Roland
The No Kids Club by Talli Roland

Here’s 10 top paperbacks to take on holiday or read in the garden over the summer months.

1 The No-Kids Club – Talli Roland

Clare Donoghue is almost 40 and child-free. Then her boyfriend says he wants kids and it’s not just happening to her. All her friends are experiencing the same thing so she decides it’s time for people without children to join together in the No-Kids Club.

2 Dead Men’s Bones – James Oswald

Tony McLean looks into what caused an influential politician to shoot his wife and two daughters before turning the gun on himself.

3 The Italian Girl – Lucinda Riley

Rosanna Menici is just a girl when she meets Robert Rossini but as time goes on the pair become inseparable as both talented opera singers and as a couple.

4 Summer At The Lake – Erica James

For Floriana, Lake Como is where the love of her life will marry another woman. For Esme, it’s the place she first fell in love more than 60 years ago. For Adam, who has lost his girlfriend, could a trip to Lake Como be the distraction he needs?

5 The Fault In Our Stars – John Green

Recently turned into a film, this book will tug at your heart strings as cancer-victim Hazel attends a support group and meets Augustus Waters.

6 Every Woman For Herself – Trisha Ashley

When her husband asks for a divorce, Charlie is forced to return to her childhood home in the Yorkshire moors. Then bad-tempered actor Mace North moves in nearby.

7 Unseen – Karin Slaughter

Special Agent Will Trent is hiding something from the woman he loves, Dr Sara Linton. When a young patrolman is shot and left for dead, Sara has to confront the past and ends up involved in her partner’s case.

8 One Night In Italy – Lucy Diamond

Is Italian really the language of love? A new class of students hopes to find out as they join Sophie, the teacher of the class, on a new evening course.

9 And The Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini

Ten year old Abdullah joins his father and younger sister on a journey across the desert.

10 A Girl Can Dream – Anne Bennett

When Meg’s mother dies in childbirth she is determined to keep the promise she made to her by keeping the family together.

*Chart compiled by Morecambe Library. All of the books are available at your local Lancashire library or visit http://bit.ly/allourbooks or http://capitadiscovery.co.uk/lancashire/ to reserve a copy.