T.G.I.F. “Thank Goodness It’s so Fabulous!

Your Summer Reading List! 

T.G.I.O.!  “Thank Goodness for Oprah!”  She has put together an amazing summer reading list and I have shared a few of my own “must have’s” right here! 

 

Conquistadora
By: Esmeralda  Santiago
432 pages
Knopf Available at: Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound
All  Hail the Conquering Hero! Gloriosa  Ana María de los Angeles Larragoity  Cubillas Nieves de Donostia—Ana for short—is slight for a Spanish aristocrat,  and unfashionably dark-skinned. In convent school in the 1830s, having  eccentrically buried her not-so-pretty nose in a journal of a conquistador, she  decides to become one, after a fashion, herself. Read more
Untold Story
272 pages
Scribner Available at: Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound
What  Would Diana Do? Monica  Ali’s Untold Story (Scribner) is an  unapologetic hybrid of a novel, a literary examination of identity and a  page-turning thriller, complete with car chase. While the heroine is named Lydia  Snaresbrook, she’s clearly a dark-haired, rhinoplastied Princess Diana, who Ali  imagines has faked her own death and come to live in a small American town. Life  is uneventful until a British paparazzo shows up and recognizes her. Read more
The  Man in the Rockefeller Suit
336 pages
Viking Adult Available at: Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound
The  One That (Almost) Got Away – A  sophisticated gentleman known as Clark Rockefeller owned famous paintings  supposedly worth hundreds of millions. But the gentleman—like the art  collection—turned out to be a fake. Arrested in 2008 for the kidnapping of his  daughter and now charged with the murder of his former landlord, the fellow born  Christian Gerhartsreiter in Bergen, Germany, created a charmed life of lies.  According to Mark Seal’s riveting The Man in  the Rockefeller Suit (Viking), from the age of 17, Gerhartsreiter began  switching identities as a woman does lipstick, even, at one point, giving  himself an aristocratic title.

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And, don’t forget! You and your tweens can share books, too! Sometimes, I actually like thier books better than mine!
The  Hunger Games Trilogy
384 pages
This  series is the latest literary-meets-pop-culture phenomenon. In it, North America  has collapsed and the cruel government that takes over is forcing the 12  districts that remain to send two teenage representatives to participate in the  annual Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss is forced to fight 23 other  contestants to the death, gladiator-style, in the popular televised event. Read more

 

Now, you just need a FABULOUS Beach Bag to carry your summer reading with you!

 

 

 

NOW, GO HAVE AN “It’s So Fabulous!” WEEK-END!

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