It’s the best time of the year, summer. Rather you get the summers off or work through those long hot days, there is always time to sit down and read a book. So in between those beach vacations and the roof top parties this summer take the time out to exercise your mind or dive into an epic tale. Get your Summer reading list together. If you need a break from all the news stories on your timeline and all the television binge watching then you should check out our summer reading list.

Take a break from the same books you usually read and check out our top four

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood 

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From the title you can imagine what this book is about but when you see it is a memoir by the Daily Show’s Trevor Noah. This book has appeared on the New York times bestseller list and has raving reviews. It’s not just because you know him from television either. Noah tells the story of his life growing up in Africa during a time when it was illegal for him to have parents that were not of the same racial background. Be funny is the only way any child would able to survive a childhood like his, and his mother taught him well.

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story

In a world where we all want to escape our own lives and know what is going on with another’s books like this show you that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. This one is a bit of a throwback best seller from 2014. With the rise in reality TV, this book gives you an inside look at a ABC News Anchor’s struggle with drugs and anxiety.This piece is a all about meditation so it would be great to read this book and kick back on a beach

Rich People Problems: A Novel

The other two books on this list may have you feeling inspired but switch it up with this book by Kevin Kwan. You know how you see the end of a movie and you have to see what happened in the beginning? This is one of those books. This book is all about these crazy rich people and what they are willing to do to get even richer. Even if that mean waiting for someone to die. This is part of a trilogy, so if you pick this one up you will go searching for more.

Black Girl Lost

This on is a classic and probably like no other book you have ever read. The author of this book spent a couple stints in prison and during that time took up writing as a hobby. The story is fiction but there is always a little truth behind a good story.

Written By: Deprina Godboldo,Modern Domestic, Staff Writer

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