Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus know a thing or two about great summer reads. They read them, they write them (How to Be a Grown-Up hits shelves this month), and now they want to share them with you. So pack your beach bag, and pick out your cutest bathing suit. The water’s warm, so come on in!
Nothing says summer to us like a bottle of Coppertone, a big hat, and a great book. We love the delicious reads of summer. Five we have already made space for in our beach bag are:
This book asks the question so many 40-somethings have—if I could do it over differently, would I? Hilarious and insightful, these writers have their collective finger on the pulse of what life looks like after 39.
Emily Liebert tells the story of three women who should never be friends—until life unexpectedly throws them together when their carefully constructed lives start to fray.
Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus are the New York Times bestselling authors of The Nanny Diaries, Citizen Girl, Nanny Returns, and the young adult novels, The Real Real and Over You. They are the cofounders of TheFinishedThought.com, a book coaching firm, and work together in New York City.