For every avid reader, finding the perfect book to read can be sometimes challenging. Having to read the back of books to get an idea of what the story line or plot is about is the fun part of finding the perfect book. When the book is chosen, the reader will take it home and read it. This process repeats until they don't have time to read anymore. Finding the right book can be frustrating if you don't know where to start to look. When you have a few ideas, it is good to look into those options. Use the internet and friends to help you along. Here are a few top books to read for the summer for all you avid readers:
1. Let the Great World Spin- Colum McCann. In this novel taking place in 1974, a man is doing some risky business with the World Trade Center. "Balancing" on an imaginary tightrope he meets a wide variety of characters that help him through understanding the only way to balance on a tightrope, is always know how to fall.
2. Heroic Measures- Jill Ciment. Sharing their lives together, a 70-something couple and their dog are happy until their lives get turned upside down. First the couple's dog is paralyzed and then a whole city is turned upside down amongst a news broadcasting terrorist-hype attacks. Jill Ciment dives into the madness of real estate and media and still shows the love that ties the bind.
3. Yes, My Darling Daughter- Margaret Leroy. In this mystery full of twist and turns involves a 4-year-old girl named Sylvie who wants to go to a place she has never been to nor seen and a family she has never met. She takes her single mother and the psychiatrist along to a little Irish village that is perilous and enchanting.
There are other books which can peak your interest if you have the time to look for an intriguing book to read. Searching on Oprah's website or Amazon will give you some ideas to get you started. Finding that perfect book that you can snuggle on the couch and read for many hours is always a pleasure to someone who enjoys reading. With books that causes you to be wisped away into a fantasy or dreamlike state, you can really enjoy a book and let your imagination grow. Having a good book to read is very important if you enjoy reading the different stories of far away characters. Getting yourself into a book is the best you can do for yourself.