Summer is almost here! The sun is shining and the jumpers are packed away for another season. There's nothing better than enjoying a moment to yourself with a brilliant Summer read, whether that's on the beach or in your garden, lounging on a balcony, a sofa or a hammock. 

We have fantastic books, both fact and fiction, that we think will make the perfect Summer reading recommendation. It wouldn't be Summer without fun and frivolity and there's plenty of that here! With feel-good fiction titles, relationship stories that will set your heart soaring and humorous fiction that will have you laughing out loud. 

For those who seek it, our Summer reads also include some brilliant books that are more serious in nature for you to enjoy. From that page-turning mystery that will keep you gripped to your seat; the thriller that will send a shiver down your spine regardless of the temperature outside; or the literary fiction that could leave you with a lump in your throat.

Our Summer reading recommendations are full of books for every reader. It’s the perfect opportunity for casual readers to pick up that book they’ve heard so much about. It’s the perfect time to embrace the heady joy of the season by picking up a particularly sunny read. Recharge in the longer days and discover those books that may have passed you by. 

So, grab your refreshing, temperature-regulating beverage of choice and prepare to enjoy these Summer reading recommendations. If you’re looking for recommendations for younger readers, do check out our Summer Reading collection on LoveReading4Kids, where you can find fiction, fact and activity books from toddlers to teens.