SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (GOOD THINGS UTAH) — Celebrate National Book Lovers Day by diving into a new book. Kimberly Christenson is both a writer and Bookfluencer at Talk Wordy to Me, and joined us on the show to share the best books of the summer.

She shared 6 fiction titles that deserve your downtime including:

Happy Place by Emily Henry: The fourth smart beach read from this bestselling author is every bit as good as her previous hits. 

The Museum of Ordinary People by Mike Gayle: Newest from one of my favorite authors, Mike Gayle, who wrote “All the Lonely People.” 

The Summer I Turned Pretty Series by Jenny Han: From the author of “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” Read it, then watch the popular Netflix series! 

Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros: For all my fantasy lovers out there. Even if you’ve never tried fantasy, give this one a try! Guaranteed to suck you in. 

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson: If you like multigenerational tales of mystery and family secrets, this one is for you. 

Homecoming by Kate Morton

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