Scouted Summer Reading List

Summer is the perfect season to dive into a great book. Pick up one of these from our scouted summer reading list while lounging by the pool, relaxing on the beach, or a quiet evening on the porch. From new releases to soon-to-be movies, transport yourself to another place while you unwind and enjoy some relaxation.

Cover of "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" book
Scouted Summer Reading List

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick and soon to be adapted into a film. It introduces us to Eleanor, a quirky and socially awkward woman with a meticulously ordered life. Her world changes when she develops an unexpected crush and an unlikely friendship with the IT guy from her office.

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Scouted Summer Reading List

First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston

First Lie Wins delves into Evie Porter’s world of assuming identities and executing precise jobs for her mysterious boss. Assigned to target Ryan Sumner in a small town, Evie’s professional detachment wavers as she becomes entangled with him. This forces her to confront her past and uncertain future.

Book cover for "Just for the Summer" with a sunset, couple, and dog.
Scouted Summer Reading List

Just for the Summer by Abby Jimenez

Just for the Summer follows Emma, reluctantly returning to her hometown for the summer and reconnects with her childhood friend. Despite their mutual attraction, they agree it’s just a summer fling to avoid complicating their lives. As they navigate old memories and new feelings, Emma and Ben must decide if their relationship can withstand the return to their separate paths.

Blooming flowers on Colleen Hoover's novel.
Scouted Summer Reading List

It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover

It Ends with Us is deeply personal story about love, resilience, and finding the strength to break the cycle of abuse. Lily’s journey will tug at your heartstrings and leave you reflecting on the complexities of relationships. Don’t miss out—this emotional rollercoaster is soon headed to the big screen!

3D colorful title "The Ministry of Time" on starry background

The Ministry of Time by Kaliane Bradley

In The Ministry of Time, time travel isn’t just a concept but a tightly controlled government initiative. As agents journey through history’s hidden corridors, they unearth secrets that redefine their perceptions of time itself. This weaves thrilling escapades with profound reflections on the ripple effects of altering history.

Book cover of "The Women" by Kristin Hannah with a helicopter silhouette.

The Women by Kristin Hannah

In The Women, a young woman goes against what society and her family expect of her by becoming a nurse during the Vietnam War. It’s a gripping journey of self-discovery and bravery as she tackles the challenges of her chosen path. It explores themes of courage, identity, and the deep impact of war

Illuminated lanterns in trees, novel cover for The Midnight Feast

The Midnight Feast by Lucy Foley

In The Midnight Feast, The Manor’s glamorous grand opening glitters in the summer sun. Amid linen-clad guests and sparkling pools, old grudges and secrets bubble to the surface. When a fire breaks out and a body is discovered, the weekend of luxury turns into a gripping tale of suspense and revelations in paradise.

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