Top Ten Tuesday – Storylines/Settings That Make Me Think Of Summer

Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, this week it is a Freebie week so I have chosen 10 books that make me think of summer. It was quite hard to find books that I haven’t mentioned so far, but I have managed it!

Short Story – Mini Review – Buried by the Beach by Ellen Jacobson – COSY MYSTERY

This cosy mystery is set on the beach and the main characters live on a boat!

Book Review – Death in Paradise by J.E.Trent – COSY MYSTERY

This is set around Hawaii and the cover is also quite summery (and sinister at the same time!).

Book Review – The Keys To My Diary – Fern by Ann Omasta – ROM COM

This is set in the Florida Keys. As it is in a “diary” format you get to travel around with the character.

Book Review – A Killer Cupcake by Fiona Grace – COSY MYSTERY

This is set on the beachfront so you get to be in a shop near the beach!

Book Review – Bakeries and Bones by Nic Roberts – COSY MYSTERY

Again another shop near the beach.

Book Review – Aloha Hideaway Inn by Elana Johnson – ROM COM

Holiday rivals – the traditional Hawaiian B&B verses the brand new expensive hotel.

Book Review – Love Your Life by Sophie Kinsella – ROM COM

When the main character goes on a writing retreat to Italy. A peaceful, beautiful place.

Book Review – Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson – ADVENTURE

Sailing a boat to an Island – the travel side of a holiday!

Book Review – Origin by Dan Brown – THRILLER

This takes place in Barcelona. I immediately wanted to travel there after reading this!

Book Review – The House in the Cerulean Sea by T J Klune – FANTASY

The cover reminds me more of summer than the story, but again there is travel involved for the main character.

What books would be on your list?

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68 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday – Storylines/Settings That Make Me Think Of Summer

    1. Emily Jane Post author

      Thank you. I have to admit that I did not like Treasure Island. I decided that I needed to read it to my son, but I didn’t enjoy it. He was still in his cot at the time so he has plenty of time to re read it when he is older!

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  1. Lisa @ theplainspokenpen

    House in the Cerulean Sea is definitely on my list!

    Other books that feel summery to me – not necessarily because they take place in the summer, but because I can see myself reading them on vacation:
    Murder on the Med by Ann Sutton
    The Sweetest Thing by Sasha Summers
    A Royal Murder by Verity Bright
    Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors – Sonali Dev

    Stop by and see my first ever Top Ten Tuesday!

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  2. Dedra @ A Book Wanderer

    Kinsella’s book is on my tbr. I always enjoy her books. And I read Treasure Island a few years ago with my son. We really enjoyed it! Happy summer reading!

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