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One of life's great pleasures...sitting by your swimming pool in beautiful Kelowna reading a great book!  Or in the pool!

 

Here is a list of some recommended great summer reads!


 

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan ~ This is a hilarious new book about a Chinese family that is driven by money.  An ex-wife that was driven psychotic by jealousy.  A battle royale that fought through couture gown sabotage and the heir to one of Asia’s greatest fortunes is locked out of his inheritance.

 

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong ~ A newly single, 30 something woman returns home to care for her failing father, once an idealized professor who loses his ability to remember the past.  It is said that this novel will sneak up on you - just like life… and heartbreak.  And love.

 

Our Little Racked by Angelica Baker ~ This is a novel about the 2008 financial crisis and the toll it took on families.  It’s a debut about the wealthy, envy and secrets; following five ladies whose lives were drastically changed.

 

Quiet Until the Thaw by Alexander Fuller ~ This is a fiction novel set on a Native American reserve in South Dakota.  Two cousins named Rick Overlooking Horse and You Choose Watson are bound by blood, and land find themselves at odds as they grapple with the implications of their shared heritage.

 

The Ready Made Thief by Augustus Rose ~ At 17, Lee Cuddy is on the run.  Betrayed by her family after taking the fall for a friend.  Lee finds refuge in a cooperative of runaways in an abandoned building they call Crystal Castle.  This one is described as being an addictive literary puzzle that introduces an unforgettable young heroine plunged into the twisted world of secret society with a dark agenda.

 

My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent ~ A 14 year old girl struggles to escape her father’s emotional and physical abuse.  

 

Happy reading by the swimming pool!