Beat the Heat with a Good Book

June 7, 2024 2:53 pm Published by

Summer is approaching, and what’s as good as traveling, hiking, or going to the beach? Reading! Imagine relaxing in the shade or at home enjoying the comfort of air-conditioning while reading a good book. Here are some tips and great books to make the most of your summer reading experience at The Colony.

Discover a New Hobby This Season

Summer is the perfect time to add reading to your list of hobbies! Traveling by road trip or airplane? A good book is a fantastic way to relax and make the most of your journey. 

Reading while traveling enhances your journey in multiple ways: it provides entertainment and relaxation, helps manage time during delays, offers an escape into different perspectives and cultures, inspires further exploration, and enhances focus by occupying yourself in a narrative. 

It’s a rewarding way to maximize your travel experience, combining mental stimulation with relaxation and enjoyment. Whether you prefer an exciting novel, a captivating mystery, or an inspiring memoir, find a book that suits your taste and let reading become your new hobby.

Go-To Spots When Reading

You can read anywhere, but finding the perfect spot to read can enhance your summer reading experience by providing a comfortable and relaxing environment. It allows you to immerse yourself in the story, free from distractions fully. 

You can set up a hammock in The Colony’s native green spaces for a relaxing outdoor reading session. Or create a cozy reading nook or library in your home with comfortable seating, good lighting, and all your favorite books within arm’s reach if you prefer an indoor setting.

Book Recommendations

Here are some book recommendations to get you started, covering a range of genres:

Romance: This Summer Will Be Different by Carley Fortune. A heartwarming story of love and new beginnings, this story of unexpected romance and self-discovery will keep you entertained as you feel the summer heat.

Fantasy/Time Travel: Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi. This engaging story takes you on a journey through time in a small Tokyo café. The heartwarming stories of the café’s visitors offer a touching exploration of regret, love, and the power of second chances.

Classic: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This timeless classic is set in the Jazz Age, filled with glamor and tragedy. Fitzgerald’s lyrical composition and the novel’s themes of ambition, love, and loss make it a number-one favorite for summer reading.

Coming Soon: All This and More by Peng Shepherd. This highly anticipated release will captivate readers with its exciting plot; this novel is set in a richly imagined world and promises a blend of mystery, adventure, and thought-provoking themes. A book worth keeping an eye out for!

Start Your Chapter at The Colony

Make your summer reading dreams come true! Discover the perfect environment for your reading adventures at The Colony. The Colony is the ideal place for book lovers, with beautiful green spaces, relaxing surroundings, and the opportunity to create a cozy reading nook in your dream home. Visit us today and see why so many have made The Colony their home and their next chapter.

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This post was written by Jennifer Haveman