Hello days of warm weather and long lazy afternoons and gentle breezes and afternoons by the pool and straw hats and sunshine.
I’m so happy you’re here.
Meet my reading list full of books I’ve already started or about to start or books I’m counting the minutes until I begin with Chapter 1….
….and my new way of reading them.
Have you ever heard of Oyster?
It’s like a Netflix for books.
All the books you can read in a month for only $9.95/month. That’s right. Read one book if you want too. Or ten. Or a hundred. Or a million.
It’s called Oyster Unlimited.
And the best part? You can try Oyster Unlimited for FREE for the next 30 days.
Simply click here to sign up.
In addition to Oyster Unlimited, Oyster also has a store allows readers, including non-subscribers, to purchase and read virtually any ebook on Oyster, including all new releases and pre-orders. Books you purchase are yours forever.
Here’s what’s on my reading list right now:
The Distant Hours by Kate Morton
The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigani
The Orchid House by Lucinda Riley
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
An Assembly Such As This by Pamela Aidan
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
The Duchesses Tattoo by Daisy Goodwin
Soaring by Kristen Ashley
After you sign-up, you can check out the different categories.
There’s fiction books, like mysteries and romance and historical fiction and thrillers.
And non-fiction books like DIY and gardening and cookbooks and craft books.
Want to look for a specific title or author?
Click on the search button at the top.
You can check out award winning books.
Or the New York Times Best Seller List.
Or what’s brand new to Oyster.
When you click on each book title, there’s a synopsis of the book and more details.
You can add it to your reading list.
There’s also a list of related books (my favorite) that suggest other books similar to the one you just looked at.
After you download the book, a table of contents pulls up.
Simply click on Chapter 1 or scroll down to get started.
The app syncs all your devices together so you never lose your place. I started reading a book on one device and stopped. When I went back later, I started reading it on another device and it pulled up exactly where I left off reading.
I love this way of reading so much I can’t even stand it.
I’ve read and read and read and read and I have so many more books to read.
And just when I thought I couldn’t be any more about Oyster, something happened that made me smile even more.
This is my reading list.
See the book on the very left? It’s called Boxcar Children.
And I didn’t download it.
I didn’t even know it was there until I pulled up my reading list to take a picture.
My daughter saw me reading and decided she needed to download her own book to read.
Like mother. Like daughter.
Let the summer of reading commence. 🙂
PS What’s on your reading list this summer?
PPS Click here to start your own summer of reading with a FREE 30-day trial of Oyster Unlimited.
disclosure: I wrote this post as part of a partnership with Oyster.
All opinions on books and reading and summer reading lists are mine.
Please see my disclosure page for more information.
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