Written by Women Books to Read This Summer if You’re Traveling

Christa Adams
6 min readJun 1, 2022

Summers spent reading books is something we should all embrace. Whether you’re laying by some pretty Mediterranean beach, taking a scenic train ride, traveling solo or simply unwinding after a day of sight-seeing, books are an amazing way to pass time. It’s good for your brain, makes you a better speaker and writer, and it’s just cool. So, here are the books to read this summer while traveling the world!

I would like to say that just because I recommend these books for summer travels, that doesn’t mean all of these books are about traveling. Not many of them are, actually. I chose them because I think they’re hella good books that make for an enjoyable read in summer. And, they’re actually all written by women. 💜

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

If you’re looking for a bit of romance, raw emotions, and fantastic dialogue, Conversations with Friends is an excellent choice. It’s set primarily in Dublin, Ireland with a trip to the French countryside about halfway through. It follows the first person perspective of our main character Frances, a university student in Dublin, as she…