One of the greatest ways to relax and escape life’s stressors involves curling up with a riveting read. During our youth, many of us dreaded the words “summer reading list,” but now we consider it a luxury to find any time at all for a captivating book. Whether you’re flying this season or planning to sit poolside during your out-of-office days, you may consider throwing some literature onto your agenda. The art of storytelling is both inspiring and entertaining, so who better to dictate our adulthood reads than the creatives who act out stories for a living? From Lena Dunham to Kerry Washington, a slew of stars have publicly acknowledged some of their all-time-favorite authors and tales. Add this selection of celebrity-approved books to your list.
Which of these books will you be adding to your summer reading list?