Summer Reads: Our Best Picks

Summer ReadingNothing beats soaking up the summer sun with a good book. Whether it’s a thrilling mystery or a sultry romance, we love to relax by the pool with a real page-turner. Before you head to the hammock, pick up one of these five summer reads. Don’t forget your snack! We’ve paired each one with the perfect Riceworks flavor.

Me Before You

by: Jojo Moyes

Keep a box of tissues nearby while reading this beautiful, heartbreaking novelThe story follows the unexpected romance of Will Traynor, a former bigshot who is wheelchair-bound after an accident, and his caregiver, Louisa Clark. Once you’ve finished the book, head to the theater to see this love story on the big screen.

Flavor Match: Pair this sweet and spicy romance with our Sweet Chili flavor.

You’ll Grow Out of It

by Jessi Klein

Looking for a laugh this summer? Comedian Jessi Klein, executive producer and head writer of the hit show “Inside Amy Schumer,” takes readers on a journey through womanhood in this hilarious and candid memoir, which releases on July 12.

Flavor Match: In between belly laughs, reach for our Spicy Spanish Cheese Blend.

Here’s to Us

by Elin Hilderbrand

Don’t forget to pack this one in your beach bag. When celebrity chef Deacon Thorpe passes away, his three ex-wives must head to a cottage in Nantucket to fulfill the final wish stated in his will. Drama and chaos ensues as the women uncover each other’s secrets and struggle to set aside their differences.

Flavor Match: Soak up the sun with this beach read and snack on our Sundried Tomato Mediterranean Herbs & Cheese.

The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins

Try not to fall out of your hammock while reading this one! Fans of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl will love the gripping suspense author Paula Hawkins creates in this psychological thriller. The movie adaption starring Emily Blunt is scheduled to release on October 7.

Flavor Match: Pair this thriller with the light kick of spice in Black Japonica Rice, a wild Riceworks flavor.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II

by J.K. Rowling

Accio book! Ok—that spell probably won’t work. But you can still bring a little magic to back to your life this summer with J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The script returns fans to the wizarding world, this time focusing on Harry Potter and his youngest son, Albus Severus Potter. Look for it in stores on July 31.

Flavor Match: Hop the Hogwarts Express and return to an old favorite with our Sea Salt snacks.  

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Published: Thursday, June 30, 2016