KJ Team Reading List

Lounging poolside is the perfect time to dive into an interesting + captivating story! We’ll never say no to drinking a cold soda, soaking up the sun rays, and reading a good book. Today we’re coming at you with the Kortni Jeane Team’s ultimate summer reading list. Check out these favorite + bucket list reads that will make you feel totally accomplished on vacation. Plus getting a golden tan while reading is the icing on top!  
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Join Gaby this summer learning all about food, one of our very favorite things! This extraordinary and empowering book that drops a ton of evidence that a plant-based diet will save your life and even provides a blueprint to make it happen. Dr. Greger will show you how being mindful of what you eat can change your life and prevent illness.  
For anyone who’s experienced empty pockets, a tight budget, or a hunger for success, take Makenzie’s recommendation to read Daymon John’s entrepreneur expertise in The Power of Broke. Daymon comes up with out-of-the box ways to promote products, breed innovation for desperation, and other valuable tips about running your own show. Every entrepreneur should read this book!
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Kylie’s goal this summer is to read Fortitude, as recommended by Nico {Kortni’s husband}. On his third tour of duty, an explosive device left Dan Creenshaw’s right eye destroyed and his left blinded. Through the care of surgeons, Crenshaw’s left eye recovered partial vision and he completed two more deployments! But why?! There are certain stories we tell ourselves about the hardship we face - we can be fragile or we can find our fortitude. Crenshaw delivers a set of lessons to help us do just that so dive in and get ready to lighten up + toughen up! 
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If you’re ready to be swept away by intriguing characters who pull on your heartstrings, take Rebecca’s recommendation to read The Caraval Series! These books are magical! Enter the world of Caraval and read about the unbreakable bond between sisters and a game this is more than what it seems… 
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Hoping for a staggering tale of love, loss, and national shame? Hannah recommends Fountains of Silence for your next poolside read. Madrid, 1957: Under the fascist dictatorship of general Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret! Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into the country under the welcoming guise of sunshine. Dive into this epic, heart-wrenching novel and enjoy every minute of it. 
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New seasons inspire us to build good + healthy habits while breaking bad ones, which is why Lucero recommends Atomic Habits this summer! This book proves that tiny changes lead to remarkable results, no matter what your goals are! Learn how to focus on small improvements and see how you change for the better by the end of summer! {Just kidding, we live an endless summer around here!} 
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Itching for a twisty-mystery? Join Camry this summer reading The Woman in Cabin 10 - an equally suspenseful and haunting novel set at sea. Follow Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, on her newest assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. However, this dream may just turn into a nightmare when Lo witnesses a woman being thrown overboard. 
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Looking for a truly inspiring story? Lara knows what’s up with Educated, a heart-wrenching memoir that’s even better than you’ve heard. Tara Westover’s journey is proof that people are indomitable and that education can open eyes and change lives. Follow her story as she is kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family, and goes on to earn a PhD. 
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Talk about great beach reads that will keep you turning the pages! From drama to memoirs, our team has the ultimate book lineup to keep you busy all summer long! Which books are on your list this year? Comment below with your recommendations. Don’t hesitate to read one of these titles. Beach + poolside reads can be a fun escape! 
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xoxo
Kortni + Team


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