Are you wishing you could jump right into the cool, blue water of the local pool? If so, these three reads are perfect for you to dive right into this season!
I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool by Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella
This mother daughter duo writes not only humorous essays, but relatable essays. If you haven’t explored their collections yet and are looking for a pick me up, give one of their books a try! Overdrive / Libby has a great selection for you to choose from.
Swimming Home by Mary-Rose MacColl
For those readers who prefer to escape back in time, this novel will transport you to 1925, where fifteen year old Catherine misses her home of Australia, where she would often swim in the warm waters. Right now, she’s living with her aunt in London, a surgeon who has fought for women’s rights and has high expectations for her niece.
Why We Swim by Bonnie Tsui
This book has been raved about on both Buzzfeed and Bustle, and offers the reader a different perspective on swimming. From cold waters, to warm waters, to Olympic swimmers, this book is a love letter to water and the act of swimming in the many different ways we do.
-Jessica, Adult Services and Acquisitions Librarian