Summer vacation. The perfect time to sit and relax, whether it's on a beach, poolside, at a park, or inside in the air conditioning. It's also the perfect time to catch up on all those New York Times best sellers you didn't have the chance to read while you were writing critical papers about Dracula, working on countless group projects or cramming for a biology final. So in honor of a summer full of relaxation, here is a list of books to read this summer!

1. "Looking for Alaska" by John Green

2. "The Selection" by Kiera Cass

3. The "Pretty Little Liars" series by Sara Shepherd

4. "The Virgin Suicides" by Jeffery Eugenides

5. "Atonement" by Ian McEwan

6. "Salem Falls" by Jodi Picoult

7. "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde

8. "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" by Mitch Albom

9. "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak

10. "The Hunger Games" trilogy by Suzanne Collins

11. "The Harry Potter" series by JK Rowling

12. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn

13. "Paper Towns" by John Green

14. "The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer" by Michelle Hodkin

15. "Between Shades of Gray" by Ruta Sepetys

16. "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

17. "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Mitch Albom

18. "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath

19. "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

20. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett