Whether you’re jetting off for a touch of sun, sea and sand, Losing yourself in a new city, or escaping to the country, a good book is a must have for your summer holiday suitcase! Here are a few of our top summer pregnancy reading suggestions, and few gorgeous summer maternity outfits to enjoy them in!
The Chilled Beach Holiday
To read: Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy – Helen Fielding
Everyone’s favourite lovable London singleton is back! She’s now 51, widowed with 2 kids, and struggling to negotiate her re-entry into the dating game. It may all sound a little heavy, but if you know and love Bridget like we do, you’ll know there’s never a dull moment!
To wear: Lounge on the beach and indulge the chick lit lover in you in our glamorous Black Halterneck Maternity Swimsuit.
Little Earthquakes – Jennifer Weiner
Shopaholic & Baby – Sophie Kinsella
The Exotic Cultural Excursion
To read: The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul – Deborah Rodriguez
In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, 5 women come together to find friendship and fight for freedom. Immerse yourself in this Afghan tale and get yourself in the mood to explore and experience new things – You will laugh, cry and learn with these women, and at the end of the book they will leave you with a burning desire for a catch up with your best friends.
And the Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini
The Exciting City Break
To read: The Circle – Dave Eggers
Ever think the internet might know a little too much about your life? Enter The Circle by Dave Eggers – this brilliant social satire channels Huxley’s A Brave New World with a dash of 1984 along with a healthy dose of today’s social media obsession, all written with a fabulously cutting wit. This book is un-put-down-able, and the fast pace is perfect for the cityscape.
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays & Stories – Marina Keegan
The Pregnancy Guides
To read: Do chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies? – Jena Pincott
A relaxing holiday can be a great time to swot up on your pregnancy knowledge, but this is not your average boring pregnancy book. Written by pregnant science writer Jena Pincott, this book aims to answer all those weird and wonderful questions about just how a baby might tinker with your body and vice versa – Questions like: Do foetuses dream? Will what we eat now affect baby’s tastes later? And, do fidgety foetuses become feisty kids? Read it cover to cover or dip in and out as you please!
The Girlfriend’s Guide to Pregnancy – Vicki Iovine
What to Expect When You’re Expecting – Heidi Murkoff
Whether you’re heading off on a glamorous babymoon, or staycationing by the sea, make sure you have something sensational to read and something fabulous to wear, and enjoy a relaxing break – you deserve it!
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