Go on a Literary Adventure With These Top Summer Reads

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Pick up one of these must-read books and enjoy a literary vacation while lounging poolside at our Woodlands Village apartments in Flagstaff, Arizona.

1984

by George Orwell

Before Hunger Games made fighting a totalitarian governments fun, there was 1984. Find out why Big Brother is watching and suffer the consequences as one man dares to escape his watchful eyes.

A Song of Ice and Fire

by George R.R. Martin

This first book of the Game of Thrones series lays the groundwork for the fight of the Iron Throne. The complex tale told by nine characters takes you on an epic adventure throughout Westeros.

The Orphan Master’s Son

by Adam Johnson

This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel takes you through the hermit kingdom of North Korea during Kim Jong Il’s reign. Divided into two parts, Jun Do and Commander Ga’s stories intertwine to an exciting end.

Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Preadolescent boys crash on an isolated island and quickly turns to savagery without adult supervision. It highlights the struggles that divide rational and moral thought from emotional and immoral reaction.

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by Joe Hill

Nominated for a Bram Stoker Award and making his famous father proud (Stephen King), this third novel follows the bloodsucking trail of an old vampire as he crosses the country looking for prey.

The Road

by Cormac McCarthy

Another Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows a father and son’s search of safety after an extinction event. Like the Walking Dead, they fight off cannibalistic gangs while trying to keep their humanity.

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

by Phaedra Patrick

After his wife dies, Arthur Pepper finds a gold charm bracelet belonging to her. The find sends him off to a faraway adventure on an epic quest to unravel the truth of her secret life.

For more community activities and ideas, visit our Woodlands Village apartments in Flagstaff, Arizona to take a tour of the heated pool, clubhouse, fitness center and spacious apartments.

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