Your 4th of July Reading List
As anyone knows, one of the best things about living on the Shoreline is a great day at the beach. And that it’s only made better by a great read. That’s why we’ve collected our favorite Americana books to enjoy seaside this 4th of July!
By Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush
Jenna and Barbara take readers on a revealing, thoughtful, and deeply personal tour behind the scenes of their lives, as they share stories about their family, their unexpected adventures, their loves and losses, and the sisterly bond that means everything to them.
Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies
By J.B. West with Mary Lynn Kotz
A fun behind the scenes look at the White House private residence. Written by J.B. West who worked as assistant to the chief usher and eventually became chief usher himself, he personally attended to the needs of six consecutive presidents and their families.
By Robert Kurson
With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing happening this July, Rocket Men is a must read. This book chronicles the Apollo 8 mission and the astronauts who made man’s first trip to the moon possible.
When Life Gives You Lululemons
By Lauren Weisberger
Ok, hear me out! You might not think Americana when you hear Lululemons, but this book is the perfect beach read. With the addition of some Washington, DC scandal it makes for an addictive July 4th novel.