5 Books To Read on National Lazy Day

Did you know today is National Lazy Day? It’s the one day a year you can just sit back and relax and, of course, take advantage of some quality reading time. So whether you’re lounging around at home, or just have time for a quick lunch break before returning to work, here are five books you should definitely check out.

Fashionably Late by Lisa Q. Mathews

When a classy fashion-show luncheon turns deadly, the Ladies Smythe & Westin are back on the case 

It’s murder she wore… 

Sporting a chic Florida outfit and designer baubles, seasoned model Angelica Downs belonged on the runway…not in the morgue. Summer Smythe and Dorothy Westin are determined to retrace her final moments—right up to her desperate plea for help.

The Ladies pin their suspects down to just a few questionable characters. But why would anyone target such a seemingly sweet, lovely woman?

To lure the murderer—and perhaps some accessories of the criminal kind—the Ladies hit Milano Fashion Week, even organizing their own charity event at Hisbiscus Pointe. Killer fashion may be this season’s drop-dead look, but Summer and Dorothy will be wearing little black funeral dresses if they don’t pin down the culprit soon.

 

Her New York Billionaire by Andrea Bolter

His fake fiancée? 

Artist Holly Motta arrives in New York to make a new start…only to find billionaire Ethan Benton occupying the apartment where she is meant to be staying! But there’s another surprise in store… Ethan needs a fake fiancée—fast!—and he wants her to fill the role!

But Ethan’s got no intention of trusting any woman with his heart. Until he lets beautiful Holly into his world…and discovers she is the only woman he’d really like to make his wife!

 

His Secret Alaskan Heiress by Belle Calhoune

Small-Town Secrets 

For heiress Sophie Mattson, moving to remote Love, Alaska, offers her a chance to find people who care about her—not her wealth. The townsfolk quickly take Sophie under their wing, but it’s handsome newcomer and cook Noah Catalano who inspires dreams of home and family. Sophie fears her ruse may drive a wedge between them…but she doesn’t know the real reason Noah is in Alaska. Hired by Sophie’s ex-fiancé to keep tabs on her, undercover private investigator Noah is falling for his assignment. Is it too late to overcome this double deception, or can Love make a believer of them both?

 

For Love of a Dog by Janice Carter

A soldier’s best friend? 

Army captain Luca Rossi hasn’t forgotten the dog who saved his life in Afghanistan. He just didn’t expect to be reunited with him on an Ohio soybean farm. Kai Westfield, the photojournalist who agreed to transport Amigo back to the States, has a different future in mind for the mutt that’s bringing her orphaned nephew out of his grief. This tranquil, beautiful place is also healing the wounded soldier…and Kai deserves credit, too. But she’s only holding down the fort here until her dad recovers his good health; she can’t wait to get back to the big city. Can Luca summon the strength to stop Kai—and the peaceful life he envisions with her—from slipping away for good?

 

A Ring for the Pregnant Debutante by Laura Martin

From baby bump to marriage vows! 

Rosa Rothwell knows her pregnancy is scandalous. She will do anything to protect her baby, even staging a daring escape from her family’s Italian home. Rosa has no idea what the future holds—until a handsome but infuriating stranger offers his help.

Convinced his family is cursed, Lord Hunter believes he’s far better off alone. But the pregnant debutante’s sweet nature touches him deeply. Can he confront his demons at last, and give them both a new future…as husband and wife?

 

 

What books do you read when you take a break?

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  1. Paul Durante
    August 17, 2017 at 7:17 pm
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    I have never know that there is a national lazy day. I’ll definitely celebrate it properly next year. Anyway, thank you for suggesting and recommending the books. They seem interesting to read. Besides playing golf, reading is another hobby of mine. Gonna give each book a try. I will perhaps start with “For Love of a Dog”.

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