Seven Summers Recommended Reads


By Abbey Kyhl The Blueprint Founder, Time Wise Teacher, Faith Encourager

I’m just here to take care of the people God has assigned to me. Blessed with what I need. Working hard for what I want.

Here’s something you need to know about our team….we’re all a bunch of book worms.

Well Abbey collects books that she usually reads half way, Priscilla and Bianca listen to books on Audible, and Morgan actually loves to sit down and read a real book. But either way, we love books and we’re not ashamed to admit it.

We know that a lot of our followers and friends out there are in the same boat, so we thought you would love to check out some of our top recommendations for 2018.

We decided to give you 12, a book a month, but narrowing down this list of books we wanted to recommend was ROUGH. It was so rough that we couldn’t actually really do it, but we will get to that in a minute. If you stick with us until the end of this post we’re going to show you exactly how you can check out our entire list of recommended readings.

Without further adieu here are SOME of our favorite reads (in no particular order- we don’t want this to generate a “debate,” in our next team meeting):

*hint: If one of these books sounds interesting to you we recommend you check out Goodreads for a brief Synopsis or better yet come chat with us about these titles in our Facebook Group*

  1. The Four Tendencies – Gretchen Rubin (really Abbey loves anything Gretchen Rubin)
  2. Rising Strong – Brene Brown (Morgan is a big fan of all things Brene Brown)
  3. Boundaries – John Townsend and Henry Cloud
  4. The Miracle Morning – Hal Elrod
  5. The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman
  6. Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg
  7. What Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast – Laura Vanderkam (a whole series that Bianca loves)
  8. The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell
  9. Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy – Sheryl Sandberg and Amy Grant
  10. Big Magic: Creative Living beyond Fear – Elizabeth Gilbert
  11. Present Over Perfect- Shauna Niequist (one of Bianca’s favorites)
  12. Invisible Influence – Jonah Bergner

We’d love to hear some of your favorite titles! Share your favorites in the comments below!