A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki '...tells the entwined stories of a writer named Ruth in British Columbia and a girl named Nao in Japan." via Flavorwire Worth Reading, Books Club, Books Worth, Lunches Boxes, Diaries, Ruth Ozeki, Hello Kitty, Tales, Books Review
His Dark Materials trilogy, by Philip Pullman... and other books you need to read in your 20's. This series and many others on the list are AMAZING! Take them to the beach or poolside this summer!