The Great Gatsby
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby" is set in a fictional town in prosperous Long Island, New York in 1922.
The story is told through Nick Carraway, a young Yale grad and World War I vet, and focuses primarily on a mysterious millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and his obsession with debutante and socialite, Daisy Buchanan.
The Great Gatsby is a tale about the darker side of the American Dream and has been made into a motion picture that was directed by Baz Luhrmann and starred Leonardio DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan.
If you're looking for a fun, albeit dark, summer read, then look no further than The Great Gatsby.