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6 French Book Recommendations for Summer

Summer is always a great time to enjoy a good book and level up your French!

Reading in French is the best way to expand your vocabulary and improve your comprehension skills.

However, finding a suitable book for your level can be challenging. That's why we decided to share with you some French books by their level. Check this out!

You can click on the cover pictures below to browse and eventually purchase them. All books are from the book collection Folio, and they are very affordable.

1. Le petit Nicolas by Sempé-Goscinny

For: Beginner 

Le petit Nicolas

2. Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

For: Beginner

 Le Petit Prince

3. Exercices de style by Raymond Queneau

For: Beginner/ Intermediate

 Exercices de style

4. Arsène Lupin, gentleman-cambrioleur by Maurice Leblanc

For: Intermediate/ Advanced

 Arsène Lupin

5. Madame Bovary by Flaubert

For: Intermediate/ Advanced

 Madame Bovary

6. Indiana by George Sand

For: Intermediate/ Advanced


Umut Incesu

French teacher - Smiling person
With over 5 years of experience teaching French to adults in Canada and a PhD in French Studies from Western University in London, Canada, I am a highly qualified and experienced French teacher.
I have developed unique downloadable learning materials that focus on improving both speaking and understanding skills in French.
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