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The Best Summer Beach Reads of 2016

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.11.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Hopefully you still have at least a few more beach trips planned for the summer, and what better way to enjoy the salt, sea, and sand than with a grea...

Beach Reads that Will Delight Your Inner Bad Mom

Amanda Orr | Posted 08.05.2016 | Parents
Amanda Orr

Excited about Bad Moms the Movie? Sure it will be fun to watch some fictional moms onscreen throw caution, and acceptable standards of behavior, to the wind. But why limit your living vicariously to two hours in a movie theatre? Curl up in a chaise lounge pool or beachside and continue the adventure. Here are five books to grab for your August vacation that will entertain you with tales of motherhood gone off the rails.

There’s Just Enough Summer Left For One Of These 16 Beach Reads

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.01.2016 | Arts

The genre of “beach reads” is thought of as a euphemism for lighter literary fare ― books that will entertain you, but that won’t distract you...

3 Beach Reads You Won't Be Able To Put Down

O, The Oprah Magazine | Joann Pan | Posted 07.08.2016 | OWN

As Close to Us as Breathing by Elizabeth Poliner If summer, for you, recalls days spent by the seashore, Poliner's saga of three Jewish sisters and th...

Writing A Tame Romance In the Age Of 50 Shades

Nicole Evelina | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home
Nicole Evelina

I'll be the first to admit that my new romantic comedy Been Searching for You is about as far away from the erotica craze as you can get. It's not tec...

10 New Books Everyone Should Read This Summer

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

So many books, so few hours at the beach! Get your summer reading on with these 10 great novels that will take you near and far, from the present to the past. Don't forget the sunscreen!

Summer Secrets: A Conversation with Author Jane Green

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.06.2016 | Home
Brandi Megan Granett

What does it mean to make amends? In Jane Green's latest novel, Summer Secrets, we follow Cat, a London journalist and recovering alcoholic on her journey through the twelve steps, which ultimately leads her to lovely beaches of Nantucket.

15 Beach Reads To Bask In This Summer

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum and Claire Fallon | Posted 07.02.2015 | Arts

The perfect beach read is in the eye of the beholder. For some, getting lost in a faraway fantasy world or suspenseful thriller appeals, and reduces t...

5 Great Health and Wellness Books to Bring to the Beach

BurnThis | Posted 06.25.2016 | Healthy Living
BurnThis

We have selected these five books as our Top Summer Beach Reads of 2015.

The Best June Books for Kids of All Ages

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Grab a book for the road, tuck one in your kid's backpack for camp or pop a beach read in with the sunscreen. Wherever you go, bring one of these great summer reads for kids. Check out our picks for June.

Summer Reading: Women's Fiction Style

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.22.2016 | Home
Brandi Megan Granett

As the summer season heats up, some people like to take a dip into the ocean or the pools, others like to dip into their summer reading. Here are some titles to get you started whether you are at the beach or just wish you were.

The Girlfriend's Guide to Book Giving This Season

Suzanne Kingsbury | Posted 02.16.2015 | Home
Suzanne Kingsbury

Better than turtle doves or maids-a-milking, these 12 books will satisfy everyone on your list from the reader who digs a great beach read to the one who is (lovably) meticulous.

10 Books To Read Lying On The Beach... Or If You Wish You Were

XOXO After Dark | Posted 10.29.2014 | Home
XOXO After Dark

Summer reads to carry you through Labor Day.

Claire Fallon

See Summer Off With These Outstanding Beach Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.28.2014 | Home

Beach season isn't over QUITE yet!

8 Beach Reads and the Beaches to Read Them On

Fathom | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel
Fathom

All summer books are not created equal, and neither are the beaches we read them on.

Go 'Behind The Scenes' With Dahlia Adler's YA Debut

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 09.17.2014 | Home
Valerie Tejeda

It's only mid-summer, which means there's still plenty of time to get in a good beach read. Enter Dahlia Adler's Behind The Scenes: It's funny, contemporary, and also extremely heartfelt.

5 Must-Read Beach Novels For Your Next Vacation

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Read them by the sea, by the pool, on the porch. Each one is secret vacation inside your vacation. The Hundred-Year House By Rebecca Makkai 352...

Beachfront Libraries Are Pretty Much The Best Idea Ever

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

What's a beach day without a good book? Beachfront libraries are an ingenious addition to shorelines around the world. Forget your book? Go grab a...

Best Summer Beach Read: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is The Night

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.17.2014 | Home
Anne Margaret Daniel

You needn't be by the sea to read it, of course, for you can see and smell and almost taste the Mediterranean, wherever you are, thanks to Fitzgerald's magical words.

The 5 Best Summer Beach Reads

OWN | Posted 06.16.2014 | OWN

Whether you're on vacation or just dreaming of one, these summer beach reads chosen by O, The Oprah Magazine book editor Leigh Haber will take you awa...

10 Summer Beach Reads You Don't Want To Miss

Posted 05.21.2014 | Home

Originally published on Amazon Ah, summer. What better time to lounge on a breezy beach with a breezy book? Amazon's recommendations cover the gamu...

Five Rules for a Gay Summer Beach Read

Mario López-Cordero | Posted 09.21.2013 | Home
Mario López-Cordero

Let me set the scene: It's the middle of summer 2008 and as a freelance writer in between assignments, I have escaped Manhattan to a rental in Fire Island with my dog and a stack of books for company.

8 Women-Focused Must-Reads for Your Summer List

Barbara Lee | Posted 09.17.2013 | Women
Barbara Lee

Sure, ad revenue-generating cover stories often hit on the trifecta of fashion, beauty and lifestyle. But women's magazines are aptly proving that these topics and "serious" journalism can seamlessly co-exist.

6 Crazy Compelling Paperbacks

Posted 07.05.2013 | OWN

Toss them in your beach bag. Throw them in your bike basket. Read 'em, love 'em and leave 'em by the pool. Here are the hottest books of July, fresh o...

10 Best Books For Summer 2013

| Posted 06.07.2013 | Home

Originally posted on Kirkus Reviews: Modern-day sorcerers, seaside romance, royal treachery: They’re the stuff of the clever and witty novels be...