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Beach Reads

10 New Books Everyone Should Read This Summer

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 07.12.2015 | 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 07.07.2015 | Books
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 r...

5 Great Health and Wellness Books to Bring to the Beach

BurnThis | Posted 06.26.2015 | 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 06.03.2015 | 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 05.22.2015 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books

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 | Books
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 35...

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 | Books
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 | Books

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 | Books
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 | Books

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

11 Amazing Thrillers To Read On The Beach

Ariel S. Winter | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Ariel S. Winter

If you are looking for a list of crime novels to take to the beach this summer other than the ones on the bestseller list, here are 11 books to consider.

9 Dark Reads For The Beach

Andrew Cotto | Posted 09.12.2012 | Books
Andrew Cotto

Summer reading is usually associated with breezy books to be enjoyed poolside or at the beach. There's a popular correlation between lighter reading m...

Beach Books With Heart and Soul

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 09.16.2012 | Books
Jody Gastfriend

To really escape, I need something that requires concentrated attention, and for a book to keep me mesmerized, it either has to teach me something about myself, or it has to drop me into a lifescape that is at once noble and emotionally compelling.

15 Beach Reads Worth Your Time and Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
LearnVest

All of these titles go great with sun and a splash of lemonade.

Your 'Not-For-School' Summer Reading List!

| Posted 06.17.2012 | Teen

By Sydney Nolan Bleahh – it’s super hot, way too humid, and your friends are all busy working or on vacation. What’s a teen to do to beat the...