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Beach Reads

2 Hot Authors Reveal Their Summer Beach Reads | Jennifer Weiner and Harlan Coben | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

Now that summer's in full swing, it's the perfect time to hit the beach and crack the binding on a brand new book. We asked "Live Wire" author Harlan ...

July 5, 2011: Barnes And Noble

Posted 09.04.2011 | Women

Looking for some fun summer reading? Whatever your reading tastes be sure to stop by Barnes and Noble and choose your beach reads now. The store's Sum...

How To Snag Free Or $1 Summer Beach Reads | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books

If your vacation plans include a little light summer reading, you couldn’t ask for lighter fare this year. ...

10 Geeky Beach Reads

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Marc Parry | Posted 08.08.2011 | Books

Technology nowadays is supposed to be disruptive—in a good way— so let it disrupt your summer vacation. ...

6 'Flashlight Worthy' Novels That Will Take You Back to Campus Life (PHOTOS)

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

If you're not fortunate enough to be a student returning to college in August, you can still get that collegiate feeling by settling into a comfy chair with a great campus novel.

Beach Reads And Other Vacation Books

Rosecrans Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rosecrans Baldwin

My first novel, "You Lost Me There," has been described as a beach read. Tough bracket, beach reads. There's not much room for mistakes when you're co...

Backstabber, Shrew ... Best Friend?

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

Where is that line, by the way, between friend and friend-fatale? Like pornography, it's hard to define, but we think these novels -- a healthy mix of classics and worthwhile chick lit -- will make it as clear as a sharp knife in the back.

Chick Lit? Women's Literature? Why Not Just ... Literature?

Diane Meier | Posted 09.27.2011 | Books
Diane Meier

My early reviews were gratifying and the consumer reviews from the Amazon Vine readers were all five star. Except one: "My Chick Lit Loving Wife Hated This Book," read the headline.

Beach Reading: This Summer's Hottest Page-Turners (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Wondering what to bring to the beach this summer? CBS's Early Show had a list this morning of some of the summer's hottest page-turners. Though their ...

Summer Reading: 18 Great Beach Reads

EW | Tina Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

New titles just in time to tote to the beach from Sebastian Junger, Stieg Larsson, Stephenie Meyer, and more...

Summer Reading: Indie Booksellers Pick 15 Great New Beach Reads (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lists of the best summer beach reads abound at this time of year and independent booksellers are some of the most trustworthy sources when it comes to...

Summer Reading: Independent Booksellers Share Their Top Picks For Summer Reading

NPR | Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This summer's rays of literary sunshine come from 15 authors whose topics range from loaves of bread to small-town life in the Texas Hill Country. The...

Barnes & Noble Giving Away Free Bestselling Beach Reads For eBook Users

The New York Times | ROY FURCHGOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you don't mind risking sand in your electronics, this summer you'll have plenty of opportunities to do your beach reading on your phone, computer o...

Summer Reading List With a Twist

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kenneth C. Davis

some of my favorite history books --recent and not-so recent--that may help you keep cool by taking you down to the water.