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Beach Reads

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

XOXO After Dark | Posted 08.29.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 07.18.2014 | 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...

The Best Summertime Eco-Home And Garden Reads

Posted 05.30.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Now that I have my first official sunburn of the season — a 5-mile bike ride followed by a few rounds ...

1Book140 Best Beach Read Shortlist

The Atlantic | Posted 09.25.2011 | Books

Last week we asked (a little snippily, I might add) for you to nominate some beach reads for August. Real beach reads. And you came through. Which alw...

Best Thriller Beach Reads

Rob Taub | Posted 09.23.2011 | Books
Rob Taub

Imagine an industry that sells over three billion products a year across the world. This is not an electronic gadget or a knife that can cut through a soda can, but rather a publishing genre known as the thriller. I am a thriller and crime fiction junkie.

5 Best Summer Indie Beach Reads

Amy Edelman | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books
Amy Edelman

Let's face it. You can pretty much predict what everyone else at the beach will be reading this summer.

10 Decidedly Highbrow But Still Beach-Appropriate Summer Reads

flavorwire.com | Posted 09.10.2011 | Books

We get it. If you're a literary snob, choosing beach reading is hard. You want something that's going to keep you entertained and happy while you work...

2 Hot Authors Reveal Their Summer Beach Reads

msn.com | 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...