07/08/2013 08:25 am ET

Seven Reasons You Suck At Beach Reading


Ah, summer, when everyone in every publishing office and bookstore across the land bends low and pledges fealty to that fickle master the Beach Read. Ask anyone in the business, we’ll all be able to tell you exactly what makes a book a good beach read, whether it be price or subject matter or how heavy the damn thing is while you hold it up to block the sun from your eyes.

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