The 9 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer | Real SimpleIt's beach reads season. Spring break is nearly here and summer vacations are around the corner. You already have your bathing suit and beach towel ready, but no beach bag is really complete without some good beach reads. For many of us, the best beach reads are light and breezy. They could be books that are set at the beach or books about taking a vacation. Some people who know the ins and outs of the book trade believe the concept of summer beach reads emerged in the late s with the advent of paperback novels.
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Summer should be easy, peaceful, and, most of all, completely relaxing. Leave the stress of your own work and social life behind as you immerse yourself in the hectic, emotional ongoings of Beth, Melissa, Gaby, and Stacey — four strong-willed friends trying to deal with everything life throws at them a mother with dementia, breakups, unemployment, dramatic teens in London. To buy: amazon. Throw in a romantic relationship with a carpenter named Nash and a sexy vacationer called Clive, and you have all the ingredients you need for a perfect beach read. Meloy communicates her thrilling tale of blame and parenthood through the perspectives of both the children and the adults.
The term "summer beach read" gets thrown around a lot when the weather starts to warm, but the fact is anything can be a beach read, as long as you're reading at the beach or the lake or your porch or your bedroom or wherever it is you read! So let's just say this is a roundup of some great books — both brand-new and that you might have missed when they first came out — to help you escape this summer, whether or not you're on vacation. Curling up with a great book is our definition of the perfect me-time, and there is no shortage of great reads out there. If you want even more options, how about the best inspirational books , some exciting thrillers , fantastic memoirs , fiction or non-fiction to dive into? And if you do end up on the beach, you may want to check out this ingenious beach chair that lets to lie down and read at the same time without the glare of the sun or a crick in your neck. Now that's what we call relaxation!
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It stretches from when they were childhood friends to growing up together and getting to Troy and discovering their love for each other. I t's romantic, adventurous, and you won't be able to put it down before finishing it! It feels like you are really there with the characters and was the perfect vacation read. I even braved car sickness to finish it on the road trip home! It's my go-to recommendation for everyone now. I gift this book to everyone for Christmas.
These days, there's some contention over what exactly constitutes "beach reads. While some of the titles we're reading this year are new—and a handful are even making their summer debuts—many are old favorites we look forward to revisiting year after year. But if you give yourself to it, as I did over a recent lazy spring weekend, this slim novel of arms dealers, assassination attempts and government conspiracies takes hypnotic hold. The story telling is prismatic, disorientating and wire taut all at once. My preferred way of shaking off the summer's heat will be to read Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib, which I'm guessing will influence my playlist as well. Listening to The Tribe is a habit I don't want to kick. Evvie Drake Starts Over.