Books + Beach = Bliss
In an attempt to give you something that is equal parts lazing around and feeling fulfilled, we've pulled together a selection of books that will make great reading list options all through the warmer weather. So get flipping!
The Weekenders is just one of the many books you'll want to keep in your beach bag this season. All seems normal with this group of island locals until someone's husband goes missing and the town's deeper secrets begin to unravel.
2. The Girls
THE GIRLS by Emma Cline.This book is a coming-of-age story, set in Northern California in the late 1960s, that involves a thoughtful teenage girl who drifts into a Charles Manson-like cult.
This novel may take place in Jamaica, but do not mistake it for a traditional beach read. It’s for readers who want to know what’s really behind the lacquered smile of the desk clerk at that lovely resort in Montego Bay, and what the pleasant woman at the market is really thinking when she sells tourists her jewelry and trinkets.
If you're a hopeless romantic, then All Summer Long is the perfect read for you. A young couple from New York finds themselves at odds when a move to South Carolina causes strife in their relationship.
While you’re lazing around on the beach, three college friends and former band mates, now in the throes of middle age, are spending their summer confronting hard truths about their pasts
In 1962, fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed $50 from his father and created a company with a simple mission: import high-quality, low-cost athletic shoes from Japan.Knight, the man behind the swoosh, has always remained a mystery. Now, for the first time, he tells his story. Candid, humble, wry and gutsy
This book talks about many problems that people face in societies and in families. The author believes that we must get a clear understanding of what these ‘tipping points'’ are, that lead to such sudden changes in our lives.
8. Here's To Us
In Here's To Us, three women must put their differences aside when a man they all loved suddenly dies.
A mother and her two young children rent a battered old RV and embark upon a journey through the Alaskan wilderness. At first their trip feels like a vacation: they spot wild animals, build bonfires,enjoy the scenery. But as Josie drives her kids deeper into the forest, dodging wildfires and increasingly eccentric locals, we learn more of the events that forced her to escape her old life
10. The Alchemist
The Alchemist follows the journey of an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago. Believing a recurring dream to be prophetic, he decides to travel to a Romani fortune-teller in a nearby town to discover its meaning.