Beach Reads

Where has the time gone? Well, the summer isn’t quite over yet and there is still time to hit the beach with a good book. If you are looking for the perfect book to relax by this summer check out these great picks:

Where'd You Go, BernadetteWhere’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple – When her agoraphobic mother goes missing Bee is sent on a trip of a life time to find her in this engaging, witty and offbeat novel.

This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper – Judd is forced to deal with his dysfunctional family when his father dies in this bawdy novel. Also check out the movie!

Crazy Rich AsiansCrazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan – This over-the-top debut throws a young Chinese-American girl into the gossipy world of Asian socialites when she visits her boyfriend’s family in Singapore. Be sure to check out the sequel China Rich Girlfriend.

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris – Humorist Sedaris’ take on living as an American in Paris is sardonic, witty and will have you laughing out loud. Also check out the audiobook!

Beautiful RuinsBeautiful Ruins by Jess Walter – This quirky, romantic tale pulls you into the dazzling world of an Italian innkeeper in an almost love affair with a beautiful American starlet.

The Precious One by Marisa de los Santos – Heartwarming but not sappy, this novel tells the tale of Taisy who returns to her hometown years after her father abandoned her family.

The Opposite of LonelinessThe Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan – This collection of essays published after her tragic death were written by a Yale undergraduate and show the optimism of a generation

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell – Sweetly witty, this office romance starts when Lincoln is tasked with reporting anyone misusing office email but he just can’t make himself turn in Beth.

– Bibliognost


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