The best 39 Beach Reading books

What better way to unwind and escape than with a good book on the beach? Whether you're lounging in the sun or enjoying the sound of waves, beach reading is the perfect companion for your relaxation time.
In this book list, we've selected a range of genres that are light, entertaining, and easy to get lost in. So grab your beach towel, find a cozy spot, and dive into these delightful reads.

The best 39 Beach Reading books
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Beach Reading Books: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love

Elizabeth Gilbert
One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
4.0 (5 ratings)
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What's Eat, Pray, Love about?

Eat, Pray, Love (2006) is the story of a year-long journey around the world in pursuit of pleasure in Italy, spiritual devotion in India, and finally a balance of the two in Indonesia. With refreshing candor and humor, this bestselling memoir charts a courageous path of self-discovery.

Who should read Eat, Pray, Love?

  • Foodies after an indulgent tale of finding pleasure in eating
  • Yogis ready to be inspired by a story of commitment to prayer and meditation
  • Romantics who swoon at stories of love after loss

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Beach Reading Books: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn
A Novel
4.6 (13 ratings)
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What's Gone Girl about?

Gone Girl (2012) is the story of Amy Dunne, who one day vanishes from her cozy midwestern home. Her sudden disappearance becomes a sensational nation-wide headline – and the biggest suspect is her husband, Nick. But what follows is a head-spinning plot that takes on the subjects of relationship dynamics, private and public identities, the influence of media, and the institution of marriage.

Who should read Gone Girl?

  • People who enjoy mysteries with surprising plot twists
  • Anyone who likes a good crime thriller
  • Fans of iconic female characters in fiction

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Beach Reading Books: The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler's Wife

Audrey Niffenegger

What's The Time Traveler's Wife about?

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is a captivating blend of science fiction and romance. It tells the story of Henry, a man with a genetic disorder that causes him to time travel unpredictably, and his wife Clare, who has known him since she was a child. The novel explores their complex and enduring love as they navigate the challenges and consequences of Henry's condition.

Who should read The Time Traveler's Wife?

  • Those who enjoy a unique blend of romance and science fiction
  • Readers interested in exploring the complexities of love and relationships
  • People who appreciate thought-provoking narratives with non-linear storytelling

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Beach Reading Books: The Hideaway by Lauren K. Denton

The Hideaway

Lauren K. Denton

What's The Hideaway about?

The Hideaway by Lauren K. Denton is a captivating novel that takes you on a journey to a charming bed-and-breakfast in Sweet Bay, Alabama. When Sara inherits the B&B from her eccentric grandmother, she uncovers family secrets and rediscovers her own sense of belonging. With beautifully descriptive prose and a heartfelt story, this book will make you want to escape to the countryside and find your own hideaway.

Who should read The Hideaway?

  • Readers who enjoy heartwarming and intimate stories with a strong sense of place
  • Those who appreciate multi-generational family dramas and the complexities of relationships
  • Individuals looking for a comforting and nostalgic reading experience

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Beach Reading Books: The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews

The High Tide Club

Mary Kay Andrews

What's The High Tide Club about?

The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews is a captivating novel that weaves together past and present. When a young attorney is summoned to a remote island to help an elderly heiress with her estate, she uncovers long-buried secrets and a decades-old mystery. Filled with rich characters and a beautiful coastal setting, this book is a perfect blend of mystery, romance, and friendship.

Who should read The High Tide Club?

  • Readers who enjoy mystery and suspense
  • Those who appreciate well-developed and relatable characters
  • People who are drawn to stories with a strong sense of place and setting

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Beach Reading Books: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen,

Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen,

What's Water for Elephants about?

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is a captivating novel set in the 1930s during the Great Depression. It tells the story of Jacob Jankowski, a young man who runs away from his life and finds himself joining a traveling circus. There, he meets Marlena, the beautiful equestrian star, and Rosie, the amazing elephant. The book explores themes of love, trust, and the struggle for survival in a mesmerizing and unforgettable way. A truly remarkable read!

Who should read Water for Elephants?

  • Readers who enjoy immersive historical fiction
  • Those with a fascination for circus culture and behind-the-scenes dynamics
  • Individuals who appreciate rich character development and nuanced relationships

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Beach Reading Books: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor & Park

Rainbow Rowell

What's Eleanor & Park about?

Eleanor & Park is a young adult novel by Rainbow Rowell about two misfit teenagers who fall in love in 1986. Set over the course of a school year, it explores themes of love, friendship, and family, while addressing issues such as bullying and domestic abuse. It is a heartwarming and nostalgic story that will resonate with readers of all ages.

Who should read Eleanor & Park?

  • Readers who enjoy young adult romance novels with a touch of nostalgia
  • Those interested in exploring themes of love, friendship, and identity during adolescence
  • People who appreciate well-developed and relatable characters

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Beach Reading Books: A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

A Walk to Remember

Nicholas Sparks

What's A Walk to Remember about?

A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks is a heartwarming tale of first love and the power of faith. Set in a small town in North Carolina, it follows the story of Landon and Jamie, two high school students from different worlds who find themselves drawn to each other. As they navigate the challenges of their relationship, they discover the true meaning of love and the importance of making every moment count.

Who should read A Walk to Remember?

  • Readers who enjoy heartfelt, emotional stories
  • Those who appreciate themes of love, forgiveness, and redemption
  • People who are looking for a powerful and thought-provoking read

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Beach Reading Books: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Bel Canto

Ann Patchett

What's Bel Canto about?

Bel Canto is a captivating novel by Ann Patchett that explores the power of music and human connection. Set in an unnamed South American country, it tells the story of a group of international guests who are held hostage during a lavish party. As the days pass, unlikely bonds form between captors and captives, creating a unique and moving exploration of love, art, and the resilience of the human spirit.

Who should read Bel Canto?

  • Enjoys literary fiction with a focus on human connections and relationships
  • Has an interest in opera and music
  • Appreciates beautifully written prose and descriptive storytelling

What's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) about?

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) is a witty and relatable memoir by Mindy Kaling. Through a series of personal essays, Kaling shares her unique perspective on friendship, romance, and life in general. With humor and insight, she delves into topics such as her childhood, career, and the challenges of being a woman in the entertainment industry. It's a delightful and entertaining read that will have you laughing out loud.

Who should read Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)?

  • Individuals looking for a lighthearted and entertaining read
  • Fans of Mindy Kaling and her witty humor
  • People who enjoy relatable stories and personal anecdotes

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Beach Reading Books: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

The Hating Game

Sally Thorne

What's The Hating Game about?

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne is a delightful romantic comedy that follows Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman, two coworkers who share an intense mutual dislike for each other. When they are forced to compete for the same promotion, their rivalry reaches new heights. But as they spend more time together, they start to uncover hidden feelings that may just change the game completely. With witty banter and sizzling chemistry, this book is a perfect blend of hate and love.

Who should read The Hating Game?

  • Readers who enjoy witty and banter-filled romantic comedies
  • Those looking for a lighthearted and entertaining escape
  • People who appreciate complex and relatable characters

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Beach Reading Books: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

The Husband's Secret

Liane Moriarty

What's The Husband's Secret about?

'The Husband's Secret' by Liane Moriarty is a gripping novel that delves into the complexities of marriage, betrayal, and the power of secrets. Set in Sydney, Australia, the story follows three women whose lives become intertwined when one of them discovers a letter written by her husband containing a life-changing secret. As the truth unravels, the consequences are far-reaching and force each character to confront their own choices and the interconnectedness of their lives.

Who should read The Husband's Secret?

  • Individuals who enjoy psychological thrillers and mysteries
  • Readers who are interested in exploring the complexities of human relationships and secrets
  • Those who appreciate multiple character perspectives and interconnected storylines

What's Where'd You Go, Bernadette about?

Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a captivating novel by Maria Semple that tells the story of a quirky and brilliant woman named Bernadette Fox who goes missing. Through a series of emails, letters, and documents, the book unravels the mystery of her disappearance while also exploring themes of family, identity, and the pursuit of happiness.

Who should read Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

  • Readers who enjoy quirky and unconventional characters
  • Those seeking a humorous and satirical take on modern society
  • People who appreciate a unique storytelling format, such as through emails, letters, and documents

What's Little Fires Everywhere about?

Little Fires Everywhere (2017) by Celeste Ng is a novel that delves into the complexities of motherhood, identity, and the power of secrets. Set in the picture-perfect suburb of Shaker Heights, the story intertwines the lives of two very different families, uncovering the long-buried truths that eventually ignite a destructive fire. With beautifully crafted characters and thought-provoking themes, this book captivates readers from beginning to end.

Who should read Little Fires Everywhere?

  • Anyone interested in exploring the complexities of motherhood and identity
  • Readers who enjoy character-driven stories with multiple perspectives
  • Individuals who appreciate thought-provoking explorations of race, privilege, and social dynamics

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Beach Reading Books: Bossypants by Tina Fey

Bossypants

Tina Fey

What's Bossypants about?

Bossypants (2011) is a candid and humorous memoir by Tina Fey. Through a series of personal essays, Fey shares her journey from awkward childhood to becoming a groundbreaking comedian and writer. With a blend of wit and insight, she discusses gender equality, motherhood, and her experiences in the male-dominated world of comedy.

Who should read Bossypants?

  • Readers who enjoy humorous and insightful autobiographies
  • Individuals looking for a behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment industry
  • Those who appreciate Tina Fey's wit and unique perspective on life

What's Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood about?

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells is a heartfelt and humorous tale of lifelong friendship and family secrets. Through a series of letters, scrapbook entries, and flashbacks, the story delves into the lives of a group of Southern women and the deep bonds that tie them together. It explores themes of forgiveness, healing, and the enduring power of female friendship.

Who should read Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood?

  • Anyone who enjoys heartwarming stories about friendship and family
  • Readers who are interested in exploring the complex dynamics of mother-daughter relationships
  • People who appreciate well-developed, relatable characters and authentic southern settings

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Beach Reading Books: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Dark Places

Gillian Flynn

What's Dark Places about?

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn is a gripping psychological thriller that delves into the complexities of family, memory, and the aftermath of a brutal massacre. The story follows Libby Day, the sole survivor of her family's murder, as she investigates the events of that fateful night and uncovers shocking truths about her past. With its dark and twisted plot, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

Who should read Dark Places?

  • Readers who enjoy dark and suspenseful thrillers
  • Those who appreciate complex and morally ambiguous characters
  • People who are interested in exploring the dark side of human nature and society

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Beach Reading Books: Beach Read by Emily Henry

Beach Read

Emily Henry

What's Beach Read about?

Beach Read by Emily Henry is a charming and witty novel that follows two writers, January and Gus, as they swap genres and challenge each other to write outside of their comfort zones. Set against the backdrop of a beach town, the book explores love, loss, and second chances in a refreshing and heartfelt way.

Who should read Beach Read?

  • Those who enjoy a blend of romance and humor
  • Readers who appreciate complex and relatable characters
  • People looking for a light and entertaining read that also delves into deeper themes

What's Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet about?

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford is a poignant novel that delves into the complexities of love, friendship, and family during a tumultuous time in history. Set in Seattle during World War II, the story follows the unlikely bond between a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl, as they navigate the racial tensions and internment of Japanese citizens. Through beautiful prose and heartfelt storytelling, the book explores themes of identity, loyalty, and the enduring power of love.

Who should read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet?

  • Readers who enjoy historical fiction set during World War II
  • Individuals interested in exploring the complexities of racial and cultural identity
  • People who appreciate stories that depict the resilience of love and friendship in challenging times

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Beach Reading Books: Angels Fall by Nora Roberts

Angels Fall

Nora Roberts

What's Angels Fall about?

Angels Fall is a gripping novel by Nora Roberts that delves into the complexities of the human mind and the power of redemption. When a traumatic event shatters her world, protagonist Reece Gilmore seeks solace in a remote Wyoming town. As she tries to rebuild her life, she becomes embroiled in a murder mystery that forces her to confront her own inner demons. This thrilling tale keeps readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Who should read Angels Fall?

  • Readers who enjoy mystery and suspense novels
  • Those interested in stories with strong female protagonists
  • Individuals who appreciate a blend of romance and crime solving in their reading material

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Beach Reading Books: Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy

Circle of Friends

Maeve Binchy

What's Circle of Friends about?

Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy is a heartwarming novel that follows the lives of a group of friends from a small Irish town. Set in the 1950s, it delves into themes of friendship, love, and betrayal as the characters navigate their way through the challenges of adulthood. With rich storytelling and memorable characters, this book is a captivating exploration of the complexities of human relationships.

Who should read Circle of Friends?

  • Readers who enjoy heartwarming stories about friendship and human connections
  • People who are interested in Irish culture and small-town life
  • Those who appreciate character-driven narratives with a focus on personal growth and overcoming challenges

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Beach Reading Books: I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll

I Am Watching You

Teresa Driscoll

What's I Am Watching You about?

I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll is a gripping psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat. When a woman overhears a conversation on a train that sets off alarm bells, she becomes obsessed with finding out the truth. As the story unfolds, dark secrets and unexpected twists reveal the chilling reality of what can happen when someone is watching you.

Who should read I Am Watching You?

  • Anyone who enjoys psychological thrillers and suspenseful mysteries
  • Readers who like stories with multiple perspectives and unreliable narrators
  • People who are interested in exploring the consequences of not speaking up and taking action in critical situations

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Beach Reading Books: Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella

Can You Keep a Secret?

Sophie Kinsella

What's Can You Keep a Secret? about?

The book follows the story of Emma Corrigan, who spills all her deepest secrets to a stranger on a plane. When she later discovers that the stranger is actually her company's CEO, she must navigate the consequences of her revelations while also dealing with unexpected romantic entanglements. Full of humor and heart, "Can You Keep a Secret?" is a delightful tale of secrets, honesty, and the power of being true to oneself.

Who should read Can You Keep a Secret??

  • Readers who enjoy lighthearted and humorous chick-lit novels
  • Those looking for a fun and entertaining escape from everyday life
  • People who appreciate relatable and quirky characters

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Beach Reading Books: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Small Great Things

Jodi Picoult

What's Small Great Things about?

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult is a thought-provoking novel that delves into issues of race, privilege, and justice. It tells the story of Ruth, an African American labor and delivery nurse who is taken to court after a baby in her care dies. The book challenges readers to examine their own beliefs and biases, and raises important questions about equality and the complexities of the legal system.

Who should read Small Great Things?

  • Readers who are interested in exploring race, privilege, and social justice
  • Individuals who enjoy thought-provoking and emotionally impactful storytelling
  • Those who are open to challenging their own perspectives and biases

What's The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion about?

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg is a heartwarming and humorous novel that delves into the lives of women working at a filling station during World War II. The story follows a modern-day woman who uncovers her family's hidden history and finds unexpected connections along the way. It's a tale of friendship, identity, and the power of female resilience.

Who should read The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion?

  • Readers who enjoy heartwarming and humorous storytelling
  • Those interested in female empowerment and women's roles in history
  • People who appreciate multigenerational family sagas

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Beach Reading Books: Naked by David Sedaris

Naked

David Sedaris

What's Naked about?

Naked is a collection of autobiographical essays by David Sedaris that offers a humorous and candid glimpse into his unconventional upbringing and coming-of-age experiences. With his trademark wit and self-deprecating humor, Sedaris shares stories about his family, relationships, and various odd jobs, inviting readers to laugh and reflect on the absurdities of life.

Who should read Naked?

  • Readers who enjoy humor and personal essays
  • Those looking for a candid and unfiltered look at the human experience
  • People who appreciate storytelling that is both relatable and thought-provoking

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Beach Reading Books: The Firm by John Grisham

The Firm

John Grisham

What's The Firm about?

The Firm by John Grisham is a legal thriller that follows a young attorney named Mitch McDeere as he joins a prestigious law firm in Memphis. However, he soon discovers that the firm has some dark secrets and is involved in illegal activities. As Mitch tries to escape the firm's grip, he becomes entangled in a dangerous game of cat and mouse.

Who should read The Firm?

  • Readers who enjoy legal thrillers and suspenseful stories
  • Those interested in exploring the dark side of big law firms and corporate corruption
  • People who appreciate complex characters and intricate plots

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Beach Reading Books: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

What Alice Forgot

Liane Moriarty

What's What Alice Forgot about?

What Alice Forgot is a thought-provoking novel by Liane Moriarty. It tells the story of Alice, who loses her memory after a fall and wakes up thinking she's 29, when she's actually 39 and in the midst of a failing marriage. As she tries to piece together the last ten years of her life, she must confront the reality of who she has become and decide if she wants to make amends.

Who should read What Alice Forgot?

  • Anyone who enjoys fiction that explores identity, relationships, and personal growth
  • Readers who are interested in memory loss and its impact on people's lives
  • Individuals who appreciate thought-provoking and emotionally engaging storytelling

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Beach Reading Books: The Fault in Our Stars by Nicola Winstanley, John Green

The Fault in Our Stars

Nicola Winstanley, John Green

What's The Fault in Our Stars about?

The Fault in Our Stars is actually written by John Green and tells the story of two teenagers, Hazel and Gus, who meet at a cancer support group. As they bond over their favorite books and share their fears and dreams, they embark on a journey that challenges their perspectives on life and love. It is a poignant and beautifully written novel that explores the complexities of living with illness and the power of human connection.

Who should read The Fault in Our Stars?

  • Readers who enjoy emotionally impactful and thought-provoking stories
  • Those who appreciate authentic and relatable characters
  • Anyone interested in exploring themes of love, loss, and the meaning of life

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Beach Reading Books: The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

The Lucky One

Nicholas Sparks

What's The Lucky One about?

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks tells the story of Logan Thibault, a Marine who believes he survived multiple tours in Iraq because he found a photograph of a woman. Determined to thank her, he sets out on a journey to find her. The novel explores themes of fate, love, and the impact of choices we make.

Who should read The Lucky One?

  • Readers who enjoy emotional and heartwarming love stories
  • Those who appreciate exploring themes of fate, destiny, and second chances
  • People who are fans of Nicholas Sparks' writing style and storytelling

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Beach Reading Books: One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

One Plus One

Jojo Moyes

What's One Plus One about?

One Plus One by Jojo Moyes is a heartwarming novel about a single mother, her quirky children, and an unexpected romance. When Jess and her family embark on a road trip to a math competition, they are joined by Ed, a wealthy and troubled stranger. As they journey together, they discover that sometimes, one plus one can equal so much more than two.

Who should read One Plus One?

  • Readers who enjoy heartwarming and uplifting stories
  • People looking for a relatable and engaging portrayal of everyday life
  • Those who appreciate well-developed and authentic characters

What's Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine about?

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman is a compelling novel that delves into the life of the quirky and solitary Eleanor Oliphant. As Eleanor navigates through everyday life with her unique perspective, her carefully constructed world begins to unravel. This heartwarming and thought-provoking story explores themes of loneliness, the power of human connection, and the possibility of healing.

Who should read Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine?

  • Readers looking for a compelling and heartwarming story with well-developed characters
  • People who are interested in exploring themes of overcoming loneliness and trauma
  • Those who appreciate a mix of humor and poignant moments in a novel

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Beach Reading Books: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies

Liane Moriarty

What's Big Little Lies about?

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty is a gripping novel that delves into the lives of three women whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to reveal dark secrets and lies. Set in a picturesque coastal town, the book explores themes of friendship, motherhood, and domestic violence, keeping readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Who should read Big Little Lies?

  • Readers who enjoy mystery and suspense
  • People interested in exploring the complexities of female friendships and relationships
  • Those looking for a thought-provoking novel that addresses societal issues such as domestic violence and bullying

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Beach Reading Books: The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella

The Undomestic Goddess

Sophie Kinsella

What's The Undomestic Goddess about?

The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella follows the story of high-powered lawyer Samantha Sweeting, who makes a life-changing mistake at work. In a moment of panic, she flees to the countryside and ends up taking on a new persona as a housekeeper for a wealthy family. Hilarity ensues as Samantha navigates the unfamiliar world of domestic duties and discovers unexpected truths about herself.

Who should read The Undomestic Goddess?

  • Readers who enjoy lighthearted romantic comedies
  • Those looking for a humorous and entertaining escape from everyday life
  • People who appreciate stories about personal growth and discovering new passions

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Beach Reading Books: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

The Paris Wife

Paula McLain

What's The Paris Wife about?

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain is a captivating novel that offers a glimpse into the life of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley Richardson. Set in 1920s Paris, the book delves into the complexities of their relationship, the challenges they faced, and the impact it had on their careers and personal lives. McLain's beautiful storytelling brings the era and the characters to life, making it a must-read for historical fiction enthusiasts.

Who should read The Paris Wife?

  • Readers who enjoy historical fiction set in the 1920s
  • Those interested in the lives of famous authors and their relationships
  • People who appreciate stories about love, passion, and betrayal

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What's When We Believed in Mermaids about?

When We Believed in Mermaids by Barbara O'Neal is a captivating novel that delves into the complexities of family, secrets, and the power of forgiveness. After seeing her supposedly deceased sister on a news broadcast, Kit embarks on a journey to uncover the truth about her sister's past. Set against the stunning backdrop of New Zealand, this book is a poignant exploration of love and redemption.

Who should read When We Believed in Mermaids?

  • Readers who enjoy emotional, character-driven stories
  • People who are interested in themes of family, forgiveness, and second chances
  • Those who appreciate beautiful descriptions of settings, especially coastal locations

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Beach Reading Books: Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

Then She Was Gone

Lisa Jewell

What's Then She Was Gone about?

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell is a gripping psychological thriller that unravels the mystery of a young girl's disappearance. Told through multiple perspectives, the story delves into the dark and twisted secrets of a seemingly perfect family. With unexpected twists and turns, it keeps you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

Who should read Then She Was Gone?

  • Crime and mystery enthusiasts looking for a gripping and suspenseful story
  • Readers who enjoy exploring complex family dynamics and psychological twists
  • Those who appreciate well-crafted and emotionally impactful storytelling

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Beach Reading Books: Swimming Lessons by Mary Alice Monroe

Swimming Lessons

Mary Alice Monroe

What's Swimming Lessons about?

Swimming Lessons by Mary Alice Monroe is a heartwarming novel that delves into the complexities of family relationships and the power of second chances. Set in the beautiful backdrop of the Lowcountry in South Carolina, it tells the story of a mother and daughter who must learn to reconnect and heal old wounds. With vivid descriptions and engaging characters, this book is a captivating read that will stay with you long after you finish it.

Who should read Swimming Lessons?

  • Beach lovers who enjoy stories set in coastal landscapes
  • Readers who are drawn to character-driven narratives and complex relationships
  • Those interested in environmental issues and the impact of human activities on marine life

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Beach Reading Books: The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

What's The Light Between Oceans about?

The Light Between Oceans tells the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who rescue a baby adrift in a rowboat and decide to raise her as their own. Set on a remote island off the coast of Australia, the novel explores themes of love, morality, and the consequences of difficult choices. M. L. Stedman's beautiful prose and gripping plot make this a captivating read that will stay with you long after turning the last page.

Who should read The Light Between Oceans?

  • Readers who enjoy emotional and thought-provoking novels
  • Those interested in ethical dilemmas and moral decision-making
  • Individuals who appreciate vivid descriptions of natural landscapes and remote settings

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 FAQs 

What's the best Beach Reading book to read?

While choosing just one book about a topic is always tough, many people regard Eat, Pray, Love as the ultimate read on Beach Reading.

What are the Top 10 Beach Reading books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
  • Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • The Hideaway by Lauren K. Denton
  • The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen,
  • Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  • A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
  • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

Who are the top Beach Reading book authors?

When it comes to Beach Reading, these are the authors who stand out as some of the most influential:
  • Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Gillian Flynn
  • Audrey Niffenegger
  • Lauren K. Denton
  • Mary Kay Andrews