Some bloggers post wish lists for their house or wardrobe – well, Bookworm is posting her beach book “wish list”. Summertime and vacations make me look forward to beach, pool, and lake time. Lounging with a great “beach book” and cold drink next to the water is the always relaxing However, moms like me, we know that there isn’t much too much beach reading when chasing and swimming with young kids at the beach! I figure there are many years for relaxing poolside, and I’ll enjoy the fun of jumping in the waves for now. But, if I had an unlimited budget and open lounge chair, here’s a list of great beach books for this summer.
How do you classify “beach books”? For me, I love a book that has great descriptions and characters; if I can jump right into the plot and read it in a few days, I consider it a beach read.
Summer in the South by Cathy Holton
How to Eat a Cupcake by Meg Donohue
The Soldier’s Wife by Margaret Leroy
Ladies’ Night by Mary Kay Andrews
The Tao of Martha: My Year of LIVING; Or, Why I’m Never Getting All That Glitter Off of the Dog by Jen Lancaster
Single in Suburbia by Wendy Wax
While We Were Watching Downton Abbey by Wendy Wax
Nothing Gold Can Stay by Ron Rash
Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand
The Finishing Touches by Hester Browne
The Summer Girls by Mary Alice Monroe
The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan
The Yonahlassee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani