Lists and Suggestions

List: 30 Reads: Beach Reads

Van Pelt, Shelby, author.

Recently widowed Tova Sullivan copes with her grief by taking a job at the Sowell Bay Aquarium, wher... More

May, Nikki, author.

Three women unwittingly welcome a sinister presence into their friendship, wreaking havoc on their l... More

Gates, Eva, 1951- author.

Librarian Lucy's new historic house comes with a lot of baggage and family secrets. Can she put... More

Leigh, Eva, author.

Society favorite Celeste Kilburn decides to explore life on the wild side of 1818 London, England, b... More

Tan, Sue Lynn, author.

Inspired by the legend of the Chinese moon goddess, Chang’e, in which a young woman’s quest to f... More

Heltzel, Anne, author.

The last time Maeve saw her cousin, Andrea, was the night she escaped the cult they were raised in; ... More

Close, Jennifer, author.

When Bud, the founder of JP Sullivan's, drops dead, everyone in the Sullivan family finds thems... More

Giffin, Emily, author.

When Joe Kingley, the free-spirited son of American royalty, and Cate Cooper, a famous model, have a... More

Parton, Dolly, author.

As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey... More

Barry, Max, 1973- author.

Investigating the murder of Madison May, reporter Felicity Staples unwittingly follows the killer in... More

Rothchild, Sascha, author.

Though she may be a murderer, Ruby is not a sociopath. She is an animal-loving therapist with a thri... More

Haddish, Tiffany, 1979- author.

The stand-up comedienne presents an uproarious and poignant collection of autobiographical essays th... More

Cleeton, Chanel, author.

In 1964, when her sister Beatriz disappears in Barcelona. Isabel Perez goes to Spain in search of he... More

Jacobs, A. J., 1968- author.

What makes puzzles? Why are jigsaws, mazes, riddles, and sudokus so satisfying? Be it the formation ... More

Fajardo-Anstine, Kali

In 1930s Denver, Luz "Little Light" Lopez, a tea leaf reader and laundress, begins having ... More

Wesley, Jamie, author.

Jada Townsend-Matthews is the most reviled woman in America after turning down a proposal on a reali... More

Ellis, Helen, author.

The author of American Housewife and Southern Lady Code cuts loose with uproarious observations on f... More

Hariri-Kia, Iman, author.

Middle Eastern American blogger Noora is doing it all for free, so she's ecstatic when she land... More

Sedaris, David, author.

The author of Calypso and regular contributor to The New Yorker is back with a whole new collection ... More

Cole, Alyssa, author.

Finding unexpected support from a new friend while collecting stories from her rapidly vanishing Bro... More

Clements, Mikaella, author.

Whitman Tagore and jet-setting playboy Leo Milanowski find their personal and professional lives on ... More

Pavone, Chris, author.

Waking up in Lisbon alone, her husband gone with no warning, no note, not answering his phone, Ariel... More

Ledwidge, Michael, author.

When Terry Rourke is invited to the spare-no-expense beach wedding of his hedge fund manager brother... More

Gailey, Sarah, author.

“Come home.” Vera’s mother called and Vera obeyed. In spite of their long estrangement, in spi... More

Morris, Wanda M. (Wanda Michelle), 1959- author.

The lone black female corporate attorney in midtown Atlanta discovers her white boss, and lover, dea... More

Wolfe, Toya, author.

A coming-of-age debut about friendship, community and resilience, set in the housing projects of Chi... More

Montell, Amanda, author.

The author of Wordslut looks at how cults use language to gain power and how it has pervaded our ent... More

Hicks, Chelsea T., author.

Hicks, an enrolled citizen of the Osage Nation, debuts with a short-story collection that fearlessly... More

McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- author.

From the Academy Award-winning actor comes an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, out... More

Isaka, Kōtarō, 1971- author.

Satoshi, The Prince, looks like an innocent schoolboy but is really a stylish and devious assassin. ... More