Beach Books

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Summer sun and vacation time are always better with a book! If you’re looking for interesting, inspiring, or just plain fun reads, check out a few we found to be beach book-worthy and are sure to keep you turning the pages.



Feel Free

by Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith has curated 31 interesting and thought-provoking personal reflections in Feel Free: Essays. The collection covers a wide range of topics, including the beauty of libraries and the impact of global warming on future generations.



A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out

by Sally Franson

Ambitious and literary-minded, Casey Pendergast lands the perfect job with a top advertising agency. But when her latest assignment has her convincing well-known authors to partner with corporate brands, she begins to question her new role and its damaging consequence. To top it off, she’s smitten with one of her authors. Seeing if she can straighten things out is the compelling force behind this clever romantic comedy.



Declutter Your Mind

by S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport

Are you always feeling overwhelmed by your thoughts or daily schedule? Clear away the mental chaos and put things in perspective with this inspirational read, as you learn specific mindfulness techniques to practice.



Text Me When You Get Home

by Kayleen Schaefer 

“The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship” is examined in this enlightening discovery. Schaefer explores how female friendships are becoming increasingly cherished in today’s society.



The Young Wives Club

by Julie Pennell 

A story of four young women who form a bond while attempting to navigate life and love, this insightful read will sweep you into the ups and downs of their world in Toulouse, Louisiana. Heartwarming and lively, Julie Pennell’s debut novel is a tribute to female friendship and independence.