Beach Reading 


Books with stories that take place near a beach, or on an island, or have a beach scene on the cover. “Beach Reading!” See what we did there?


               


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Barbarian Days – William Finnegan

**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography** *Included in President Obama’s 2016 Summer Reading List* A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer Barbarian Days is William Finnegan’s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else entirely: a beautiful addiction, a demanding course of study, a morally dangerous pastime, a way of life. Raised in California and Hawaii, Finnegan started surfing as a child. He has chased waves all over the world, ...

The Identicals – Elin Hilderbrand

Identical twin sisters who couldn’t look more alike…or live more differently. Harper Frost is laid-back, easygoing. She doesn’t care what anyone thinks of her. She likes a beer and a shot and wouldn’t be caught dead wearing anything fashionable. She’s inherited her father’s rundown house on Martha’s Vineyard, but she can’t hold down a job, and her latest romantic disaster has the entire island talking. Two beautiful islands only eleven miles apart. Tabitha Frost is dignified, refined. She prefers a fine wine and has inherited ...

Tin Man and Rabbit – Gideon Stevens

Tom is having a bad day. A faceless, heartless group of real estate investors will do anything to take his family home and turn it into a Mini-mart. Once he is forced to accept the inevitable he finds himself dependent on Lisa – a real estate relocation agent. Through a series of adventures and misadventures, they find themselves drawn inexorably into a love affair. Will it survive? Or is this just a one day sort of thing? This is a warmhearted story and a pleasant ...

The Seasiders – A.J. Griffiths-Jones

This seaside town holds more secrets than you could ever imagine. Grace & Dick Thomas are the proud owners of the Sandybank Guest House, a pristine & popular establishment set in a prime location overlooking the beach. Tourists come and go all year round, taking advantage of the beautiful setting and their host’s wonderful culinary skills. However, it is the permanent residents of this pretty coastal town who cause net curtains to flutter and tongues to wag, with their myriad of secrets and tales to ...

Travel Secrets – Anita Kaltenbaugh

2017 edition. Need a vacation? Who doesn’t? Thinking about a place to get away? Let’s go! Use this insider guide to help you create a travel plan to take and afford more vacations. Buy this book as a gift for those in your life who need a vacation. Have a family member or friend reaching a milestone birthday? Gift them this book–it’s never too early or too late to create a travel bucket list. Create your travel bucket list and get started with your inspirations ...

Island Rapture – Sandra E Sinclair

“The devil is in the details” When autistic savant Ethan Shamsi proposed to the unsuspecting Hasana Bennett, he’s unfazed by her rejection of his proposal, and convinced he’s winning her over. Her use of the words ‘apocalypse’, and ‘hell freezing over’ didn’t register with him, that maybe she wasn’t interested in forging a lifelong relationship, outside of their current arrangement as co-owners of Catica Island. Two failed relationships have left Hasana Bennett cold and bitter. She’s sworn off romance, and men in general. She’s stunned ...

Trouble in Paradise – Elise Noble

When Callie Shawcross’s fiancé jilts her days before the wedding, her best friend insists a relaxing break in the sleepy Egyptian town of Fidda Hilal is just what she needs to escape her disastrous love life. The sun is shining and the locals seem friendly, even if the hotel staff do seem intent on playing matchmaker. But what better way to get over a broken heart than with a holiday fling? A sexy stranger who even makes a wetsuit look hot provides the answer, but ...

Island Release – Mia Hartley

**This is a sweet, clean romance novella that is part of the Catica Island Inspired Romance series** Kennedy has spent the past ten years getting over the guy who hurt her. When her friend asks her to pull some strings so she can have her wedding on Sunset Beach, the dream destination for every bride in the world, Kennedy knows she will be face to face with him all over again. Seeing him again brings out all of the insecurity she felt in high school ...