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Top Ten Books That Should Be In A Beach Bag (your perfect beach reads!)
If I were going to the beach, what books would I want in my bag to read…good question. Here are some that have stuck, and I think that they would make great Beach Reads! (Now I just need to get to a beach for an excuse to re-read these and try new ones!)
1 – The Villa by Nora Roberts. I have read a lot of Nora in the past, and this one stands out in memory. I keep dragging it around with me to re-read, but there are so many books, that I haven’t gotten around to it AGAIN!
2 – And One Last Thing by Molly Harper. I just finished this, and think it is perfect for your Beach Bag! What fun it was! It even includes a hilarious skinny dip scene!
3 – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Recently read this one and it was such a pleasant read…perfect for the beach. I highly recommend this book to anyone who asks!
4 – Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen. What isn’t perfect for the beach but a young girl who thinks life is a Gothic romance and also written by one of the best authors EVER!?!
5 – The Corset Diaries by Katie MacAlister. This one had me laughing most of the way through. Nothing like a little escapism into a Victorian reality show, where the main character is ‘skinny-challenged.’
6 – Wedding Date by Elizabeth Young. SOO much better than the movie! It was hilarious and another one of those books that I would recommend if someone was looking for a great Beach Read!
7 – The Little Lady Agency by Hester Browne. Wanna laugh? This one is great! Excellent Beach Bag material that will have you crying on the beach from laughter. I could perfectly picture so many of the scenes that Melissa finds herself in.
8 – Your Big Break by Johanna Edwards. Dani is a ghost writer and has found her niche writing break-up letters. Very amusing! Another worthy candidate for my Beach Bag!
9 – Insomnia by Stephen King. Gotta throw one suspense book in the bag, and it may as well be a Stephen King novel. Luckily, this one isn’t as creepy as many of his books can be. I am looking forward to rereading this one day…BEFORE I get older and have trouble sleeping!
10 – Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks. Every Beach Bag also needs one good tear-jerker…and since this deals with the ocean, it would be perfect! Make sure you have a few sand-free hankies available near the end of this book (well, the last quarter of the book, really!)
I am going to try to do more of these...not necessarily on Tuesdays, as I want to do some of the past ones. What a great way to make you think of the books that you have read and put them into lists!