Need some light, easy books to read while sunbathing by the ocean this summer? We’ve got you covered! Here are 5 books that make the best beach companions.
People Like Us, Dana Mele
This captivating murder mystery by new author Dana Mele is being compared to Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars. It follows the story of Kay, high school senior who uncovers a dead body and tries to solve who did it while dealing with the frustrations of adolescence and high school. HelloGiggles gushes: “Mean Girls meets Donna Tartt’s The Secret History with a little bit of Riverdale mixed in. So yeah, it’s epic.” This is a summer must read!
Once and For All, Sarah Dessen
You can’t go wrong bringing any Sarah Dessen book with you to the beach. Once and For All, the latest book by Dessen, follows the story of Louna, who’s summer job is to help out her mom with her wedding planning business. The irony is that while working weddings every week, Louna simply doesn’t believe true love really exists after watching her first one end tragically. This comical and comforting read makes the perfect beach read. Click here to buy on Amazon! Enjoy.
The Sun and Her Flowers, Rupi Kaur
Why not throw a little poetry into the mix? Go on a journey with Rupi Kaur about growth, healing, and honoring one’s roots. This is a light, comforting, and thought-provoking read, perfect for a day laying out on the beach. Click here to purchase on Amazon.
Flux, Orion Carloto
Some more poetry, because why not? Orion Carloto has a way with words, making you feel every emotion she felt while writing it. Flux is centered around heartbreak, change and healing. Put on your sunscreen and get ready for this emotional adventure.
The Music Shop, Rachel Joyce
This fun-loving story follows Frank, a music shop owner who is scared of getting too close to anyone. Will music be the thing that breaks down his walls for someone else? Find out!