2024 Beach Reads

Dive into our curated collection of beach reads, perfect for soaking up the sun while losing yourself in captivating stories and lighthearted adventures.

May 22, 2024

When I Think Of You by Myah Ariel

When I Think Of You

Myah Ariel

When her college boyfriend, now a hot shot director, offers her a job on his next production, Kaliya finally gets her chance break into the movie-making business, and as a true connection forms between them, Hollywood politics and scandal threaten everything, forcing her to make an impossible choice.

Just For The Summer by Melody Carlson

Just For The Summer

Melody Carlson

Ginny Masters manages a boutique hotel in Seattle, but daily challenges and a demanding boss are getting to her. Jacqueline Potter manages her grandfather’s fishing lodge in Idaho because it was the only job she could find after getting her hospitality degree. She longs for a more sophisticated and cosmopolitan life. Just for the summer, they’ll swap jobs and lifestyles, and even love interests, but they’ll learn there’s more to finding happiness than just switching up scenery.

This Summer Will Be Different by Carley Fortune

This Summer Will Be Different

Carley Fortune

When her best friend flees Toronto a week before her wedding, Lucy follows her to Prince Edward Island to help her through her crisis and resist the one man she’s never been able to, but his flirty quips have been replaced with something new, making her wonder if her heart is still safe.

All The Summers In Between by Brooke Lea Foster

All The Summers In Between

Brooke Lea Foster

Two estranged friends have an unexpected reconnection in the Hamptons, which forces them to finally confront the terrible event that drove them apart.

A Happier Life by Kristy Woodson Harvey

A Happier Life

Kristy Woodson Harvey

A young woman discovers the love and family she has always longed for when she spends a life-changing summer at her grandparents’ old house in North Carolina.

Summer On Highland Beach by Sunny Hostin

Summer On Highland Beach

Sunny Hostin

In Highland Beach, the oldest Black resort community in America, Olivia Jones, amid tense family drama, must decide if she wants to return to the beautiful life she’s created in Sag Harbor or finally achieve her dream of having a home and family of her own in Highland Beach.

Just For The Summer by Abby Jimenez

Just For The Summer

Abby Jimenez

With every person they date finding their soulmate the second they break up, Justin and Emma decide to date each other and break up to cancel each other’s curse out, but their quick fling turns into something more when their families get involved and they catch real feelings for each other.

Lies And Weddings by Kevin Kwan

Lies And Weddings

Kevin Kwan

Forced to attend his sister’s wedding to seduce a woman with money and get his family out of debt, Rufus, the future Earl of Greshambury, finds their plans—and their reputation—going up in flames when a secret tryst and tragedy become known, revealing a shocking twist.

The Paradise Problem by Christina Lauren

The Paradise Problem

Christina Lauren

When his 100-million-dollar inheritance comes with a catch—he must be happily married for five years, Liam Weston, the uptight heir of a grocery chain, turns to his secret not-so-ex-wife Anna Green, a feisty, foul-mouthed artist, to fake their relationship and convince his one-percenter parents they’re in love.

Every Time I Go On Vacation, Someone Dies by Catherine Mack

Every Time I Go On Vacation, Someone Dies

Catherine Mack

Best-selling author Eleanor Dash’s Italian book tour turns into a real-life murder mystery as her life starts to imitate her fictional world.

For The Love Of Summer by Susan Mallery

For The Love Of Summer

Susan Mallery

Fearing she’s losing her teen daughter to her ‘other family’ a Seattle salon owner is shocked when her ex-husband is arrested and her daughter convinces her to take in her stepmother, desperate for a friend.

Summer Romance by Annabel Monaghan

Summer Romance

Annabel Monaghan

A professional organizer whose own life is a mess, newly single mom Ali Morris meets a man who looks at her like she’s a version of herself she hasn’t been in a long while and decides there’s no harm in a little summer romance—or is there?

The Summer Swap by Sarah Morgan

The Summer Swap

Sarah Morgan

Deciding to spend her 70th birthday alone in her Cape Cod seashore cottage, hiding from her interfering family, widow Cecilia Lapthorne instead finds an unexpected houseguest, struggling artist Lily, and, allowing her to stay, settles in for a summer of self-discovery, self-belief and second chances.

Sandwich by Catherine Newman


Catherine Newman

From the beloved author of We All Want Impossible Things comes a moving, humorous story of a family summer vacation full of secrets, lunch and learning to let go.

Tourist Season by Brenda Novak

Tourist Season

Brenda Novak

Trapped alone in her fiance’s family cottage as a hurricane bears down on Mariners Island, Ismay Chalmers, as she prepares for the storm, discovers some disturbing items hidden in a closet that have her questioning everything she knows about the seemingly perfect Windsor family—especially her fiance.

Summer Fridays by Suzanne Rindell

Summer Fridays

Suzanne Rindell

During the summer of 1999, as her fiance spends long hours at work with Kendra, an all-too-close female colleague, 20-something Sawyer becomes friends with Kendra’s boyfriend, Nick, and together they spend Fridays exploring NYC together, and as real feelings develop, they wonder what will happen when summer is over.

The Guncle Abroad by Steven Rowley

The Guncle Abroad

Steven Rowley

With his brother getting remarried in Italy, Patrick takes his niece and nephew back under his wing, and as they travel through Europe, he tries his best to help them understand love, while dealing with a groom with cold feet, his over-flirtatious sister and other disasters.

The Summer Escape by Jill Shalvis

The Summer Escape

Jill Shalvis

Secrets are revealed and forbidden sparks ignited in this sizzling Sunrise Cove tale of enemies to lovers, redemption, missing treasures and love.

The Summer We Started Over by Nancy Thayer

The Summer We Started Over

Nancy Thayer

Returning to Nantucket to help her younger sister with the grand opening of her gift shop, Eddie Grant must face all she left behind: her father’s increased eccentricities; her sister’s resentment of her leaving; and a past love connection, discovering a long-buried family secret that will change them all forever.

15 Summers Later by RaeAnne Thayne

15 Summers Later

RaeAnne Thayne

With the truth laid bare, and the past that Ava and Madison Howell have worked so hard to leave behind threatening everything they have built for themselves, the Howell sisters’ reunion is bittersweet, and, as they attempt to remedy the rifts in their lives and reconcile their futures, they must face the demons of their past together.

Husbands & Lovers by Beatriz Williams

Husbands & Lovers

Beatriz Williams

Two women, separated by decades and continents, but sharing an exotic family heirloom, search for their lost loves and reclaim secrets, in the new novel from the New York Times best-selling author of The Summer Wives.