Beach Reads

Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547345
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Published: Doubleday - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK • A must-read debut!


Part of Your World By Abby Jimenez Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781538704370
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Published: Forever - April 19th, 2022

A refreshingly modern fairy tale and instant New York Times bestseller that Love Hypothesis author Ali Hazelwood hails as "an uplifting, feel-good, romantic read." 

After a wild bet, gourmet grilled-cheese sandwich, and cuddle with a baby goat, Alexis Montgomery has had her world turned upside down.


Six Days in Rome By Francesca Giacco Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538706428
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 3rd, 2022

In this decadent, deeply evocative novel for fans of Rebecca Serle, a young artist travels to Rome to heal a broken heart, where she ​confronts loneliness and intimacy, rage and desire: “Sensorial as hell . . .


Summer Island: A Novel By Shelley Noble Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063118423
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Published: Avon - May 3rd, 2022

New York Times bestselling author Shelley Noble pens a heartwarming story of a mother-daughter road trip to the beach and to self-discovery.


The Homewreckers: A Novel By Mary Kay Andrews Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250278364
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 3rd, 2022

Summer begins with Mary Kay Andrews, in this delightful summer read about flipping houses, and finding true love.

"Andrews (The Newcomer) sparkles in this fast-paced tale. Andrews’s fans will eat this up." —Publishers Weekly

"A fun story with twists and turns that will appeal to romantics and cold-case fans alike." —Kirkus


The Wedding Season: A Novel By Katy Birchall Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250845962
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 3rd, 2022

"Birchall manages to design a cheer squad of fully supportive chums and a sexy, sensitive love interest in this witty, relatable tale that doesn’t fall prey to the trite rom-com formula you may be expecting." ––USA Today

FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL meets THE WEDDING PARTY...


Magpie By Elizabeth Day Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982187606
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 3rd, 2022

For fans of The Last Mrs. Parrish comes a twisty psychological suspense about motherhood, obsession, and just how far some will go for the perfect family. “Great, plain and simple” (Stanley Tucci).

Marisa and Jake are a perfect couple.


The House on Firefly Beach By Jenny Hale Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781538708422
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Published: Forever - May 10th, 2022

Fans of Susan Mallery and Mary Alice Monroe will fall in love with this gorgeous, heartwarming summer escape from the USA Today bestselling author of The Summer House.

For Sydney Flynn, Starlight Cottage is her sanctuary. And now, her treasured family home at Firefly Beach is the perfect place for her fresh start. That is, until she spies Nate Henderson.


The Portrait of a Mirror: A Novel By A. Natasha Joukovsky Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781419752179
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Published: The Overlook Press - May 10th, 2022

A stunning reinvention of the myth of Narcissus as a modern novel of manners, about two young, well-heeled couples whose parallel lives converge and intertwine over the course of a summer, by a sharp new voice in fiction

Wes and Diana are the kind of privileged, well-educated, self-involved New Yorkers you may not want to like but can't help wanting to like you.


The Summer of Lost and Found (The Beach House) By Mary Alice Monroe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982148355
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Published: Gallery Books - May 10th, 2022

A timely, tender, and compassionate tale of perseverance, love, and the bonds of family in the face of tremendous and sometimes painful upheaval in this latest novel in the New York Times bestselling Beach House series.

The coming of spring usually means renewal, but for Linnea Rutledge, this spring is a season of challenge.


The Summer Place: A Novel By Jennifer Weiner Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501133572
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Published: Atria Books - May 10th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of That Summer comes another heartfelt and unputdownable novel of family, secrets, and the ties that bind.


When her twenty-two-year-old stepdaughter announces her engagement to her pandemic boyfriend, Sarah Danhauser is shocked. But the wheels are in motion.


Summer on the Bluffs: A Novel (Summer Beach #1) By Sunny Hostin Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062994189
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 17th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller!

The View cohost and New York Times bestselling author Sunny Hostin dazzles with this brilliant novel about a life-changing summer along the beaches of Martha's Vineyard.


Melt With You By Jennifer Dugan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112564
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

From the author of Some Girls Do and Hot Dog Girl comes a sweet and salty queer YA rom-com about two girls on a summer road trip in an ice cream truck.

Fallon is Type A, looks before she leaps, and always has a plan (and a backup plan).
 
Chloe is happy-go-lucky, flies by the seat of her pants, and always follows her bliss.
 


Malibu Rising: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781524798673
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 17th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo . . .


The Shore: A Novel By Katie Runde Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982180171
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Published: Scribner - May 24th, 2022

Set over the course of one summer, this perfect beach read follows a mother and her two daughters as they grapple with heartbreak, young love, and the weight of family secrets.

Brian and Margot Dunne live year-round in Seaside, just steps away from the bustling boardwalk, with their daughters Liz and Evy.


The Cape Cod Mystery By Phoebe Atwood Taylor, Otto Penzler (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Phoebe Atwood Taylor, Otto Penzler (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781613163238
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Published: American Mystery Classics - May 31st, 2022

The “Codfish Sherlock Holmes” solves a whodunnit in 1930s Cape Cod


The Boardwalk Bookshop: A 2022 Beach Read By Susan Mallery Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778386087
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Published: Mira Books - May 31st, 2022

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER

"A book begging to be read on the beach, with the sun warming the sand and salt in the air: pure escapism."--Kirkus


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Nora Goes Off Script By Annabel Monaghan Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593420034
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 7th, 2022

"The perfect escape." —USA Today

"Readers who loved Emily Henry's Book Lovers are sure to savor Nora Goes Off Script." —Shelf Awareness


These Impossible Things: A Novel By Salma El-Wardany Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538709306
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 7th, 2022

A *Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club pick* and razor‑sharp debut novel of three best friends navigating love, sex, faith, and the one night that changes it all.

It’s always been Malak, Kees, and Jenna against the world.


Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel By Sally Rooney Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250859044
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Published: Picador - June 7th, 2022

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Beautiful World, Where Are You
is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends


The Summer Friend: A Memoir By Charles McGrath Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593321157
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

Alive with the intoxicating magic of summer in New England, former editor of the New York Times Book Review Charles McGrath’s evocative memoir looks back at that sun-soaked season, at family, youth, and a singular bond made at a time when he thought he was beyond making friends.
 


Grown Ups By Marie Aubert, Rosie Hedger (Translated by) Cover Image
By Marie Aubert, Rosie Hedger (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781782277088
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Published: Pushkin Press - June 21st, 2022

"The perfect summer read."  --British Vogue
 
A whip-smart novel about modern motherhood and sibling rivalry, from one of Norway's rising stars--perfect for fans of Emma Straub and the films of Greta Gerwig!


Painting the Light: A Novel By Sally Cabot Gunning Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062916259
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 28th, 2022

From the critically acclaimed author of Monticello and The Widow’s War comes a vividly rendered historical novel of love, loss, and reinvention, set on Martha’s Vineyard at the end of the nineteenth century.


The Rehearsals By Annette Christie Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316592970
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 5th, 2022

Groundhog Day meets People We Meet on Vacation in a funny and romantic novel about a couple who call off their wedding after a disastrous rehearsal dinner—only to wake up the next morning on an "irresistible" adventure (Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author of The Hotel Nantucket).

The wedding is tomor


The Littlest Library: A Novel By Poppy Alexander Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063216938
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Published: Avon - July 19th, 2022

A heartwarming literary-themed novel about a woman who turns an ordinary red phone box into the littlest library in England and brings together a struggling town.

A little red telephone box full of stories, a chance to change her life...


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Mad About You: A Novel By Mhairi McFarlane Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063117945
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Published: Avon - August 9th, 2022

"[She] writes with a singular wit, charm, and emotional complexity, every word just right, every page brimming with delicious tension." — Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation


Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel By Shelby Van Pelt Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063204157
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Published: Ecco - May 3rd, 2022

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF SUMMER by: Chicago Tribune * The View * Southern Living * USA Today


Island Time: A Novel By Georgia Clark Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781668001240
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - June 14th, 2022

“A delicious escape.” —People

Love is in the salty sea air in this smart and steamy ensemble romantic comedy set in a tropical paradise, from the author of the “sparkly and entertaining” (Oprah Daily) It Had to Be You.


More Than You'll Ever Know: A Novel By Katie Gutierrez Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063118454
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Published: William Morrow - June 7th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER  A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

"Fantastic . . . A sweeping novel, unflinching and evocative in its engrossing study of love, motherhood, sex, Mexico, journalism and more." — WASHINGTON POST