Tuesday, July 19, 2016

On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by Vicki Lesage in , , ,
During summer most of us have our favorite reading spot: by the pool or at the beach. So what makes a good summer read? What makes some books such great additions to our beach bags? Some readers associate "beach read" with light reading; others say beach reads should transport the reader to "beachy" places.

We at BookStar say we have to feel as if we've traveled to a warm and sunny destination! Check out our books recommendations for books that should be on your list this summer!

The Summer Girls
by Mary Alice Monroe

We've visited South Carolina's Sullivan's Island so a novel set in this beautiful place already has us interested. Monroe's heartwarming story of three sisters and the grandmother who hopes to bring them back together completes the package. And the great news is we don't leave the characters here; we can move right on to Lowcountry Summer Book 2…

In Too Deep
by Tracey Alvarez

Set on a gorgeous island of New Zealand, this book will soon have you packing your bags for a trip down under. Piper returns to the island for six weeks to help save her brother from financial ruin and falls in the path of West, her brother's best friend—who also happens to be the man she fell for before she fled the island to escape a painful past. Can Piper and West get it right this time? You'll be glued to your lounge chair until you find out…

Frosted Cowboy
by Charlene Ross

Set in the sunshine and glamour of LA, we loved commiserating with Laney Delaney, the sassy and loveable protagonist who loses her job and her guy—but has a chance to reinvent herself. But it won't be easy. She no longer works at a chic address, but instead sells her designer shirts at the flea market. And is the new guy who tries to capture her heart really a player like everyone says? We cheered Laney on, and got plenty of laughs in this delightful comedy that is a beach bag must!

The Guest Cottage
by Nancy Thayer

How about a vacation in Nantucket? We traveled there in the pages of this beautiful book. Sophie and Trevor, each struggling with their new situation as single parents, mistakenly rent the same guest house in Nantucket. Not wanting to disappoint their children, each decides to stay, and over the summer, the families grow closer… A touching novel about love and family.

Do you have any other summer book suggestions? Have you already made your list of what to read this summer? Happy reading!