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Beach Reads 2019

Created by Allie Charles
  • Details about Fleishman Is in Trouble

    Fleishman Is in Trouble

    Taffy Brodesser-Akner

    "Dr. Toby Fleishman wakes up each morning surrounded by women. Women who are self-actualized and independent and know what they want--and, against all odds, what they want is Toby. Who knew what kind of life awaited him once he finally extracted himself from his nightmare of a marriage? Who knew that there were women out there who would actually look at him with softness and desire? But just as the winds of his optimism are beginning to pick up, they're quickly dampened, and then extinguished, w……more

  • Details about Lock Every Door

    Lock Every Door

    Riley Sager

    Parade.com "The Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2019 " and "The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2019" Good Housekeeping, "Best New Books for Summer 2019" PureWow "The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2019" BookBub "Books That Will Make the Perfect Addition to Your Beach Bag This Summer" The next heart-pounding thriller from New York Times bestselling author Riley Sager follows a young woman whose new job apartment sitting in one of New York's oldest and most glamorous buildings may cost more than it pays.……more

  • Details about The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

    The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

    Abbi Waxman

    "Nina Hill's life may not seem like much, but for a person battling anxiety, it's more than enough. She enjoys her job at a bookstore and her small circle of friends. Until a visit from a lawyer changes everything... The father that Nina never knew existed has died, leaving behind an enormous extended family. Nina now has innumerable sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, and cousins all living within a twenty-mile radius--some welcoming and some not so welcoming, but all demanding her attention. I……more

  • Details about The Last Pirate of New York

    The Last Pirate of New York

    Rich Cohen

    Documents the story of underworld legend Albert Hicks, chronicling his mid-nineteenth-century crime spree and the plot gone wrong that culminated in an onboard massacre and manhunt in 1860 Coney Island.…more

  • Details about Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

    Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

    Dani Shapiro

    "The ... author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the ... discovery she made last year about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden the story of her own life"--…more

  • Details about Whisper Network

    Whisper Network

    Chandler Baker

    “Honest, timely, and completely thrilling.” —Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) “Part page-turning thriller, part smart examination of the #MeToo movement, part feminist rallying cry...Whisper Network is the satisfying “beach read” we’ve earned.” —The Daily Beast Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv’s CEO means their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the……more

  • Details about The Girl He Used to Know

    The Girl He Used to Know

    Tracey Garvis Graves

    New York Times bestselling author of On the Island, Tracey Garvis Graves, presents the compelling, hopelessly romantic novel of unconditional love. Annika (rhymes with Monica) Rose is an English major at the University of Illinois. Anxious in social situations where she finds most people's behavior confusing, she'd rather be surrounded by the order and discipline of books or the quiet solitude of playing chess. Jonathan Hoffman joined the chess club and lost his first game--and his heart--to t……more

  • Details about My Sister, the Serial Killer

    My Sister, the Serial Killer

    Oyinkan Braithwaite

    Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer." Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede's practicality is the sisters' saving grace. She knows the ……more

  • Details about The Paragon Hotel

    The Paragon Hotel

    Lyndsay Faye

    The year is 1921, and 'Nobody' Alice James is on a cross-country train, carrying a bullet wound and fleeing for her life following an illicit drug and liquor deal gone horribly wrong. Desperate to get as far away as possible from New York City and those who want her dead, she has her sights set on Oregon: a distant frontier that seems the end of the line. She befriends Max, a black Pullman porter who reminds her achingly of Harlem, who leads Alice to the Paragon Hotel upon arrival in Portland. H……more