Best Beach Reads

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Our July LibraryThing list of the month will focus on books to read at the beach. Add your own favorite titles for reading on the sand and by the shore.
1
3,655 medlemmar
83 recensioner
4
2
6,094 medlemmar
193 recensioner
3.9
8 Members
etxgardener, bookaholicgirl, RuMuse, jonathankws, sturlington, bcbcmarianna, JuliaMaria, kara.shamy
Förklaringar
RuMuse: A gripping psychological thriller as fascinating as it is hard to put down.
3
7,236 medlemmar
506 recensioner
3.9
4
17,439 medlemmar
268 recensioner
3.9
6 Members
thorold, jonathankws, elkiedee, susanbooks, JuliaMaria, ManWithAnAgenda
Förklaringar
thorold: The famous holiday quandary: where are we going tomorrow?
5
6,002 medlemmar
312 recensioner
½ 4.3
6 Members
RuMuse, jonathankws, cindyst2000, bcbcmarianna, bookcookie1920, ManWithAnAgenda
Förklaringar
RuMuse: A delight to read."The House in the Cerulean Sea is a big, warm, comforting hug wrapped up in a novel ..." review by https://jessticulates.com/2021/01/08/review-the-house-in-the-cerulean-sea-by-tj-klune/
6
4,852 medlemmar
176 recensioner
3.9
6 Members
karenb, thorold, anyother, susanbooks, Tess_W, ahef1963
Förklaringar
thorold: The ultimate “ultimate” beach novel
7
5,924 medlemmar
350 recensioner
½ 4.3
8
35,197 medlemmar
496 recensioner
3.9
6 Members
charl08, abbottthomas, thorold, spiphany, JuliaMaria, ahef1963, ,etxgardener ,anyother
Förklaringar
thorold: Probably the most famous beach encounter in literature
9
877 medlemmar
56 recensioner
½ 3.7
10
9,146 medlemmar
292 recensioner
4.1
11
237 medlemmar
22 recensioner
4.2
4 Members
Aquila, paradoxosalpha, bcbcmarianna, pwhite98270
Förklaringar
Aquila: Excellent short stories with some island themes
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2,133 medlemmar
65 recensioner
4
13
28,434 medlemmar
529 recensioner
4.2
14
803 medlemmar
54 recensioner
3.9
15
3,318 medlemmar
103 recensioner
½ 3.5
3 Members
thorold, elkiedee, JuliaMaria
Förklaringar
thorold: Bored teenager on holiday decides to write a novel, becomes famous French author
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2,950 medlemmar
131 recensioner
4.1
17
2,046 medlemmar
115 recensioner
½ 3.5
3 Members
vwinsloe, yourightoffcourse, celeste_r,
Förklaringar
yourightoffcourse: Richard Russo is a good reliable read anytime.
18
696 medlemmar
9 recensioner
½ 3.6
19
430 medlemmar
12 recensioner
3.8
2 Members
Lemeritus, llz
Förklaringar
Lemeritus: The only book I ever read at the beach. I never got the sand out of it. And think of it fondly even today.
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1,268 medlemmar
60 recensioner
3.8
2 Members
tardis, booksbooks63
Förklaringar
tardis: The start of one of my favourite cozy mystery series, and a stack of fun mysteries is awesome for summer reading.
21
217 medlemmar
9 recensioner
½ 3.5
2 Members
Eowyn1, llz
22
3,402 medlemmar
99 recensioner
3.9
23
835 medlemmar
19 recensioner
3.9
24
43 medlemmar
29 recensioner
2.9
25
5,392 medlemmar
171 recensioner
½ 3.5
2 Members
paradoxosalpha, kara.shamy
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Yo dawg, I heard you like the beach. So there's beach in this read so you can read while you beach.
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2,771 medlemmar
123 recensioner
4.1
27
3,901 medlemmar
101 recensioner
½ 3.7
28
3,560 medlemmar
94 recensioner
3.9
29
3,531 medlemmar
131 recensioner
4
30
1,495 medlemmar
50 recensioner
½ 3.5
2 Members
dara85, llz
31
996 medlemmar
49 recensioner
3.9
32
262 medlemmar
10 recensioner
½ 4.3
2 Members
Aquila, vwinsloe
Förklaringar
Aquila: About a group of Uruguayan women creating a place they can retreat to be themselves, by the then-remote Cabo Polonio fishing village.
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1,142 medlemmar
49 recensioner
3.8
2 Members
llz, aspirit
34
109 medlemmar
18 recensioner
4.2
35
5,219 medlemmar
260 recensioner
½ 4.3
36
1,721 medlemmar
74 recensioner
3.9
37
2,476 medlemmar
32 recensioner
4.1
38
925 medlemmar
18 recensioner
½ 3.7
2 Members
thorold, spiphany
Förklaringar
thorold: Because it isn’t always fine weather at the seaside
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41,778 medlemmar
674 recensioner
½ 4.3
40
3,982 medlemmar
143 recensioner
½ 3.6
Member
eclbates
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3,272 medlemmar
143 recensioner
½ 3.7
Member
sundancer
42
2,820 medlemmar
47 recensioner
4
Member
RuMuse
Förklaringar
RuMuse: A delightful (and beachy) comic classic by the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author John Steinbeck, who was mostly famous for novels of deep portent (eg Grapes of Wrath).
43
2,579 medlemmar
68 recensioner
½ 3.6
Member
spiphany
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1,515 medlemmar
27 recensioner
4
45
1,019 medlemmar
17 recensioner
3.8
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Förklaringar
SomeGuyInVirginia: May be the perfect beach book.
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665 medlemmar
32 recensioner
4
Member
terran
Förklaringar
terran: This is one of my most favorite books to read anywhere.
47
374 medlemmar
17 recensioner
4
48
243 medlemmar
8 recensioner
3.8
Member
kaixo
49
138 medlemmar
3 recensioner
4
50
126 medlemmar
1 recension
4
Member
al.vick
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33 medlemmar
6 recensioner
3.8
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9 medlemmar
4
Member
karenb
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3 medlemmar
5
54
2 medlemmar
55
2,128 medlemmar
128 recensioner
½ 3.4
56
20,438 medlemmar
330 recensioner
3.9
Member
chwiggy
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4,641 medlemmar
265 recensioner
3.9
58
4,530 medlemmar
83 recensioner
½ 3.7
Member
Eowyn1
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1,165 medlemmar
52 recensioner
½ 3.7
60
1,106 medlemmar
22 recensioner
½ 3.7
Member
karenb
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684 medlemmar
45 recensioner
4
Member
terran
Förklaringar
terran: The setting of the book is a small town along the north shore of Lake Michigan. It is funny, quirky and filled with lovable, relatable characters.
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315 medlemmar
7 recensioner
3.8
Member
Aquila
Förklaringar
Aquila: Why we like beaches
63
257 medlemmar
31 recensioner
3.8
64
199 medlemmar
7 recensioner
½ 3.5
Member
RuMuse
Förklaringar
RuMuse: A comic delight!
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141 medlemmar
11 recensioner
3.1
Member
spiphany
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97 medlemmar
4 recensioner
½ 3.4
Member
paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Pleasurable guilt? Read what thou wilt.
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51 medlemmar
4.1
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Förklaringar
SomeGuyInVirginia: Any book in this series will do.
68
4 medlemmar
1 recension
4
69
17,931 medlemmar
464 recensioner
4.1
Member
kaixo
70
6,194 medlemmar
158 recensioner
½ 3.7
Member
paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: textual obsession, multiple authorship, and criminal intrigue ... lively, not dense: a genuine pleasure read
71
4,175 medlemmar
87 recensioner
½ 3.6
Member
dara85
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3,591 medlemmar
195 recensioner
½ 3.4
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707 medlemmar
35 recensioner
3.2
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612 medlemmar
24 recensioner
½ 3.6
75
378 medlemmar
8 recensioner
½ 3.5
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Förklaringar
SomeGuyInVirginia: I'm surprised this author isn't more popular.
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163 medlemmar
20 recensioner
½ 3.7
77
25 medlemmar
1 recension
½ 3.5
78
19 medlemmar
4
79
15 medlemmar
½ 4.7
Member
Eowyn1
80
8,367 medlemmar
251 recensioner
½ 3.5
Member
Tess_W
81
3,785 medlemmar
70 recensioner
½ 3.7
Member
Eowyn1
82
1,018 medlemmar
13 recensioner
3.8
Member
paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Imagine if Dan Brown were a poet into jazz music and trance evocation.
83
791 medlemmar
47 recensioner
3.9
84
784 medlemmar
32 recensioner
3.8
85
517 medlemmar
19 recensioner
½ 3.7
Member
Aquila
86
344 medlemmar
5 recensioner
½ 3.6
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Förklaringar
SomeGuyInVirginia: Anything by Nora Ephron will do.
87
120 medlemmar
5 recensioner
4
Member
kaixo
88
29 medlemmar
3 recensioner
½ 3.4
89
7 medlemmar
1 recension
4
90
7,742 medlemmar
199 recensioner
3.8
Member
Tess_W
91
2,988 medlemmar
65 recensioner
½ 3.7
92
1,540 medlemmar
122 recensioner
3.8
93
803 medlemmar
27 recensioner
½ 3.6
Member
Eowyn1
94
522 medlemmar
4 recensioner
4.1
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Förklaringar
SomeGuyInVirginia: Just fun, and people will note you're not reading trashy fiction.
95
289 medlemmar
10 recensioner
3.8
Member
kaixo
96
17 medlemmar
9 recensioner
½ 4.3
97
4,207 medlemmar
159 recensioner
3.9
Member
sdbookhound,
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1,472 medlemmar
9 recensioner
4
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia,etxgardener
Förklaringar
SomeGuyInVirginia: Always a favorite author, but with a serious ick factor.
99
21,084 medlemmar
367 recensioner
4
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia,
Förklaringar
SomeGuyInVirginia: Anything by Sedaris will do.