If you are spending some time alone at the beach, there is no better company than a light read and some music. Just picture it, enjoying the sun on a lounger, sipping on ice-cold drinks, and immersing yourself in reading a nice book. With a mood as chilled as this, you don’t need a heavy read but rather something as breezy as the air around you. So, while you enjoy the sun and the beach, here are some reads that are pleasurable as summer escapes.
By Emily Henry
Two authors engage in a three-month challenge to finish a book before summer ends. Augustus Everett is an acclaimed literary fiction author and January Andrews is a bestselling romance author. Both authors have nothing at all in common except living in neighboring beach houses, both are broke, and stuck with writer’s block. One evening, they strike a deal together to get them out of their creative ruts.
People We Meet on Vacation
By Emily Henry
Poppy and Alex are two friends but have nothing in common. She’s wild with an insatiable wanderlust while he is the type who prefers to stay home and read. They both live far apart but have managed to travel together for one week every summer over the past decade until something went wrong between them and never spoke again. Unhappy, Poppy tries to convince Alex for another trip to fix everything in just one week.
One Night on the Island
By Josie Silver
Cleo Wilder, a dating columnist spends her thirties alone against what she wanted. She then plans a solo retreat at the insistence of her boss to get re-energized and add more depth into her column. She then books a in a luxury cabin on an Irish Island aiming to look after herself and figure out her future steps in love life and career. At the same time, Mack Sullivan was planning for a solo retreat away from his life in a soul-searching journey which brought him to the same island. Accidently, a mistake happens that overbooks them in the same room due to some unknown error which means they had to stay together in the same room for one week.