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.
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3,660 medlemmer
84 anmeldelser
4
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6,167 medlemmer
194 anmeldelser
3.9
8 Members
etxgardener, bookaholicgirl, RuMuse, jonathankws, sturlington, bcbcmarianna, JuliaMaria, kara.shamy
Forklaringer
RuMuse: A gripping psychological thriller as fascinating as it is hard to put down.
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7,288 medlemmer
507 anmeldelser
3.9
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17,555 medlemmer
268 anmeldelser
3.9
6 Members
thorold, jonathankws, elkiedee, susanbooks, JuliaMaria, ManWithAnAgenda
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thorold: The famous holiday quandary: where are we going tomorrow?
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6,151 medlemmer
321 anmeldelser
½ 4.3
6 Members
RuMuse, jonathankws, cindyst2000, bcbcmarianna, bookcookie1920, ManWithAnAgenda
Forklaringer
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/
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4,880 medlemmer
177 anmeldelser
3.9
6 Members
karenb, thorold, anyother, susanbooks, Tess_W, ahef1963
Forklaringer
thorold: The ultimate “ultimate” beach novel
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6,085 medlemmer
350 anmeldelser
½ 4.3
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35,456 medlemmer
501 anmeldelser
3.9
6 Members
charl08, abbottthomas, thorold, spiphany, JuliaMaria, ahef1963, ,etxgardener ,anyother
Forklaringer
thorold: Probably the most famous beach encounter in literature
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889 medlemmer
56 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
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9,188 medlemmer
294 anmeldelser
4.1
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237 medlemmer
22 anmeldelser
4.2
4 Members
Aquila, paradoxosalpha, bcbcmarianna, pwhite98270
Forklaringer
Aquila: Excellent short stories with some island themes
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2,144 medlemmer
65 anmeldelser
4
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28,657 medlemmer
532 anmeldelser
4.2
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814 medlemmer
54 anmeldelser
3.9
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3,337 medlemmer
103 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
3 Members
thorold, elkiedee, JuliaMaria
Forklaringer
thorold: Bored teenager on holiday decides to write a novel, becomes famous French author
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2,982 medlemmer
132 anmeldelser
4.1
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2,057 medlemmer
116 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
3 Members
vwinsloe, yourightoffcourse, celeste_r,
Forklaringer
yourightoffcourse: Richard Russo is a good reliable read anytime.
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700 medlemmer
9 anmeldelser
½ 3.6
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432 medlemmer
12 anmeldelser
3.8
2 Members
Lemeritus, llz
Forklaringer
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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1,278 medlemmer
60 anmeldelser
3.8
2 Members
tardis, booksbooks63
Forklaringer
tardis: The start of one of my favourite cozy mystery series, and a stack of fun mysteries is awesome for summer reading.
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218 medlemmer
9 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
2 Members
Eowyn1, llz
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3,539 medlemmer
101 anmeldelser
3.9
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839 medlemmer
19 anmeldelser
3.9
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43 medlemmer
29 anmeldelser
2.9
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5,409 medlemmer
172 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
2 Members
paradoxosalpha, kara.shamy
Forklaringer
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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2,802 medlemmer
123 anmeldelser
4.1
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3,935 medlemmer
101 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
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3,573 medlemmer
94 anmeldelser
3.9
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3,604 medlemmer
133 anmeldelser
4
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1,499 medlemmer
50 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
2 Members
dara85, llz
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1,017 medlemmer
49 anmeldelser
3.9
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269 medlemmer
10 anmeldelser
½ 4.3
2 Members
Aquila, vwinsloe
Forklaringer
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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1,149 medlemmer
49 anmeldelser
3.8
2 Members
llz, aspirit
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109 medlemmer
18 anmeldelser
4.2
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5,318 medlemmer
261 anmeldelser
½ 4.3
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1,729 medlemmer
74 anmeldelser
3.9
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2,504 medlemmer
32 anmeldelser
4.1
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937 medlemmer
18 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
2 Members
thorold, spiphany
Forklaringer
thorold: Because it isn’t always fine weather at the seaside
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42,440 medlemmer
685 anmeldelser
½ 4.3
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4,008 medlemmer
145 anmeldelser
½ 3.6
Member
eclbates
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3,373 medlemmer
144 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
Member
sundancer
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2,844 medlemmer
46 anmeldelser
4
Member
RuMuse
Forklaringer
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).
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2,588 medlemmer
68 anmeldelser
½ 3.6
Member
spiphany
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1,522 medlemmer
27 anmeldelser
4
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1,026 medlemmer
17 anmeldelser
3.8
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Forklaringer
SomeGuyInVirginia: May be the perfect beach book.
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672 medlemmer
32 anmeldelser
4.1
Member
terran
Forklaringer
terran: This is one of my most favorite books to read anywhere.
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387 medlemmer
17 anmeldelser
4
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244 medlemmer
8 anmeldelser
3.8
Member
kaixo
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138 medlemmer
3 anmeldelser
4
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127 medlemmer
1 anmeldelse
4
Member
al.vick
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33 medlemmer
6 anmeldelser
3.8
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9 medlemmer
4
Member
karenb
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3 medlemmer
5
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2 medlemmer
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2,184 medlemmer
132 anmeldelser
½ 3.4
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20,599 medlemmer
329 anmeldelser
3.9
Member
chwiggy
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4,725 medlemmer
264 anmeldelser
3.9
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4,554 medlemmer
83 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
Member
Eowyn1
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1,188 medlemmer
52 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
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1,106 medlemmer
23 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
Member
karenb
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694 medlemmer
45 anmeldelser
4
Member
terran
Forklaringer
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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320 medlemmer
7 anmeldelser
3.8
Member
Aquila
Forklaringer
Aquila: Why we like beaches
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261 medlemmer
32 anmeldelser
3.8
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203 medlemmer
7 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
Member
RuMuse
Forklaringer
RuMuse: A comic delight!
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141 medlemmer
11 anmeldelser
3.1
Member
spiphany
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98 medlemmer
4 anmeldelser
½ 3.4
Member
paradoxosalpha
Forklaringer
paradoxosalpha: Pleasurable guilt? Read what thou wilt.
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53 medlemmer
4.1
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Forklaringer
SomeGuyInVirginia: Any book in this series will do.
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4 medlemmer
1 anmeldelse
4
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18,022 medlemmer
465 anmeldelser
4.1
Member
kaixo
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6,224 medlemmer
158 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
Member
paradoxosalpha
Forklaringer
paradoxosalpha: textual obsession, multiple authorship, and criminal intrigue ... lively, not dense: a genuine pleasure read
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4,206 medlemmer
88 anmeldelser
½ 3.6
Member
dara85
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3,619 medlemmer
195 anmeldelser
½ 3.4
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712 medlemmer
35 anmeldelser
3.2
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631 medlemmer
25 anmeldelser
½ 3.6
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379 medlemmer
8 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
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SomeGuyInVirginia: I'm surprised this author isn't more popular.
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166 medlemmer
20 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
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25 medlemmer
1 anmeldelse
½ 3.5
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19 medlemmer
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15 medlemmer
½ 4.7
Member
Eowyn1
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8,444 medlemmer
254 anmeldelser
½ 3.5
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Tess_W
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3,800 medlemmer
70 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
Member
Eowyn1
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1,028 medlemmer
13 anmeldelser
3.8
Member
paradoxosalpha
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paradoxosalpha: Imagine if Dan Brown were a poet into jazz music and trance evocation.
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810 medlemmer
32 anmeldelser
3.8
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805 medlemmer
48 anmeldelser
3.9
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526 medlemmer
20 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
Member
Aquila
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344 medlemmer
5 anmeldelser
½ 3.6
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Forklaringer
SomeGuyInVirginia: Anything by Nora Ephron will do.
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121 medlemmer
5 anmeldelser
4
Member
kaixo
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29 medlemmer
3 anmeldelser
½ 3.4
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8 medlemmer
1 anmeldelse
4
90
7,808 medlemmer
200 anmeldelser
3.8
Member
Tess_W
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3,002 medlemmer
65 anmeldelser
½ 3.7
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1,554 medlemmer
123 anmeldelser
3.8
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807 medlemmer
27 anmeldelser
½ 3.6
Member
Eowyn1
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525 medlemmer
4 anmeldelser
4.1
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Forklaringer
SomeGuyInVirginia: Just fun, and people will note you're not reading trashy fiction.
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291 medlemmer
10 anmeldelser
3.8
Member
kaixo
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17 medlemmer
9 anmeldelser
½ 4.3
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4,422 medlemmer
165 anmeldelser
3.9
Member
sdbookhound,
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1,480 medlemmer
9 anmeldelser
3.9
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia,etxgardener
Forklaringer
SomeGuyInVirginia: Always a favorite author, but with a serious ick factor.
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21,054 medlemmer
368 anmeldelser
4
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia,
Forklaringer
SomeGuyInVirginia: Anything by Sedaris will do.