Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Should Be In Your Beach Bag

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Should Be In Your Beach Bag

So now that Summer is technically here and you’re making plans to go on vacation, whether at the beach or anywhere else, you’re going to need some good reads, amirite?! Well, here’s ten books I highly recommend for you Summer reading. :)

Summer YA Reads



Wish You Were Italian by Kristin Rae
Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland
Things I Can’t Forget by Miranda Kenneally
Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson


Summer Adult Reads



Austenland by Shannon Hale
Before and Ever Since by Sharla Lovelace
The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen
The Wisdom of Hair by Kim Boykin


Steamy Summer Reads



Whisper to Me by Christina Lee
Ride with Me by Ruthie Knox


What are some of your Summer Recs? Or link me to your lists so I can check them out! :)

Jess @ Gone with the Words

21 Responses to “Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Should Be In Your Beach Bag”

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    Danielle @ Love at First Page

    Definitely agree with Things I Can’t Forget! I almost put that in mine, but I’ve been talking about it so much lately. :P And Ride With Me is a good choice, too. Plus it’s short, which can be a plus for vacations.
    This reminds me that I still need to read Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour. One of these days…

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    I read Austenland and saw the movie and I actually liked the movie more than the book, hilarious!

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    Rachel Patrick

    I really need to read AMY & ROGER’S EPIC DETOUR! And I own it, so I really have no excuse. Also, I don’t know if I’ve told you this already, but I love your new design!

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    Jac @ Two Moms Reading

    So much greatness!!! The Nantucket books are PERFECT for summer reads! And Things I can’t Forget… SWOON!! But I totally need to read “Ride with me”!!

    (And I love your new layout – my break from blogging was WAY TOO LONG, so it’s brand new to me! Of course, I’m back with a whole new blog… so that’s how long it’s been!)

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    Austenland looks good – it’s pretty hard to go wrong if you are emulating one of the greats.

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    Ginger @ GReads!

    TOM ON A BICYCLE!!!! haha Oh man that book. Great beach read pick! Have you read Nantucket Red yet? I know how much you liked Blue, so I’m curious what you think of the next. Let’s discuss when you do!

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    Caitie F

    It really seems like I need to go get Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour as soon as I can! I really should read the Nantucket books too.

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    Anna and Roger’s Epic Detour is on my list, too, except I haven’t read it yet! :) Love your blog name by the way!

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    Love your Summer YA picks! I read Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour and absolutely loved it! Great read for a summer day

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    I love your Adult and Steamy reccomendations…I haven’t heard of most of them and they all look great!

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    I’m not sure what to think about the cover from Wish you were Italian. It screams summer, but there is also something I don’t like about it.. Perhaps the mixture of drawing and photograph. I’m rambling, haha. Austenland sounds interesting! Happy reading :)

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