Easy Summer Reads to Take on Your Next Beach Trip
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If I had the chance, I’d read on the beach from dawn until dusk, with no interruptions. It gives me a break from mom mode while stimulating my imagination, leaving me recharged and ready to return to mom life. And I’m always looking for summer books to add to my reading list! Today, I’m sharing easy summer reads to take on your next beach trip.
I love a novel with some history mixed in. These kinds of beach reads really allow me to escape the here and now and immerse myself in a different time period.
The German Wife by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Rimmer begins in Nazi Germany. Sofie and her husband strongly disagree with Hitler’s radical views. However, they are in dire need of money for their family, and if her husband does not accept a position in the rocket program, they will lose everything.
Twenty years later, in 1950, Sofie and her husband head to America to work for the space program, but their affiliation with Hitler does not sit well with their new American neighbors. Acts of violence ensue, which provokes the question: Act of justice or act of vengeance?
This gripping novel really resonates with the current events of the world today.
Here is another historical novel that will allow you to escape every time you open it! Isabel Cooper and co. work hard in Pearl Harbor to crack a Japanese naval code during the WWII era. Isabel desperately wants to vindicate the death of her brother.
But when she meets her brother’s best friend, a pilot on a top secret mission, her life changes course.
Over 20 years later, an up-and-coming journalist, Lu Freitas, covers the grand opening of Rockefeller’s grand Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. But then, a high-profile guest disappears, and Lu and a seasoned photographer unravel a shocking secret from the war days…a secret only a codebreaker can crack.
New York Times bestseller author Sara Ackerman never disappoints!
Beach House Summer by USA Today bestselling author Sarah Morgan is the perfect beach read!
Joanna’s famous celebrity chef ex-husband dies in a car crash, and the woman who was with him, Ashley, survives..and is pregnant. Joanna goes to Ashley’s hospital room and suggests they hide away together at her very private each house.
Since Ashley is alone and pregnant, she agrees to the plan. However, the community of Joanna’s private beach house and the media do not give them much space or privacy.
The two women become unlikely friends, but the secrets that spill out about the dysfunctional past surrounding the chef and the real reason Ashley was in his car the day of the accident strains their relationship.
The romance is in the (beach) bag with this novel by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster.
Yardley Belanger is a miracle-working wedding planner, but she’s lost when it comes to her own love life!
She takes on new client Sheena, whose parents both passed away. Sheena’s brother, Travis, wants to help give her the wedding of her dreams, and he ends up falling for Yardley in the process. Consequently, all the locals band together to help give Yardley her own happy ending!
Final Thoughts on Easy Summer Reads
You need to put these summer books by bestselling authors into your beach tote ASAP! I love how each novel is unique from the next, so you will have plenty of reasons to escape your own reality this summer and beyond!