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And Here It Is... The Beach-Reading Summer List

We have a wonderful mix of titles here. Hopefully, you will discover a new author or genre this summer!

The Invention of Wings

Sue Monk Kidd



The Storyteller

Jodi Piccoult



The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014)



One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd

Jim Fergus



The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot



Flight Behavior

Barbara Kingsolver



A Spool of Blue Thread

Ann Tyler



Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s

John Elder Robison



Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade

Walter Kirn



A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones)

George R. R. Martin



Ready Player One

Ernest Cline



Orphan Train

Christina Baker Kline



The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins



Big Little Lies

Liane Moriarity



The Nightingale

Kristan Hannah



All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr (Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction 2015)



The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Charles Duhigg (nonfiction)



The Winter Sea

Susanna Kearsley



The Outlander Series

Diana Gabaldon



McCarthy’s of Gansett Island series

Marie Force



Green Mountain series

Marie Force



The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold



In Cold Blood

Truman Capote



A Land More Kind than Home

Wiley Cash (N.C. fiction)



The Secrets of Happy Families

Bruce Feiler



The Blue Bistro

Elin Hilderbrand



Tell the Wolves I’m Home

Carol Rifka Brunt



The Interestings

Meg Wolitzer



Wonder

R.J. Palacio



Garden Spells

Sarah Addison Allen



The Dinner

Herman Koch



The Lost Symbol

Dan Brown



Inferno

Dan Brown



World War Z:

Max Brooks



Before I Go to Sleep

S.J. Watson



Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn



Dark Places

Gillian Flynn



Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn



The Keeper of Lost Causes: The First Department Q Novel

Jussi Adler-Olsen



The Absent One (A Department Q Novel)

Jussi Adler-Olsen



A Conspiracy of Faith (A Department Q Novel)

Jussi Adler-Olsen


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Have a Wonderful Summer!