Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I plan to read on the beach

hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

I love a good beach read!  I don't generally have a specific genre I save to reading on the beach.  It's generally whatever I'm in the mood for and they often happen to be paperbacks as well.  I don't know.

1. Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman - This one just sounds like it would be a nice quick and fun read.  Something I'd definitely enjoy reading while getting a bit of sun.

2. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld - This book seems like something I'd get lost in easily.  I'm always looking for something that won't let me get distracted by other beach-goers.

3. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline - I can read this book and then decide which people on the beach would make it in the book's world, myself included.  I'm guessing my brother would have a much better shot than me.

4. Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill - This book sounds like it's incredibly cute and lighthearted, something to make me smile behind my sunglasses.  Plus the cover is just so bright!

5. Atonement by Ian McEwan - It's not summer without a classic to read on the beach.  A little escape into the past is great for when I put my feet in the sand and want to stay for hours.

6. The 100 by Kass Morgan - What says beach like a little post-apocalyptic story about kids being sent to Earth to fend for themselves? (Or maybe it's just that I've fallen in love with the show and now need to read this trilogy.)  Hey, why not read it on the beach!

7. The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith - I'm going to put a little mystery in my beach bag this year too.  When I'm not reading this, I can decide which of my fellow beach-goers have committed a crime.

8. Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer - Another one of those cute contemporary books that I will fly through on the beach.  And I hear the words jump right off the page in this novel.

9. The Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz - Fairytales are always fun to read on the beach, especially if that beach happens to be near Disney!  (Not that I will be going to Disney World anytime soon, but hey a girl can dream!)

10. Landlines by Rainbow Rowell - I imagine reading anything by Rainbow Rowell on the beach would make that experience better.  This just happens to be the Rowell book I plan on reading next!


  1. Uglies is a great read, although I was disappointed in the rest of the series. Between The Lines is fun too!
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2015/05/26/top-ten-tuesday-6/

  2. Rainbow Rowell would make a great beach read -- and while I haven't read JKR's adult books (or should I say Robert Galbraith's), I imagine a cozy mystery being perfect to read on vacation.

    My TTT.

  3. Uglies was the best one in the series and I hope you enjoy it, same goes for Landline.

    Check out my TTT.

  4. Nice list of books to read at the beach!! Here is a link to my Top Ten Tuesday post for this week: http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2015/05/top-ten-tuesday-ten-books-i-plan-to.html

  5. I liked The Cuckoos Calling. I had forgotten all about Babe in Boyland. I wonder if it is still officially on my TBR. I will have to look. I still haven't read a Rainbow Rowell book, but have several on my TBR. Happy summer reading!

  6. Cuckoo's Calling is a great mystery. I *loved* Landline. that's my first (and so far only) Rainbow Rowell that I've read. I put two of her books on my list to try and hit this summer.