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    Great Beach Books

    I'm leaving for a beach trip next week. Does anyone have any suggestions for books that are good summer/beach reads? I don't want something too heavy, just a nice, fun, light read.

    Last summer I took "Four Blondes" by Candace Bushnell. I also took "You: On a Diet" from Dr. Oz. I apparently didn't get into either enough because I didn't finish either of them. I read a little bit of each and then went straight back to my Cosmo mag.

    I've seen that Meg Cabot and Jennifer Weiner are on summer book lists when I googled.

    Any other suggestions?
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    Re: Great Beach Books

    I would suggest books by Kristen Hannah, like Firefly Lane. See recent posts in What are you reading thread for more ideas.

    I spent a summer vacation reading The Other Boleyn Girl, if you haven't read that.

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    Re: Great Beach Books

    I enjoy Dorothea Benton Frank. She writes about the islands off the coast of South Carolina so you can read a good story that takes place on the beach while at the beach.
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    Re: Great Beach Books

    My absolute favourite for light reading is Maeve Binchy.
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    Re: Great Beach Books

    Any of the Stephanie Plum books by Janet Evanovich. They are light hearted, wacky and lot's of fun.
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    Re: Great Beach Books

    Ajane, I Love Maeve Binchy
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    Re: Great Beach Books

    AJane and myrosiedog, I was just coming on in here to profess my love for Maeve Binchy. I've not read her latest though.

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