When people think of beach reads, they usually imagine lighthearted, frothy novels that are fun and simple. Most of us wouldn’t dream of lugging an intense and weighty book to the beach and risk ruining our day of relaxation.
But what if you could get the best of both worlds? What if you could dig your toes into the sand, soak in the sunshine, and dive into a book that is both substantial and entertaining? These six books will allow you to do just that. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll find yourself caught in an enthralling story so absorbing, you may forget to reapply your sunscreen.
Watch the video below for Emma and Abbe’s favorite reading recommendations that are perfect companions for book-loving beachgoers this summer.