Best Beach Reads

List of the Month
juliol 2021 (see all)
Descripció
Our July LibraryThing list of the month will focus on books to read at the beach. Add your own favorite titles for reading on the sand and by the shore.
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3,680 membres
84 ressenyes
4
2
6,224 membres
199 ressenyes
3.9
8 Members
etxgardener, bookaholicgirl, RuMuse, jonathankws, sturlington, bcbcmarianna, JuliaMaria, kara.shamy
Explicacions
RuMuse: A gripping psychological thriller as fascinating as it is hard to put down.
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7,341 membres
509 ressenyes
3.9
4
17,666 membres
271 ressenyes
3.9
6 Members
thorold, jonathankws, elkiedee, susanbooks, JuliaMaria, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
thorold: The famous holiday quandary: where are we going tomorrow?
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6,297 membres
329 ressenyes
½ 4.3
6 Members
RuMuse, jonathankws, cindyst2000, bcbcmarianna, bookcookie1920, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
RuMuse: A delight to read."The House in the Cerulean Sea is a big, warm, comforting hug wrapped up in a novel ..." review by https://jessticulates.com/2021/01/08/review-the-house-in-the-cerulean-sea-by-tj-klune/
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4,904 membres
177 ressenyes
3.9
6 Members
karenb, thorold, anyother, susanbooks, Tess_W, ahef1963
Explicacions
thorold: The ultimate “ultimate” beach novel
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6,106 membres
350 ressenyes
½ 4.3
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35,613 membres
508 ressenyes
3.9
6 Members
charl08, abbottthomas, thorold, spiphany, JuliaMaria, ahef1963, ,etxgardener ,anyother
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thorold: Probably the most famous beach encounter in literature
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895 membres
56 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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9,230 membres
294 ressenyes
4.1
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242 membres
23 ressenyes
4.2
4 Members
Aquila, paradoxosalpha, bcbcmarianna, pwhite98270
Explicacions
Aquila: Excellent short stories with some island themes
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2,156 membres
66 ressenyes
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28,804 membres
534 ressenyes
4.2
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816 membres
54 ressenyes
3.9
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3,359 membres
110 ressenyes
½ 3.5
3 Members
thorold, elkiedee, JuliaMaria
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thorold: Bored teenager on holiday decides to write a novel, becomes famous French author
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3,001 membres
132 ressenyes
4.1
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2,062 membres
117 ressenyes
½ 3.5
3 Members
vwinsloe, yourightoffcourse, celeste_r,
Explicacions
yourightoffcourse: Richard Russo is a good reliable read anytime.
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704 membres
9 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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432 membres
12 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
Lemeritus, llz
Explicacions
Lemeritus: The only book I ever read at the beach. I never got the sand out of it. And think of it fondly even today.
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1,282 membres
60 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
tardis, booksbooks63
Explicacions
tardis: The start of one of my favourite cozy mystery series, and a stack of fun mysteries is awesome for summer reading.
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224 membres
9 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
Eowyn1, llz
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3,620 membres
103 ressenyes
3.9
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844 membres
19 ressenyes
3.9
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43 membres
29 ressenyes
2.9
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5,431 membres
173 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
paradoxosalpha, kara.shamy
Explicacions
paradoxosalpha: Yo dawg, I heard you like the beach. So there's beach in this read so you can read while you beach.
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2,838 membres
124 ressenyes
4
27
3,956 membres
101 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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3,586 membres
95 ressenyes
3.9
29
3,635 membres
134 ressenyes
4
30
1,521 membres
50 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
dara85, llz
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1,042 membres
49 ressenyes
3.9
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273 membres
10 ressenyes
½ 4.3
2 Members
Aquila, vwinsloe
Explicacions
Aquila: About a group of Uruguayan women creating a place they can retreat to be themselves, by the then-remote Cabo Polonio fishing village.
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1,153 membres
49 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
llz, aspirit
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113 membres
18 ressenyes
4.2
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5,385 membres
262 ressenyes
½ 4.3
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1,734 membres
74 ressenyes
3.9
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2,526 membres
32 ressenyes
4.1
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939 membres
18 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
thorold, spiphany
Explicacions
thorold: Because it isn’t always fine weather at the seaside
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42,807 membres
695 ressenyes
½ 4.3
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4,040 membres
148 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
eclbates
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3,450 membres
147 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
sundancer
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2,856 membres
46 ressenyes
4
Member
RuMuse
Explicacions
RuMuse: A delightful (and beachy) comic classic by the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author John Steinbeck, who was mostly famous for novels of deep portent (eg Grapes of Wrath).
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2,597 membres
68 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
spiphany
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1,524 membres
27 ressenyes
4
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1,034 membres
18 ressenyes
3.8
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Explicacions
SomeGuyInVirginia: May be the perfect beach book.
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677 membres
32 ressenyes
4
Member
terran
Explicacions
terran: This is one of my most favorite books to read anywhere.
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392 membres
17 ressenyes
4
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245 membres
8 ressenyes
3.8
Member
kaixo
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141 membres
3 ressenyes
4
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127 membres
1 ressenya
4
Member
al.vick
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35 membres
6 ressenyes
3.8
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9 membres
4
Member
karenb
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3 membres
5
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2 membres
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2,216 membres
133 ressenyes
½ 3.4
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20,697 membres
331 ressenyes
3.9
Member
chwiggy
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4,695 membres
265 ressenyes
3.9
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4,594 membres
84 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
Eowyn1
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1,209 membres
52 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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1,110 membres
23 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
karenb
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705 membres
45 ressenyes
4
Member
terran
Explicacions
terran: The setting of the book is a small town along the north shore of Lake Michigan. It is funny, quirky and filled with lovable, relatable characters.
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322 membres
7 ressenyes
3.8
Member
Aquila
Explicacions
Aquila: Why we like beaches
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262 membres
32 ressenyes
3.8
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203 membres
7 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
RuMuse
Explicacions
RuMuse: A comic delight!
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141 membres
11 ressenyes
3.1
Member
spiphany
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98 membres
4 ressenyes
½ 3.4
Member
paradoxosalpha
Explicacions
paradoxosalpha: Pleasurable guilt? Read what thou wilt.
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53 membres
4.1
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Explicacions
SomeGuyInVirginia: Any book in this series will do.
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4 membres
1 ressenya
4
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18,116 membres
468 ressenyes
4.1
Member
kaixo
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6,245 membres
158 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
paradoxosalpha
Explicacions
paradoxosalpha: textual obsession, multiple authorship, and criminal intrigue ... lively, not dense: a genuine pleasure read
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4,218 membres
88 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
dara85
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3,652 membres
195 ressenyes
½ 3.4
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720 membres
35 ressenyes
3.2
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643 membres
25 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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381 membres
8 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Explicacions
SomeGuyInVirginia: I'm surprised this author isn't more popular.
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170 membres
20 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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25 membres
1 ressenya
½ 3.5
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19 membres
4
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17 membres
½ 4.7
Member
Eowyn1
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8,495 membres
255 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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Tess_W
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3,823 membres
70 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
Eowyn1
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1,031 membres
13 ressenyes
3.8
Member
paradoxosalpha
Explicacions
paradoxosalpha: Imagine if Dan Brown were a poet into jazz music and trance evocation.
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834 membres
32 ressenyes
3.8
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820 membres
49 ressenyes
3.9
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538 membres
21 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
Aquila
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347 membres
5 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Explicacions
SomeGuyInVirginia: Anything by Nora Ephron will do.
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121 membres
5 ressenyes
4
Member
kaixo
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29 membres
3 ressenyes
½ 3.4
89
8 membres
1 ressenya
4
90
7,860 membres
201 ressenyes
3.8
Member
Tess_W
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3,011 membres
65 ressenyes
½ 3.7
92
1,580 membres
124 ressenyes
3.8
93
807 membres
27 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
Eowyn1
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526 membres
4 ressenyes
4.1
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia
Explicacions
SomeGuyInVirginia: Just fun, and people will note you're not reading trashy fiction.
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293 membres
10 ressenyes
3.8
Member
kaixo
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17 membres
9 ressenyes
½ 4.3
97
4,552 membres
167 ressenyes
3.9
Member
sdbookhound,
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1,483 membres
9 ressenyes
3.9
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia,etxgardener
Explicacions
SomeGuyInVirginia: Always a favorite author, but with a serious ick factor.
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21,132 membres
369 ressenyes
4
Member
SomeGuyInVirginia,
Explicacions
SomeGuyInVirginia: Anything by Sedaris will do.