11 of the Hottest Beach Reads – Simon & Schuster

Considering that I have 5 of these books in my TBR summer list, I think I am on the right track! Have you read any of these books?  

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11 of our Hottest Beach Reads
Luckiest Girl Alive
by Jessica Knoll

People—”The perfect page-turner to start your summer.”
Glamour—”The Hottest Beach Reads This Summer.”
Reese Witherspoon, InStyle—”A huge summer read.”

Luckiest Girl Alive
The Hand That Feeds You
The Hand That Feeds You
by A.J. Rich

Entertainment Weekly—”10 Must-Reads of Summer!”
Vogue —”Summer’s Best Beach Reads”

Eight Hundred Grapes
by Laura Dave

Glamour—”Best Books of the Summer”
Cosmopolitan—”30 Things to Do This Month”
MarieClaire.com—”The 7 Books You Have to Read This Summer”

Eight Hundred Grapes
Palace of Treason
Palace of Treason
by Jason Matthews

Entertainment Weekly—”10 Summer Thrillers”

The Sunken Cathedral
by Kate Walbert

San Francisco Chronicle—”Try These Great New Books to Enrich Your Summer”
Houston Chronicle—”Books to Pick Up This Summer”

The Sunken Cathedral
The Summer of Good Intentions
The Summer of Good Intentions
by Wendy Francis

“Everything a summer read should be.”—Elin Hilderbrand, author of The Rumor
InStyle—”7 New Page-Turners to Read in July”

Maybe in Another Life
by Taylor Jenkins Reid

People —”People Picks”
USA Today—”New and Noteworthy”

Maybe in Another Life
The Mountain Story
The Mountain Story
by Lori Lansens

People—”Pick of the Week”
St. Louis Post Dispatch—”On the Watch for Summer Books”

Primates of Park Avenue
by Wednesday Martin

New York Daily News—”Juicy, sexy, bawdy stuff—the makings of the perfect summer beach book.”

Primates of Park Avenue
Let Me Explain You
Let Me Explain You
by Annie Liontas

New York Times—”What to Do This Weekend”
Huffington Post—”15 Beach Reads to Bask in This Summer”

In a Dark, Dark Wood
by Ruth Ware

Entertainment Weekly—”10 Must-Reads of Summer”
New York Post—”Best Novels to Read this Summer”
O Magazine—”Perfect Beach Reads”

In a Dark, Dark Wood

#Review – MONTANA CHERRIES by Kim Law

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Synopsis

After her mother’s tragic death, Dani Wilde had no choice but to abandon her dreams. She left Columbia University and returned to her family’s Montana cherry farm, intent on being a maternal figure to her brothers. Now the kids are grown, and it’s finally her time to fly. Her sights are on New York City, and nothing will stop her—not even an old flame with gorgeous green eyes.

Celebrity photographer Ben Denton hasn’t seen Montana in years—and hasn’t spoken to Dani since “that night” so long ago. When he discovers he’s a dad to a four-year-old—and the child’s mother refuses to care for her—Montana and the Wilde farm spring to mind. The orchard is the only place that’s ever felt like home, but will the warmth of the Wilde family be enough to help Ben figure out how to be a father?

As the Wilde family gathers for the yearly cherry harvest and Dani struggles to figure out what she really wants in life, she discovers the shocking truth about her own mother—and learns that following her heart may lead her to her dreams after all.

Review

5 Stars

This book had me craving cherries and I am not even a fan! If working on a cherry farm will help find love, you can sign me up! This was such a cute book and I truly enjoyed reading it, so much so that I had a hard time putting it down. Growing up in a small town in Iowa on the family farm, I can understand Dani’s predicament in wanting to keep the farm in the family but trying to get one of her brothers to step up to the plate so she can fulfill her dream to move to NYC does not come easy. Little does she know that this harvest will change everything. Dani learns the truth about her mother and the secret her brothers and father have been keeping from her. I really appreciated that the author, Kim Law, incorporated the self-healing aspect and letting Dani achieve her goal so she could find herself in order to really love someone else in the end. I don’t think a lot of today’s books recognize that one must love them self before they can love someone else. Highly recommend – will not disappoint!

Saturday Status

Hello Saturday! To do: Read poolside. I hope to finish The Yellow Rose Beauty Shop by Carolyn Brown from NetGalley.

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I have a love-hate relationship with the weekend. I love it because it’s the weekend but I hate it because it ends lol #hellosaturday #poolsidereading #readabook #readingismyworkout

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#PUBDAY – The Secret of The Secret Widow

The Secret of The Secret Widow.

Today’s the publication day for The Secret Widow.

Here’s the deal:

Whoever said that time heals all wounds . . . lied.

A decade after the death of her husband, Nari Yoon still mourns. On the ten-year anniversary of the worst day of her life, co-worker Lucas Tucker tries to save her from self destruction in a tropical paradise. But Nari doesn’t want salvation, she wants to keep her past buried.

Nari wants to forget, but Lucas wants to remember . . .

Tall and blond, Lucas always stood out in the short, brunette adoptive family. Driven by his search for truth, he flies two thousand miles to the Hawaiian island where he was born, determined to find his birth parents.

The truth may be more than he is ready for . . . .

When Lucas forces Nari to confront her past, she tries to forgive herself. But once Lucas discovers the truth about Nari, can he move past judgment to love?

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#Review – CURE FOR THE COMMON BREAKUP by Beth Kendrick

Cure for the Common Breakup

5 Stars

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Synopsis

Welcome to Black Dog Bay, a tiny seaside town in Delaware known as “the best place in America to bounce back from your breakup.” Home to Better Off Bed-and-Breakfast, the Eat Your Heart Out bakery, and the Whinery bar, Black Dog Bay offers a haven for the suddenly single.

Flight attendant Summer Benson lives by two rules: Don’t stay with the same man for too long and never stay in one place. She’s about to break rule number one by considering accepting her boyfriend’s proposal—then disaster strikes and her world is shattered in an instant.

Summer heads to Black Dog Bay, where the locals welcome her. Even Hattie Huntington, the town’s oldest, richest, and meanest resident, likes her enough to give her a job. Then there’s Dutch Jansen, the rugged, stoic mayor, who’s the opposite of her type. She probably shouldn’t be kissing him. She definitely shouldn’t be falling in love.

After a lifetime of globe-trotting, Summer has finally found a home. But Hattie has old scores to settle and a hidden agenda for her newest employee. Summer finds herself faced with an impossible choice: Leave Black Dog Bay behind forever, or stay with the ones she loves and cost them everything…

Review

What can I say? Great summer beach read!  Can I please move to Black Dog Bay? What a great book! Now, we all know that we cannot take off a long period of time after a break-up – bills need to be paid but who wouldn’t love the thought of being able to go somewhere to regroup/recharge/refocus themselves. Great summer read!