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Nothing is more relaxing than sitting back and getting lost in your favorite book on the beach. From steamy romances to beach thrillers, summer is the perfect time to dive deep into new novels. Whether you’re lounging on the shore or reclining by the poolside, these top ten books are the perfect start to any beach day and will leave a lasting impression.

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This Summer Will Be Different by Carley Fortune

This Summer is a New York Times #1 best seller that is perfect for any beach day. In it, Carley transports readers to the Northeast coast where an emotional love story takes place.

Swan Song by Elin Hilderbrand

Swan Song is the final installment of Hilderbrands popular Nantucket series. It takes place at a Nantucket island where a possible murder mystery takes place after wealthy strangers move to the island. 

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The Infinity Between Us by N.S. Perkins

A story of second chances, sorrow and true love collides as two childhood friends go on a heartfelt journey together that will definitely tug at your heart strings.

Honey by Isabel Banta

Honey is a coming of age story that echoes the famous show, “Daisy Jones and The Six”. It takes place in the late 90’s to early 2000’s, while following a rising aspiring pop singer Amber Rose as she tries to navigate fame.

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Same Time Next Summer by Annabel Monaghan

Annabel Monaghan, a Los Angeles local, takes readers back to their teen years with a nostalgic filled first love romance. The main character comes face to face with her past by running into the man who broke her heart.

Archers Voice by Mia Sheridan

Archers Voice is a thrilling romance novel that is about a woman who is haunted by her memories and finds freedom through true love. This emotional heartfelt novel is definitely a must for any beach day.

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Every Summer After by Carley Fortune

Every Summer After is the ultimate read for a perfect relaxing beach day. It’s about a young summer love and how one decision can change the course of your life for better or worse.

The Newcomers by Mary K Andrews

The Newcomers is an exciting mystery novel by New York Times best selling author Mary K. Andrews. This is a book that you can’t go wrong with, due to its immense diversity, meshing romance, friendship, hardship and mystery all in one.

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Memphis Movie by Corey Mesler
After a string of bad movies, Hollywood director Eric Warberg returns to his hometown of Memphis to make a comeback movie. As he lacks his creative spark from the beginning, he collaborates with his writer girlfriend Sandy and a string of unusual characters leading to oddity and a plot twist.

Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan
Juicy read about a love triangle on the French Riviera. Bonjour Tristesse is an emotional tale told by Cecile, a seventeen-year-old girl on the verge of womanhood, whose interfering in her father’s love life has tragic results.

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