The events of this year have caused most people to cancel their beach vacations; opting to stay at home in isolation until the global pandemic subsides. But even if sitting on an actual beach, book in hand, and listening to the waves crash might not be an option this year, you can still kick back, relax, and enjoy a good beach read at home.
Here are some of the most captivating beach reads for 2020 that are sure to whisk you away for a little while:
Bottle of Uncertainty by Katie Melko
Bottle of Uncertainty is a story about a young veterinarian, Amelia Pawsky, who leaves everything behind to start a new life on the West Coast. Unexpectedly, she meets a man named Teddy and enters into a whirlwind romance. But will love be enough? Or will Amelia’s past secrets ruin her new life and her chance at happiness?
Perfect Happiness by Kristyn Kusek Lewis
In this bittersweet novel, happiness guru Charlotte McGanely comes to the realization that - although she teaches others how to be happy - she is downright miserable and her family is falling apart. Follow Charlotte as her marriage and relationship with her daughter unravel and she desperately tries to find her way back.
One Perfect Summer by Brenda Novak
In One Perfect Summer, Serenity Alston is shocked to discover she has two half-sisters after taking an at-home ancestry DNA test. Desperate to find answers, she invites them to her family’s cabin on Lake Tahoe, where the three women embark on a journey to solve the mysteries of their past and forge new paths into their futures.
Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner
In this beautiful novel about friendship and resilience, Daphne Berg is surprised - and confused - when her ex-best friend and online influencer, Drue, suddenly re-enters her life and asks her to be the maid-of-honor in her wedding. During the glamorous wedding weekend in Cape Cod, Daphne learns that everything is not what it seems and begins figuring out what matters most.
The Last Flight by Julie Clark
The Last Flight is a thrilling piece about two women who meet in an airport. Both of whom have a plan to vanish from their current lives and start anew, and make a last minute decision to switch flights with each other. But when one plane goes down, Claire Cook must assume the other woman’s identity - and all of the secrets from her past.
28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand
In this agonizing romance novel, 28 Summers tells the story of ailing Mallory Blessing’s one-weekend-per-year affair with Jake McCloud, the husband of presidential frontrunner Ursula DeGournsey. When Mallory’s health fails, she instructs her son, Link, to embark on a journey that will uncover a secret love affair that has lasted for decades