The Best New Beach Reads to Bring on Your Honeymoon

Sit back, relax and enjoy these page-turners all summer long.
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This summer, whether you're relaxing on your honeymoon or busy planning your upcoming wedding, take some much-deserved "me time" and unwind with this season's top reads. From suspense and romance to fascinating nonfiction, these best sellers will make you want to curl up in the sun and read all summer long.

The Nest

By Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Released March 22, 2016

A funny and tender read about four adult siblings with a shared inheritance that affects and is affected by their many trials and triumphs. If you love the drama and comedy that come simultaneously from family dysfunction, this is the book for you.

First Comes Love

By Emily Giffin

Releases June 28, 2016

If you loved Emily Giffin's Something Borrowed, don't miss her newest novel hitting shelves soon. After tragedy strikes, two very different sisters become distant, going their separate ways in life. And yet, the experience of this tragedy binds them irrevocably. First Comes Love is all about family and forgiveness, sisterhood and self-understanding.

Falling

By Jane Green

Falling by Jane Green

Releases July 19, 2016

This romance will make you want to fall in love all over again. After moving to a Connecticut suburb to escape her fast and relentless city life, Emma finds unexpected friendship and love with a local man with a heart of gold, and eventually comes to understand the meaning of being home.

The Girl on the Train

By Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Released Jan 13, 2015

Okay, so this page-turner isn't brand new, but if you haven't picked up a copy yet, now's the time—it's being made into a movie with Emily Blunt as the lead (to be released this fall). The best-selling psychological thriller will keep you up all night reading, and you have to read it before it hits the big screen!

The Assistants

By Camille Perri

The Assistants by Camille Perri

Released May 3, 2016

Welcome to the world of Tina Fontana, A+ executive assistant to one of the most powerful men in the media business—a good girl, who's about to go bad. But is it really so bad if it's for a good reason?

Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter

By Barbara Leaming

Kick Kennedy Biography by Barbara Leaming

Released April 12, 2016

This is a fascinating look into the life and heartbreaking death of the luminous Kathleen “Kick" Kennedy, daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy, the US ambassador to Great Britain and younger sister of John F. Kennedy. A absolute must-read biography that flows like a richly woven novel, you'll be sorry you didn't read Kick's story sooner.

Rich and Pretty

By Rumaan Alam

Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam

Releases June 7, 2016

Follow Sarah and Lauren, best friends since childhood who are now navigating work, love and their complex friendship as adults.

The Muse

By Jessie Burton

The Muse by Jessie Burton

Releases July 26, 2016

If you're drawn to intertwining, multigenerational storylines, The Muse will pull you along a sweeping journey. Odelle Bastien is a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London who finds work at a renowned art institute, home to mysterious artworks and murky histories. Olive Schloss is the daughter of a prominent Jewish art dealer in Spain, 1936. Though worlds and years apart, these women are bound by an intriguing connection.

Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds

By Rachelle Bergstein

Brilliance and Fire by Rachelle Bergstein

Releases June 7, 2016

Ever wonder where that breathtaking rock on your left hand came from? And we're not just talking about the jewelry store, but the geographic origins, meticulous craftsmanship and cultural significance behind it. Rachelle Bergstein offers a riveting exposé of diamonds and their incredible value to humanity.

Modern Lovers

By Emma Straub

Released May 31, 2016

Three best friends and bandmates from college now live a stone's throw from one another in Brooklyn, New York, raising their kids and going about their busy lives. But suddenly their children are at that impressionable age when relationships form and fizzle between them, affecting both them and their parents in unexpected ways.

We Could Be Beautiful

By Swan Huntley

We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley

Releases July 28, 2016

A wealthy, single woman in New York City meets her match in an equally rich and handsome bachelor, whom she's known since childhood but just recently reconnected with. He seems to good to be true—maybe, because he is. What happened all those years ago? Can she and her family trust him?

Eligible

By Curtis Sittenfeld

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

Released April 19, 2016

Jane Austen fans will love this book. Inspired by the plot of Pride and Prejudice, this novel proves the undeniable timelessness of Austen's story and themes, which are woven perfectly into this modern adaptation.

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