Beach Reads: Labor Day Weekend Edition

Whether you choose to relax on the strand or on the couch this Labor Day Weekend, grab your favorite digital device and dive into one of our favorite beach reads!

Montauk by Nicola HarrisonMontauk, Long Island, 1938. A simple town on the brink of a glamorous future. A marriage drifting apart. A life on the edge of what is and what could be. An epic and cinematic novel by debut author Nicola Harrison, Montauk captures the glamour and extravagance of a summer by the sea with the story of a woman torn between the life she chose and the life she desires.

Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the “nothing short of brilliant” (People) Mrs. Everything returns with an unforgettable novel about friendship and forgiveness set during a disastrous wedding on picturesque Cape Cod. A sparkling novel about the complexities of female friendship, the pitfalls of living out loud and online, and the resilience of the human heart, Big Summer is a witty, moving story about family, friendship, and figuring out what matters most.

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory: #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory begins a sweeping new series with the story of a poor, uneducated midwife named Alinor who is tempted by a forbidden love affair–but all too aware of the dangers awaiting a woman who dares to step out of the place society carved for her.

Meet Me in Monaco by Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor: Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly’s whirlwind romance and glamourous wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb take the reader on an evocative sun-drenched journey along the paradise of Côte d’Azur in this page-turning novel of passion, fate, and second-chances.

Summer Longing by Jamie Brenner: When a baby is left on the doorstep of a Cape Cod beach house, an unlikely group of women risks all they hold dear to harbor and protect her in this “touching, nuanced summer yarn” (Publisher’s Weekly).