Almost 16,000 of you cast some 136,000 votes in our Best Beach Books Ever poll. Whether such a vote can determine literary quality, who can say? But there's one thing a multitude of book-loving NPR types can most definitely do, and that's pick a list of books that will appeal to... book-loving NPR types.
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This summer, take some time to relax by the pool, in a hammock, or at the beach with these ten must-reads. From major literary debuts to the latest Diana Gabaldon epic to the newest work by Rainbow Rowell, this list of summer’s beachiest books runs the gamut. So if you’re stuck trying to decide what to download on your Kindle or buy at the local bookstore, click on for our picks.
Exploring the ocean, tide pools and the beach is great to do in person but if you are landlocked you can still share the wonders of the ocean with your children with great picture books. If you can go explore the beach reading books about the beach for kids like these before and after are a great way of deepening their hands on experience.