Friday Five: Beach Books

Take a Mental Trip to the Beach

If you don't have time to get to the beach, let these books transport you there without ever leaving the city.


Whiskey Beach Cover Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts - After being investigated for a year by Boston PD for a murder he did not commit, Eli Landon tries to find a haven from the ever present suspicion at Whiskey Beach in his grandmother’s home.
Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan - Three generations of Kellehers descend on Maine’s shore, as they do every summer, and deal with family conflict, guilt, love, and sibling rivalry. Maine Cover
Three Sisters Three Sisters by Susan Mallery - Three neighbors - Deanna, Andi, and Boston - bond over failed relationships and the foibles of owning a historical Victorian house on Blackberry Island.
The Golden Shore by David Helvarg – The history and cultural role that the ocean and coastline have played for California and Californians. The Golden Shore Cover
On Folly Beach cover On Folly Beach by Karen White - Two timelines converge when Emmy buys the bookstore on Folly Beach, a barrier island in the Atlantic, to cope with the loss of her husband, and then finds love letters from World War II.