15 of Our All-Time Favorite Beach Reads
This surfside canon offers an immersion so total, you won't even notice the Channing Tatum–like lifeguard pulling on his cargo pants and calling it a day.
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The Transit of Venus
Hazzard's novel would be unendurably sad if it weren't also intricately layered, deeply sensual and so satisfyingly full of clues, spoilers and digressions. This tale of two sisters who migrate to London and encounter love and loss takes your breath away from the very first pages until the shattering final sentence.
— Leigh Haber