Friday, June 24, 2022

If You Like Southern Beach Reads

 

For me, some of the best beach reads are those that take place down South, where it's always warm, there's palm trees, crystal blue waters, and a cold ice tea. It's been a few years since I've updated my list of favorite Southern beach reads, so here's my latest:



Adult Fiction:




Hemingway's Girl by Erika Robuck  (Key West, Florida)
Slightly South of Simple by Kristy Woodson Harvey (Georgia)
The Night the Lights Went Out by Karen White (Georgia)
The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews - (North Carolina)
The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank (Charleston, South Carolina)
All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank (Charleston, South Carolina)
Under a Dark Summer Sky by Vanessa LaFaye (Key West, Florida)
 
 
 
 

 
Cocoa Beach by Beatriz Williams (Cocoa Beach, Florida)
On Ocean Boulevard by Mary Alice Monroe (Charleston, South Carolina) 
Summer at Hideaway Key by Barbara Davis (Florida) 
The Secret to Southern Charm by Kristy Woodson Harvey (Georgia)
Southern Side of Paradise by Kristy Woodson Harvey (Georgia)
Feels Like Falling by Kristy Woodson Harvey (North Carolina)
Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews (Florida)
The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton (Florida)
Hello, Summer by Mary Kay Andrews (Florida)
Under the Southern Sky by Kristy Woodson Harvey (North Carolina)
The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis (South Carolina)
Dreams of Falling by Karen White  (South Carolina) 




YA Fiction:




Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen (Colby, North Carolina)
The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen (Colby, North Carolina)
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm (Key West, Florida)
The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han (Southern beach town)
Endless Summer by Jennifer Echols (Alabama)
Sixteenth Summer by Michelle Dalton (Georgia)


So, these are just a few of my favorite southern beach reads. Did any of your favorites make my list? Do you have any recommendations for me? Let me know what you think in the comments below.


1 comment:

  1. I need to visit more places in the South; at least I can sort of travel there with these books!

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