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The Best Beach Books

flashlightworthy.pngThe sun has finally returned to New York City, inspiring this GalleyCat editor to dream about beach reading. What books will you take to the beach this summer? Share your favorites in the comments section.

Counting on our readers’ collective knowledge of books, GalleyCat Reviews regularly features curated book lists from Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations. The site is building a new Beach Books category, and your suggestions will help build a better beach book list.

Over the last year, Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations has created more than 370 lists–giving reading advice on everything from book club books to cancer survivor books. Working with this carefully curated publication, we will share our favorite lists with GalleyCat readers. Add your suggestions in the comments section.


Straight from his recent Mexico vacation reading list, this GalleyCat editor suggests Let The Great World Spin by Colum McCann for the literary set; Demon Theory by Stephen Graham Jones for the horror and literary sets; and finally, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot for the nonfiction and literary sets.

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