Top 5: Books for the beach

There’s nothing like stretching out on the beach with a good
book. That said, there’s also nothing quite like getting 15 or so
pages into the book and discovering it’s garbage.
Here’s a list of beach reads to keep you entertained while you
work on your tan. Oh
– just remember to roll over once in a while. You want a tan on
both sides.
There’s nothing like stretching out on the beach with a good book. That said, there’s also nothing quite like getting 15 or so pages into the book and discovering it’s garbage.

Here’s a list of beach reads to keep you entertained while you work on your tan. Oh – just remember to roll over once in a while. You want a tan on both sides.

1.

“Life of Pi,” by Yann Martel

Pi Patel, the 16-year-old son of a zoo keeper in India, finds himself in an unusual and dangerous predicament when the family decides to move to Canada. The family and their animals journey to their new home by boat.

But on the way, a storm strikes, leaving Pi alone in a life raft in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Well, not exactly alone. He’s got a 450-pound Bengal tiger to keep him company, as long as he can manage to stay alive.

2.

“And Then There Were None,” by Agatha Christie

Ten strangers arrive on an island, invited by an unknown host who accuses them of murder. Trapped on the island, they share the secrets of their pasts. Then they’re murdered, one at a time. One of the guests on the island must be the murderer, and you’ll be guessing until the last page.

3.

“The Devil Wore Prada,” by Lauren Weisberger

All Andrea Sachs wants is a chance to write for a magazine. She takes a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, editor of a major fashion magazine. With a recommendation from Miranda, Andrea could get a job wherever she wants.

But Miranda gives new meaning to the phrase “boss from hell,” and Andrea has to decide whether enduring an unreasonable, criminally demanding boss is worth it.

4.

“Weird US,” by Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran

Originally the publishers of a New Jersey magazine, Weird NJ, the authors decided to explore the oddities of the whole country. “Weird US” explores all the strange people, places and things that make the United States interesting.

5.

“Sloppy Firsts A Novel,” by Megan McCafferty

Sixteen-year-old Jessica Darling is crushed when her best friend, Hope Weaver, moves away.

Feeling adrift without the only person she could talk to, Jessica must find a way to deal with the problems of school, home and boys all on her own.

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