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The 16 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2021

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Trevor Williams

Whether you're spending the sunshine-y days by the sea, by the pool, or daydreaming about being in either locale (*raises hand*), there's a book—or, in this case, several books—for that. Here are the 16 best beach reads 2021 has to offer, and—pro tip—no matter the genre, they all go fabulously with a chilled glass of rosé (just saying🤷🏼‍♀️).

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1
Women Talking by Miriam Toews
2
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
3
The Affairs of the Falcóns by Melissa Rivero
4
Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir by Ruth Reichl
5
I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott
6
Normal People by Sally Rooney
7
The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates
8
The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth
9
The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal
10
What My Mother and I Don't Talk About edited by Michele Filgate
11
The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
12
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
13
Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
14
Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
15
How Could She by Lauren Mechling
16
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
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