Monday, May 25, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I'd Put In My Beach Bag (If I Were Going To The Beach)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

This week's Top Ten topic is "Ten Books I Plan To Have In My Beach Bag This Summer". Well, since there seems to be a shortage of beaches in Pennsylvania and I'm not really the beach going type anyway, this is going to be a hypothetical beach bag. If I were beach-bound, these are perfect beachy/Summery reads I would pack for the trip.

The Summer After You and Me by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski

The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

Nowhere But Here by Katie McGarry

Undertow by Michael Buckley

Sweet by Emmy Laybourne

The Tenderness of Thieves by Donna Freitas

Between Us and the Moon by Rebecca Maizel 

What's in your beach bag?

<3 Michelle


  1. Great list Michelle. I'd like to read The Summer of Chasing Mermaids. It looks really good and perfect for summer! Enjoy your reading! My TTT

  2. I've seen some of these books around. I definitely have my eyes on Undertow. It sounds really great. Hope you enjoy your summer reads! :)

    czai @ the Blacksheep Project

  3. I like the way you said (If I was going to the beach).These all look great. Nowhere But Here would be on the top of my list if I was going to the beach. Which I'm not. Because it's Winter here.
    Happy Reading :)

  4. I've never heard of that Sarah Dessen book, I'll have to check it out! :) Great picks here, there are so many great covers. I hope you'll enjoy these and maybe even go to the beach. :P

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  5. Oh The Gracekeepers - I've heard such good things about this book. It'd definitely be in my hypothetical beach bag too!
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  6. Ooh nice list! Lots of new to me ones here! Hope you enjoy them all!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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  7. That cover for The Grace Keepers is GORGEOUS, I wants it now! Great list, I love your choices, I'm nabbing several for my to read pile!
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  8. The covers are absolutely beautiful and summery! You're the first person who picked summery/contemp books for this topic and it's quite refreshing!!

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  9. Great list! Completely agree with you regarding The Summer After You and Me and The Moon and More. I will have to check out The Gracekeepers!

  10. Great picks! I want to read some of them.
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  11. I haven't heard of these books! I hope you enjoy them!

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  12. I loved The Summer After You and Me. It is the perfect summer read! A lot of these are on my TBR list. Great top ten!

  13. Awesome picks for the summer.

  14. Great list!!! They all have lovely covers, too :)

  15. These covers are all so beautiful! Summer picks are always eye catching! Great list - I'll definitely be picking some of these to add to my TBR too!

  16. Looks like you have the perfect set of beach reads!!

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  17. You have several on here that I hope to get to this summer. The Summer of Chasing Mermaids should have been on my list. Undertow has a creepy cover. I am off to check that our now. Happy reading!

  18. Great list - I really want to read Between Us and the Moon and The Summer After You and Me too

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  20. I definitely agree about the no beaches in Pennsylvania thing. I hear ya.
    Great picks! I have The Moon and More sitting on my shelf right now and I'm hoping to get around to it this summer, too.
    I also really want to read Sweet and Nowhere But Here.
    Olivia @ Fluttering Pages

  21. All of these books look so good! Great list!


  22. Great list! The Summer After You and Me is such a wonderful read; it's one of my favorites. I hope to read more Dessen this summer too!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  24. Why is there not more time? I have so many books to read. My List of Beach Reads is made mostly of books that I have wanted to read but have not had a chance to read. Happy Reading! ~Beth @ Perpetual New Girl

  25. Great list! I've not heard of any of these but they look like good reads. I hope you enjoy them.

  26. Great list!!! I've only heard of a few of them but the ones I haven't sound interesting. You have a great mix of genre's sounds like a perfect list for the beach. I hope you get the chance to read them all. Happy reading! have a great week.

  27. I actually haven't read any of these, but all of these look like great summer reads! I hope you get to read them!
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  28. I haven't read any of these but I hope you enjoy them.

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