Beach Reads by Sara

Kindle World

Kindle World

Kindle + Books = Best of both worlds When I go on vacation, I'm guilty of taking like 3 books with me because I don't know what I'll be in the mood to read. Enter Kindle!  Ahead of the long Eid break coming up, here are some Kindle pros that this die-hard book...

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The Secret Paris Cinema Club

Reviewed by Lulu Hamdan A perfect summer read - The Secret Paris Cinema Club is a lovely, timeless romance as Nicolas Barreau takes readers on the journey of a man pursuing love at first sight through the city of Paris. Alain Bonnard is a 39 year old dreamer...

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Eleanor Oliphant is Fine

This is a heartwarming beach read that made me laugh out loud. Those of you who loved The Rosie Project will like this for the same reason - Eleanor is a socially awkward office worker who lives a lonely life, but she has a big crush on a local musician. Her attempts...

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Me and Mr Jones

This is a great beach read that I devoured in two days. Sure, I got sand in the book, but I like to think of it as a keepsake from my time at the Maldives. Like most of Lucy Diamond's works, this one centers around three characters - in this case, it's the three Jones...

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Attachments

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell Reviewed by Lulu Hamdan It’s 1999. The hype of the Y2K bug is in the air, and lonely Lincoln O’Neil reluctantly accepts a night-shift job as an internet security officer of a newsroom company to make sure employees are using the internet...

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Eligible

A Modern Retelling of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld Reviewed by Lulu Hamdan Whether or not you’ve read Jane Austin’s classic, Pride and Prejudice, Curtis Sittenfeld’s modern day version, Eligible, will have you hooked. It’s told in third...

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The Island Escape

by Kerry Fisher They say to never judge a book by its cover, but it was obvious from the start that this would be a great beach read. It's about two women going through some major changes. Roberta is trying to explore the hilarious and scary world of dating after...

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Yes, yes, that movie that brought us so many fantastic phrases (quel rat!) is based on a perfect beach read. A short novel, it combines the charm of Holly Golightly's on screen character with unbeatable prose by author Truman Capote. In turns seductive and naive,...

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The Other Boleyn Girl

by Philippa Gregory There's a reason this book was made into a movie with Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman. Despite being over 400 pages long, it's a dizzying page turner full of deceit, strategy, sex and settings in palaces. It's even better than House of...

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