Nothing says summer like a day at the beach with a tote full of books. Check out the picks I shared on
Boston's Fox Morning News for great escapes through reading. The list has something for everyone in your family.
The Forever Marriage by Ann Bauer The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D by Nichole Bernier Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Mission to Paris by Alan Furst Against Wind and Tide by Anne Morrow Lindbergh The Storytelling Animal by Jonathan Gottschall Fenway Fever by John H. Ritter One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long & David Shannon The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
There are so many great titles out this time of year, I had trouble narrowing the list down to ten.
For more reading pleasure, check out the following selections. And feel free to share your favorites in the comments section.
MORE OF LYNNE’S SUMMER READING SUGGESTIONS FICTION: Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead An Unexpected Guest by Anne Korkeakivi The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani Wild by Cheryl Strayed NONFICTION: The Receptionist by Janet Groth I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag by Jennifer Gilbert Dinner: A Love Story by Jenny Rosenstrach NOW IN PAPERBACK: Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh FOR YOUNG READERS: Deadend at Norvelt by Jack Gantos Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer
Lynne Griffin is the author of the family novels Sea Escape and Life Without Summer and the parenting guide Negotiation Generation. You can find her online here: www.LynneGriffin.com, and at www.twitter.com/Lynne_Griffin and at www.facebook.com/LynneGriffin.