5 Books for Your Beach Bag

The recipe for the perfect summer is pretty simple: nothing to do but stretch out in the sun with a good book (or three). If you need a little beach read inspo, our team has put together a list of 5 books we think you should have in your beach bag this summer (though maybe not all at once…).

1. The Creative Act: A Way of Being by Rick Rubin

In this New York Times best seller, Rick Rubin, the co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, distills a lifetime of creativity into an inspiring read that demystifies the creative act, making it accessible to all.

2. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joël Dicker

This award-winning page-turner is equal parts thriller and mystery. This modern take on the classic ‘whodunit’ has been translated from the original French into 32 languages if that’s any indication of its popularity.

3. Good Material by Dolly Alderton

Dubbed ‘the instant Sunday Times best seller’, this romance is funny yet insightful. For those looking for both a little cry and a happy ending, this is your book.

4. Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian Weiss

Written by renowned psychotherapist, Dr. Brian Weiss, this book details the core-shaking true story of one of his patients. Exploring the ‘space between lives’, this book takes a look at past-life therapy and the unseen world that links us together.

5. Parade by Rachel Cusk

Bending and redefining fiction once again, Rachel Cusk, the author of the Outline trilogy, releases a breathtaking and experimental novel about art, observation and storytelling.

Thanks socks much for reading!

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