Sunday, June 27, 2010
Perfect Beach Reads
Lost in Books is going to the beach and wants to know which books to pack. I recommend:
1. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell - I read part of this on my tropical honeymoon and I gave it to my niece to read on her honeymoon in Jamaica. It's an easy book to get lost in!
2. Looking After Pigeon by Maud Carol Markson - takes place in a house on the Jersey Shore (not to be confused with the t.v. show version). I imagine it would be nice to be comforted by the ocean while reading this sad-ish tale.
3. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis - I started reading this book at the beach a few years ago. At the beginning Lucy gets sucked into the ocean through a painting and has to swim to a ship. The description ran through my mind when I flipped over on my boogie board and had to swim for shore.
I also read The Other Side of the Story by Marian Keyes at the beach once. It's my favorite of hers: