Beach Reads

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Six Hot Beach Reads For Summer

Summer is time for breaking out your bathing suits and hitting the beach. Whether you’re craving a thriller or tearjerker, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book for every afternoon spent in the sun. Throw one of these page-turners in your beach bag and prepare to lose yourself.

06/23/2014

"Five Days" by Douglas Kennedy (credit: douglaskennedynovelist.com/)

Beach Reads: ‘Five Days’

This week’s summer Beach Reads is the latest from international best-seller Douglas Kennedy.

08/29/2013

"Worthy of Trust and Confidence" by Jerry Ballarotto

Beach Reads: ‘Worthy Of Trust And Confidence’

This week’s summer Beach Reads title is a thriller debut novel that puts forth a new theory about the assassination of JFK.

08/22/2013

"The Secrets Of Lost Cats: One Woman, Twenty Posters and a New Understanding Of Love" by Nancy Davidson

Beach Reads: ‘The Secrets Of Lost Cats’

“The Secrets Of Lost Cats: One Woman, Twenty Posters and a New Understanding Of Love” was inspired by author Nancy Davidson’s search for her lost cat, Zack.

08/15/2013

"Joshua's Ring" by Marie Murphy Duess

Beach Reads: ‘Joshua’s Ring’

“Joshua’s Ring” is the true story of a teenage boy who, after dying from a brief illness, continues to let his mother, Rose, know he’s still around.

08/08/2013

'Hidden Order' by Brad Thor

Beach Reads: ‘Hidden Order’ By Brad Thor

The book centers around the Federal Reserve. If you think the Fed, isn’t interesting fodder for a thriller, check this book out to see just how wrong you are.

07/03/2013

"Children of the Jaracanda Tree" by Sahar Delijani

Beach Reads: ‘Children Of The Jacaranda Tree’ By Sahar Delijani

The book looks at post-revolutionary Iran in the early 1980s and follows the children of the political activists who were jailed.

06/27/2013

"The King's Deception" by Steve Berry

Beach Reads: ‘The King’s Deception’ By Steve Berry

A new thriller from author Steve Berry, featuring his recurring character Cotton Malone is based on the legend that Queen Elizabeth I may not have been who everyone thought SHE was.

06/20/2013

Photo Credit Thinkstock.com

6 New Beach Reads for Summer

There’s nothing better than relaxing at the beach or by the pool with a good book in your hand. This summer kick back with one of these new releases by Lauren Weisberger, Jennifer Weiner and some of our other favorite authors from our sister company Simon & Schuster.

06/15/2013

'The Look of Love' by Bella Andre

Beach Reads: ‘The Look Of Love’ By Bella Andre

Are you heading out to the beach this summer and looking for something to read? WCBS 880 is back with its Beach Reads series. Every Thursday, look for a new recommendation.

06/13/2013

"Broken Harbor" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Broken Harbor’

Today we present the last in our series of summer Beach Reads, and it’s a murder-mystery perfect for that last trip to the shore this weekend.

08/30/2012

"The Inn at Rose Harbor" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Inn At Rose Harbor’

Debbie Macomber’s latest book is called “The Inn at Rose Harbor” and it’s set in the Pacific northwest town of Cedar Cove that many of her readers have grown to love.

08/23/2012

"Imperfect Bliss" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Imperfect Bliss’

In this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, we’re featuring the latest novel from former television writer Susan Fales-Hill. She describes it as “50 Shades of Gray” meets the “Smithsonian Magazine.”

08/16/2012

(credit: Cathi Hanauer)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Gone’

Family, love, success… and the lack of it. That’s the premise of the new novel by New York Times bestselling author Cathi Hanauer.

08/09/2012

(credit: Simon & Schuster)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Black List’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, we’ve got another thriller.

08/02/2012

more