You’re a bookworm and you got pulled out by your family and friends to hit the beach. You’re thinking of the travel reads and beach books you can bring along with you; but you haven’t got any idea which one to pick! Major crisis, eh? We’ve been there, so let us help.
Here are 13 of your 2018 best travel books:
If you wanna laugh out loud and have #relate moments while being kissed by the sun, Kevin Kwan’s book is sure to get the job done! Situated in Southeast Asia – including Manila – we guarantee a light and fun beach reading sesh!
Reflective yet a fun read? Life of Pi tells the story of a boy, a boat, a tiger, and an adventure of a lifetime. Perfect in between sips of a ice-cold drink or spoonfuls of halo-halo!
Modern-time Desperate Wives? Maybe; but this book exposes the lies Madeline, Celeste, and Jane tell themselves to survive. But here’s the catch: are they the only ones who lie? Right, right?! Read this while getting that henna tattoo in the local tattoo shop in that beach!
Let’s talk about health in a funny way! Doctor-turned-journalist James Hamblin answers your FAQs about health and fitness in his usual witty way. So if you want another reason to skip that beef nachos, grab this book!
The third installment in Lou Clark’s life, Still Me goes further into her (mis)adventures after Will. Find out how she tries to keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam working miles and miles away from him. This one’s what you need if you’re feeling a bit low and the sunny beach is too hot!
Okay, heads up: this is a story of family, secrets, and coping with the ghosts of your past. But while this is emotional, you’ll get soooo touched by the friendship and bond of Rev and Emma that’s tested in never-before-seen ways. Will they survive? Read for yourself!
Best selling author of Confessions of a Shopaholic Sophie Kinsella writes the story of Becky Brandon, an aspiring celebrity stylist for her husband’s boss Sage Seymour. When she got the job and the a-list lifestyle caught up, will she still believe in her dream? A truly must-read chick lit for the chick-on-the-beach!
If you’re looking for a thrilling read and you’re a fan of the Percy Jackson series or Greek mythology in general, you’ll love Circe and her story. She’s born to a god and an alluring mortal, and possess extraordinary powers that can control even the most powerful of all gods, so Zeus sent her in isolation where she lived dangerously but loved mortals too. But when a threat posed itself, she must choose: go back to her divine origins or stay with the mortals she learned to love.
For all the single ladies out there, you might want to get your hands on this book especially when you’re traveling alone and you’re on a journey to self-discovery. You see, Ani has it all; until her past reminds her otherwise. This is a story of the pressure women face today: the pressure to have it all.
Speaking of traveling alone, get this Gretchen Rubin book with you on your next travel! Gretchen knew something was missing despite having everything she (thought) she wanted; so she went on a long quest of personal “travel” as she tries to do different things every month and attempt to appreciate life a lil’ bit better. It’ll get you inspired so when you go back home to the city, you’ll feel recharged as ever!
Now of course travel won’t be travel at all if you don’t have a copy of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love. It’s a classic must have on your reading list on a sunny afternoon in the beach with a glass of cold beverage beside you. Have the time of your life with Elizabeth’s own life. Bonus tip: If your travel destination requires a plane ride, get a copy of the movie tie-in!
Of classics, you won’t want to miss this compilation of literary classics all in one book! And as part of the 70th anniversary celebration, Penguin Classics Library brings you this limited edition collectibles to bring with you on the road to your vacation place!
We’re used to the fairy tales and folk tales we were told back in our childhood; but have you heard of the ones from other countries? Yep, it’s all here in this book! Bring the world with you with these more than 100 stories and love the child in you this summer.
These are exciting travel reads so before you hit the beach, don’t forget to grab your copies because they run out fast!
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