Community Tells All: Best Beach Reads of the Summer

Community Tells All? What does that even mean? Amigas, welcome to the newest series here on ReInventing50’s. Community Tells All is a new series where the ReInventing50’s community has the opportunity to help me write a blog post. I am so excited to to start this new journey with you all, and cultivate community through posts like this. If you do not follow me on Instagram, you should go do that, so you can contribute to these blog posts. In today’s post “Community Tells All: Best Beach Reads of the Summer”, I am featuring our community’s most popular book suggestions. So, without further ado, let’s get started!

  1. Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

  2. Fall of Giants by Ken Follett (@simplehealthnut)

  3. The Jetsetters: A Novel by Amanda Eyre Ward

  4. Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner (@simplehealthnut)

  5. The Lemonade Year by Amy Willoughby-Burle

  6. Get Over Your Damn Self by Romi Neustadt

  7. The Guest List: A Novel by Lucy Foley (@thezobkiwbrenda)

  8. Milieu Magazine (@susie.wright)

  9. Friends and Strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan

  10. The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines (@typicalmaz)

These books are all great choices for your next day at the beach. I will make this post shop-able, so you can have easy access to purchasing them. I want to give a HUGE thank you to the all of the amazing women who responded and helped us cultivate this list of fabulous books for our community. If you did not get the chance to contribute to this blog post, but you would like to be featured in another post, go follow me on Instagram. You can turn on my Instagram story notifications too, so you can be the first to respond next time we do a post like this one!

Thank you for stopping by today, dolls. I hope Community Tells All: Best Beach Reads of the Summer has inspired you to pick up a book, and relax in the sand. Looking for some more book suggestions? Check out this blog post.


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