Beach Reads

Whether you want frothy fun, gripping suspense, twisty mystery, swoon-worthy romance, or a sizzling blockbuster, these page-turners are perfect for your lounge chair or beach towel. Just don't forget the sunscreen! 

Browse Beach Reads

Rollicking, magical tale of girl who joins pirate crew.
By Caroline Carlson
(2013)
Modernized Greek myths meet fast-paced adventure.
By Rick Riordan
(2005)
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Tween girls learn to accept change in light summer read.
By Lisa Greenwald
(2014)
Captivating story of resilient girls has some dark moments.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2012)
Sweet, funny When Harry Met Sally romance for teens.
By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2014)
Exciting start to teen fantasy series in urban setting.
By Cassandra Clare
(2008)
Sweet, smart romance is perfect vacation reading.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2014)
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
Surfer girl fears first-love wipeout in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2014)
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Manga, art, and life lessons in topnotch mystery adventure.
By Diana Renn
(2012)
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
Romantic beach read with kooky premise and solid messages.
By Kasie West
(2015)
Teens are the pawns of evil adults in violent dystopia.
By James Dashner
(2009)
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Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
By Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki
(2014)
Funny, gritty, and powerful novel of growing up on the rez.
By Sherman Alexie
(2007)
Teen grows beyond dysfunctional family in romantic outing.
By Sarah Dessen
(2009)
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Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
Heartrending love story told by teen dying of cancer.
By John Green
(2012)
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Touching senior-year novel encourages self-reflection.
By Jessi Kirby
(2013)
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Well-written romance about teen accepting change.
By Deb Caletti
(2012)
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Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
Sentimental romance perfect for teen summer beach reading.
By Huntley Fitzpatrick
(2014)
Steamy beach read with serious issues, including cancer.
By Lurlene McDaniel
(2013)
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Exciting, provocative dystopian novel will make teens think.
By Cory Doctorow
(2008)