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9 Great Beach Reads

This is the season of the beach read. But no matter how you plan to spend the long, lazy days of summer — on the beach, by a pool, or on the Great Lawn in Central Park — you should have a good book in your tote bag. We tapped into the experts at Amazon Books at The Shops at Columbus Circle, who gave us their picks for this summer's best page-turners.

The Perfect Mother - Aimee Molloy - If you love Liane Moriarty, You'll love The Perfect Mother
Bill Clintin and James Patterson - The President is Missing - A Novel - The political Thriller of the decade. Lee Child.
A Devil Wears Prada Novel - When Life Gives you LuLuLemons - Lauren Weisberg - Entertainment Exclusive

For Thriller Seekers: “The Perfect Mother” by Aimee Molloy

This instant New York Times bestseller about a group of Brooklyn moms has already been adapted into a movie starring Kerry Washington.

For Political Buffs: “The President is Missing” by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

President Bill Clinton and author James Patterson, who holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers, teamed up to write this whodunit.

For Prada-Wearing Devils: “When Life Gives You Lululemons” by Lauren Weisberger

The girls from "The Devil Wears Prada" are back, and now they're living in the burbs and wearing Lululemon (coming soon to The Shops at Columbus Circle).

Marriage Vacation - A Novel - From the hit TV Land series Younger - Pauline Turner Brooks
Ruth Ware - Number 1 New york times bestselling author of the woman in cabin 10 - Instant New York Times bestseller - The Death of Mrs. Westaway
New York Bestselling Author of I don't know how she does it - Allison Pearson - how hard can it be? A novel

For Pop-Culture Junkies: “Marriage Vacation” by Pauline Brooks

If you're a fan of the TV show "Younger," about a mom masquerading as a millennial book editor, then you’ll love "Marriage Vacation." This is the book from the show.

For Mystery Mavens: “The Death of Mrs. Westaway” by Ruth Ware

This nail-biter from a New York Times bestselling author involves a mysterious letter, an inheritance, a funeral, and a tarot-card reader.

For Chick-Lit Lovers: “How Hard Can It Be: A Novel” by Allison Pearson

If you followed the adventures of Kate Reddy in “I Don't Know How She Does It,” you’ll want to see what she’s up to now in this follow-up book.

National Bestseller - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize - I recommend it with my whole heart - Ann Patchett - Less - Andrew Sean Greer
A novel - Elin Hilderbrand - The Perfect Couple - Author of the bestseller The Identicals
New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde - A Novel - Heaven Adjacent

For Comedy Fans: “Less: A Novel” by Andrew Sean Greer

This romantic comedy about a writer who goes traveling instead of going to a wedding has already snagged the Pulitzer Prize. So you know it's going to be good.

For Bridezillas: “The Perfect Couple” by Elin Hilderbrand

This is the story of a wedding gone wrong — very wrong. A dead body floats ashore just hours before the nuptials. Suddenly, everyone is a suspect.

For the Workaholic: “Heaven Adjacent” by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Roseanna Chaldecott is a high-powered Manhattan attorney until the death of her best friend inspires her to get off the fast track and live a very different life.

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