"Top Ten Tuesday" is an original feature/weekly meme created on the blog "The Broke and the Bookish". This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at "The Broke and the Bookish". Since I am just as fond of them as they are, I jump at the chance to share my lists with them! Have a look at their page, there are lots of other bloggers who share their lists here.
June 3: Top Ten Books That Should Be In Your Beach Bag or Ten Books That Will Be In My Beach Bag This Summer
Since most people consider beach reads "easier" book, I have tried to put together a list of my "lighter" novels. That doesn't necessarily mean those are the books I would take on holidays, I like a challenge, especially in the holidays. My selection includes several different kind of books but none of them is over 500 pages (which is usually the size of a book where the fun starts fro me) or is older than a hundred years old. They are all easy to read and easy to digest, I think. If they are the beginning of a series, I have only mentioned the first and indicated that there is a series. There is only You will find more information in the link.
- Brown, Rita Mae "Six of One" (The Hunsenmeir Trilogy)
- Chevalier, Tracy "The Virgin Blue"
- Ephron, Nora "I Feel Bad About My Neck And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman"
- Fforde, Jasper "The Eyre Affair" (Thursday Next series)
- Hanff, Helene "84 Charing Cross Road" (and "The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street")
- Hislop, Victoria "The Thread"
- McCall Smith, Alexander "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" (The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series)
- Ruiz Zafón, Carlos "Marina"
- Scott, Mary "Breakfast at Six" (Susan and Larry series)
- Vreeland, Susan "Girl in Hyacinth Blue"