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Ten 2017 Beach Reads For Your Hilton Head Island Vacation

By Hilton Head Insider

What’s the recipe for a perfect vacation? Striking the right balance between fun and relaxation. On Hilton Head Island, there’s plenty to do. And that includes doing nothing at all! Part of embracing #LowcountryLife is moving at a slower pace. Stopping to smell the roses. Wiling away a sunny afternoon at the beach, or lounging poolside with a cocktail in hand.

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg,

This dark comedy about a flawed heroine is a witty and fast read, perfect for an afternoon spent poolside. This is Attenberg’s sixth book, her most famous being 2012’s New York Times Bestseller The Middlesteins. If you’ve enjoyed her past work, or are a fan of shows like Sex and the City or Girls, give this novel a try.

Celine: A Novel by Peter Heller.

The newest offering from the author of the bestselling The Dog Stars is a page-turner. Celine is the suspenseful tale of a wealthy, elderly private eye hired to investigate the mysterious death of a young woman’s father. The beautiful writing and quirky characters of this novel will pull you in while you relax on the beach.

Into The Water by Paula Hawkins

The latest novel by the author of The Girl on the Train will appeal to fans of Gone Girl-style thrillers. In Into The Water, two women are found dead at the bottom of a river during the same summer. The surprising twists and addictive anticipation of this psychological thriller mean you won’t want to put it down. Luckily, when you’re on vacation you don’t have to.

The Young Wives Club: A Novel by Julie Pennell

Julie Pennell’s debut novel likens itself to Desperate Housewives and The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. The story follows the love lives and friendships of four Louisiana women. It’s the perfect vacation pick for readers desiring something warm and uplifting.

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