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List of 2016 summer beach reads

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A day at the beach can be relaxing. A cool breeze and a refreshing drink, the only thing missing in the picture is a good book.

Leigh Haber, books editor of "O, The Oprah Magazine" has a few picks:

  • "Grunt" by Mary Roach
  • "I Almost Forgot About You" by Terry McMillan
  • "Paul McCartney" Phillip Norman
  • "I’m Just a Person" by Tig Notaro
  • "Smoke" by Dan Vyleta
  • "The Mandibles" by Lionel Shriver
  • "Charcoal Joe" by Walter Mosely
  • "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi
  • "The Girls" by Emma Cline
  • "The Hour of the Land" by Terry Tempest Williams
  • "In The Dark Room" by Susan Faludi
  • "The Second Life of Nick Mason" by Steve Hamilton
  • "Before The Fall" by Noah Hawley