Beach Listens for Adults
Collection Development Relax at the Beach with Audiobooks

It’s that time of year when trips to the beach and basking in sunshine are a frequent occurrence. Encourage your patrons to plug into audiobooks so they can read and enjoy the scenery at the same time. From fast-paced thrillers to breezy women’s fiction, you’ll find something for each of your patrons to listen to:

Do This for Me
Author: Eliza Kennedy
Read by: Eliza Kennedy
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
With her dream job, her loving (and famous) husband, and amazing twin daughters, Raney Moore has it all figured out. Or so she thinks. One day, a bombshell phone call throws Raney’s well-ordered existence into chaos.
Dreams of Falling
Author: Karen White
Read By: Shannon McManus, Cassandra Campbell and Susan Larkin
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
Larkin Lanier has to return home—a place she both loves and dreads—to help her mother, who was found badly injured and unconscious at the burned-out wreckage of the ancestral plantation. As Larkin digs for answers, she uncovers secrets kept for nearly fifty years.
The High Season
Author: Judy Blundell
Read by: Julia Whelan
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
In order to afford her beach house, Ruthie Beamish has to rent it out for the summer. This year, the renters bring some drama. By the end of this unforgettable summer, nothing will be the same.
The House Swap
Author: Rebecca Fleet
Read By: Elizabeth Knowelden and Elliot Hill
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
A hypnotic domestic-noir novel in which a house swap is the eerie backdrop to a crumbling marriage, a torrid affair, and the fatal consequences that unfold.
The Glitch
Author: Elisabeth Cohen
Read by: Cassandra Campbell
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
The story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her overscheduled, overstaffed, overworked life.
Love and Ruin
Author: Paula McLain
Read by: January LaVoy
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
A novel about Ernest Hemingway and his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century.
Star of the North
Author: D. B. John
Read By: Linda Park and D. B. John
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
An explosive thriller about a woman trying to rescue her twin sister from captivity in North Korea, and the North Korean citizens with whom she forms an unlikely alliance.
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