11 Beautiful Beach Covers for the Last of Summer

We can’t believe summer’s almost gone! But to stretch it out just as long as we can, we’ve made a list of eleven gorgeous beach-themed book covers to tide us over. (Geddit? TIDE? I know, I’ll show myself out.)

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Summer’s End

Summer’s End

Mary Alice Monroe

The final Lowcountry Summer book is all about the power of sisterhood, as Harper makes peace with great loss and comes into her own at last.

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Gorilla Beach

Gorilla Beach

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

When you’re this smokin’, winning is a shore thing. . . . Jersey’s sexiest guidettes are back for another scandalous summer at the Shore!

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The Saving Graces

The Saving Graces

Patricia Gaffney

Four dear friends discover that there is no crisis so difficult that friendship can't get them through it.

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That Chesapeake Summer

That Chesapeake Summer

Mariah Stewart

From New York Times bestselling author Mariah Stewart comes the latest book in her celebrated Chesapeake Diaries, a small-town romance series in the tradition of Barbara Freethy, Susan Mallery, and Robyn Carr.

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The Beach

The Beach

Alex Garland

A man slashes his wrists in a Bangkok hostel, leaving behind only a map to "The Beach," a place of beauty so perfect that most assume it doesn't exist. Our hero, Richard, is determined to find it...but can he guess the cost?

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Beautiful Ruins

Beautiful Ruins

Jess Walter

The story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 and resurfaces fifty years later in contemporary Hollywood.

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On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach

Ian McEwan

In 1962, a newly married couple celebrate their wedding and nervously anticipate the night ahead. The decisions they make will change the course of their lives forever...

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The Hurricane Sisters

The Hurricane Sisters

Dorothea Benton Frank

Three Lowcountry sisters have been through more trouble than a hurricane. Can they weather the storms of their personal lives?

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Here’s To Us

Here’s To Us

Elin Hilderbrand

When a man dies and leaves a wife behind, that's a tragedy. But when he dies and leaves THREE behind? That's a heck of a good book.

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Summer Sisters

Summer Sisters

Judy Blume

Two girls grow up close as sisters, spending every summer together on the beach. But one fateful summer leaves them estranged...until now.

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On the Island

On the Island

Tracey Garvis Graves

The scandalous indie bestseller that's a mix of "The Graduate" and "The Blue Lagoon"!

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2 comments so far


  1. Definitely added some of these books to my #TBR list! Love some of these covers

  2. I’m totally guilty of letting a beautiful cover lure me in! Bonus points because the book is usually awesome!

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