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10 Books to Bring to The Beach This Summer

The long, hot summer might be coming to an end, but there is still enough time to squeeze in some late-summer reads before fall. For those binge readers, who prefer to devour a book in one sitting, we have selected ten short story collections that will offer a much-needed fix for your literary cravings.

10 Books to Bring to The Beach This Summer

Summer has finally arrived and it is time to plan your perfect vacation. No matter where you are headed, all you need is a pair of sunglasses, a straw hat and a gripping book to complete the look. From psychological thrillers and classic adventures to a sweeping romance, these ten juicy beach reads are guaranteed to whisk you away on a dizzying trip round the world!

Spring Romance Books

Anyone who has ever experienced an all-consuming love remembers that feeling of euphoria that can only be compared to nature, which awakens from long lethargic sleep and suddenly springs to life. The true magic of this season lies in its ability to rejuvenate our hearts and fill our souls with joyful anticipation of a new chapter in our lives.

12 Brilliant Books That Will Change Your Life

Anyone who has ever held a brand new book for the first time remembers that sweet anticipation of getting lost in a story. And as the allure of the unknown takes the better of us, we sink our teeth into a compelling plot sometimes overlooking those hidden messages left for us to decipher. These 12 thought-provoking stories have all the potential to shake your core beliefs, making you question the meaning of life. You will never look at these books the same way ever again.

15 Valentines Day Gifts for Book-Lovers

"To give and not expect return, that is what lies at the heart of love."- Oscar Wilde

12 Books to Read before They Become Movies in 2017

Having earned their reputation long before they caught the eye of screenwriters, these critically acclaimed stories are finally hitting the big screen. From classic tales to taut thrillers, these books-turned-movies will satisfy both book lovers and avid moviegoers alike.

12 Books of Christmas

When it comes to spreading the festive cheer, nothing quite compares to these timeless tales guaranteed to leave the readers with that warm and fuzzy feeling inside. From epic adventures to cautionary tales, here is our choice of the best children’s books for all ages.

10 Fictional Characters That Will Keep You Entertained This Christmas

From feisty and exuberant to outright peculiar, these ten book characters jump off the pages of your favourite books to provide you with the first-class entertainment during this festive season.

13 Scary Stories to Haunt You this Halloween

It is that time of the year again, when the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead become blurred. With Halloween looming, restless ghosts, insatiable immortals and other creatures of the night transcend from another world to roam freely among us. For those of you who would rather chase the shadows in books, we have selected 13 spine-chilling stories to fuel your imagination. Best read in the candle-lit room past midnight.

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Roald Dahl at 100: The Greatest 10 Books of All Time

12 High School Books You Should Re-read as an Adult

150 Years of Beatrix Potter

13 Books for Yours Summer Vacation

Shakespeare 400: 10 Best Plays of All Time

Spring Break 2016

10 Inspirational Women who Broke the Rules

12 Must-read Books for Black History Month

The 12 Most Anticipated Books-to-Movie Adaptations of 2016

The Best 15 Gifts for Book-Lovers

13 Halloween Stories

Alice is 150: iconic illustrations of Wonderland across the centuries

Young Adult Novels

12 Books to Pack on your Trip Around the World

Beach Reads:10 Free Books to Enjoy on Your Summer Vacation

Easter Stories

10 classic stories that will rock your mum's world!

Roses are Red...

Read These Books Before They Hit the Big Screen in 2015

Christmas Feel Good Books

Ten Books to Warm up your Winter

Halloween Gory Stories

A Fresh Start

Best holiday books to read this summer

12 books that will challenge your perception of the Revolution

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