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Summer Beach Reads for Teachers

Use this list of summer beach reads for teachers to find a great summer book.

Maybe you’re going to the beach, or maybe you’re hanging out in your backyard, but whatever option you have, taking the time to read a good book is a great way to spend an afternoon when you’ve spent the entire year being a busy teacher. 

This list of beach reads for teachers is full of fun and popular romantic comedies, contemporary romance, and women’s fiction. There’s a little something for everyone, no matter your romantic taste. 

So, take your free time this summer and relax with a beach read that is sure to take your mind off of the school year for a bit. 

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Summer Beach Reads for Teachers

The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren

Carey and James work on the home remodelling design team of Melissa and Rusty Tripp, who are about to go on a book tour that is sure to launch them into superstardom. The problem is that Melissa and Rusty can’t stand each other. Can Carey and James keep their bosses’ secrets and jobs – or will romance get in the way?

Part of Your World by Abby Jimenez

Alexis and Daniel come from two different backgrounds, but when Alexis’s car breaks down and Daniel offers to help, one thing leads to another, and they end up having a one-night stand. As they get to know one another, they realize how different their worlds are and wonder if they can ultimately be a part of each other’s world. 

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

When Lily moves to Boston to stay with her brother, she doesn’t expect to meet handsome neurosurgeon Ryle Kincaid. While Lily is pulled towards Ryle, she becomes his one exception to his “no dating” rule. As they become closer, an old flame suddenly appears, and Lily’s past invades her mind again. Don’t forget to read the sequel, It Starts With Us.

While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory

Ben Stephens doesn’t want a serious relationship; he’d rather focus on his advertising job. Anna Gardiner is looking for no distractions and is focusing on acting her way to becoming the next household name. When the two spend time together on an ad campaign for her next movie, distraction and flirtation come into play, and a family emergency leads them to learn more about each other than anyone else. 

People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

Poppy and Alex are complete opposites with nothing in common, but they become best friends anyway. That is until one fateful trip ended up ruining their friendship. But when Poppy is asked about the last time she was truly happy, all she can think about is the last trip with Alex, so she asks him to take one more vacation with her. Can they fix what was ruined? 

The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren

Math wizard and single mom Jess is not into romance or dating. She likes numbers. So when she hears of a new dating app that finds you your soulmate based on your DNA, she signs up – but doesn’t expect to be paired up with stuck-up and stubborn River. Despite her dislike of River, when the dating app offers to pay the financially struggling mom to learn more about River, she jumps at the chance. 

Serena Singh Flips the Script by Sonya Lalli

Serena has a new job at an advertising firm and is confident that she doesn’t need anyone to tell her what to do – this includes shunning the idea of marriage and children, which her mother has always wished for her. As Serena forms a new friendship with a coworker, she is brought back into the world of her friends and family, including old flames, and wonders if her ideal life of being alone is what she truly wants. 

The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews

When Hattie started up a home restoration company with her husband, she never expected that his life would be taken away in a motorcycle accident, leaving her heartbroken. Still determined to follow her dreams, Hattie uses the insurance money to buy and flip homes until she’s approached to star in the next reality home renovation show alongside a handsome male lead. Could Hattie get another chance at happily ever after?

The Last Summer by Karen Swan

In this sweeping historical romance, Effie Gillies is happy with her life on the island of St. Kilda until she meets Lord Sholto, the heir to the Earl of Dumfries. Their attraction is instantaneous, and love could be on the horizon. Following the real-life 1930 evacuation of St. Kilda villagers to mainland Scotland, the forbidden love story of two people separated by class will leave you wanting more.

The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand

Nantucket matchmaker Dabney Kimball Beech has a gift like no other when it comes to matchmaking – except when it comes to herself. That is until an old flame comes back to town decades after leaving. Could this lead to a second-chance romance? But with time not on Dabney’s side, can she find matches for the people she loves most and happiness for herself before it’s too late? 

A Week at the Shore by Barbara Delinsky

Mallory hasn’t been back to her family’s beach home for nearly 20 years, but when a phone call brings her back, she is back there on the beach, along with her daughter Joy. Will she be able to rekindle the friendship she once had with her estranged sisters? And will Joy get the family and connection she’s always wanted? 

I hope this list of beach reads for teachers helps you find a great book to soak up the sun, recharge your battery, and enjoy the hot, relaxing summer days. 

Are you looking for more books recommended for teachers? Here are some more recommendations for books that are great for when you want to take a break: 

This blog post, Book Recommendations For Teachers, offers more recommendations and even some professional development books to read. 

If you’re looking for Middle School or High School book recommendations, check out these two blog posts: Best Middle School Book Recommendations and High School Book Recommendations.

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