7 Books That Deserve To Be On Your Beach Reading List

When was the last time you read something that wasn’t on your phone screen? You can’t remember? Just what we thought. There is something to be said for the feeling of holding a book in your hands, the smell of the pages that no Kindle or phone will compare with. The next time you find yourself vacationing by a beach, make sure one of these books make its way to your beach bag. With a cocktail by your side, the sand in your toes, and the sea in front of you, what more could one possibly want from life?


1) My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

An exotic location, an eccentric family, and a veritable menagerie of animals; this hilarious autobiography is the perfect holiday read.


2) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

After a wife’s disappearance on her 5th wedding anniversary, dark, grisly details start coming to the surface. This unputdownable psychological thriller will stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page.


3) One More Thing by B.J. Novak

Universally recognised funny man B.J. Novak pens down his take on everything from love to success in this repertoire of witty shorts.


4) Mrs Funnybones by Twinkle Khanna

Through the hilarious collection of anecdotes contained in this book, Twinkle Khanna takes on the various trials and tribulations of the modern Indian woman, all served with dollops of her bitingly caustic wit.


5) Less by Andrew Sean Greer

Take a trip around the world with this 2018 Pulitzer winning globetrotting satire about a man who goes on a trip to avoid dealing with his problems back home. Anybody who says they haven’t thought of doing this at some point, is clearly lying.


6) Meaty by Samantha Irby

Join Samantha is this collection of essays as she takes you through one comic life incident after the other, told in all the glory of her scathing wit.


7) The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

A harrowing tale that tells the story about a childhood game gone awry, this is a book that’ll leave you on the edge of your seat and guessing till the shocking end.

So grab one of these books or all of them and head down to our luxury boutique hotel and Villas in Candolim beach, it’s only a stone’s throw away from Seashell! Book yourself a stay with us now!

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