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Best Beach Reads For Summer

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(CBS Philly) — There’s nothing better than relaxing at the beach or by the pool with a good book in your hand. This summer kick back with one of these new releases by our favorite authors from Simon & Schuster.

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Photo Credit Simon and Schuster

REVENGE WEARS PRADA
By: Lauren Weisberger

Revenge Wears Prada is the highly anticipated sequel to the #1 bestselling novel, novel The Devil Wears Prada. Andy Sachs is now running a successful high fashion bridal magazine with fellow ex-Miranda Priestly assistant, Emily Charlton and she’s about to be married. But Miranda, the devil herself, still haunts her every move.

For fans of: The Devil Wears Prada and Confessions of a Shopaholic

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Photo Credit Simon and Schuster

THE BEST OF US
By: Sarah Pekkanen

A group of college friendsicon1 Best Beach Reads For Summer reunite for a 35th birthday at a private villa in Jamaica. The once-in-a-lifetime vacation starts off smoothly – but when a hurricane approaches and tensions rise within the group, paradise hardly seems so grand. You’ll barely get up from your lounge chair as you devour this getaway-gone-wrong!

For fans of: Elin Hildebrand’s The Castaways

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Photo Credit Simon and Schuster

THE NEXT BEST THING
By: Jennifer Weiner

At 23, Ruth Saunders left her childhood home in Massachusetts and headed west with her seventy-year-old grandma in tow, hoping to make it as a screenwriter. Six years later, she has hit the jackpot: the sitcom she wrote has been green lighted, and Ruthie’s going to be the showrunner. But actors, number-crunching executives, an unrequited crush on her boss, and her grandmother’s impending nuptials all threaten her Hollywood happiness. Jennifer Weiner’s latest is the perfect beach read!

For fans of: Jen Lancaster or Emily Giffin

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Photo Credit Simon and Schuster

WALLFLOWER IN BLOOM
By: Claire Cook

From the bestselling author of Must Love Dogs comes an irresistible novel about one woman’s courage to take a leap into the spotlight. Deirdre Griffin’s sometime boyfriend is marrying another woman and her job as a gatekeeper to her high-maintenance, New Age guru brother is less than satisfying. In one impulsive moment, Deirdre uses her brother’s massive online following to get herself voted on as a last-minute Dancing with the Stars replacement. Try as she might, she can’t undo what she’s done, but maybe Dancing with the Stars is just what she needs to get a life all her own.

For fans of: Allison Winn Scotch or Claire Cook’s Must Love Dogs

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