“Mission to Paris: A Novel” by Alan Furst
Spy novelist Alan Furst is at it again with this thriller, which takes place in the summer of 1938. The cast of European characters and a whole lot of intrigue in the beginning stages of World War II should help make for a fun beach day.
But if you're depressed and want to read something funny, then you can try…
“I hate everyone … Starting With Me” by Joan Rivers
Rivers makes fun of EVERYONE, so don't pick this one up if you're one of those sensitive people who can't take a [dirty, rude, insensitive] joke. if Rivers can poke fun at herself — which she does frequently here – then you'll be just fine.
But if you really do want a more mysterious read, then try out…
“Gone Girl: A Novel” by Gillian Flynn
Flynn's mystery novel is about a seemingly perfect married couple and what happens when the wife goes missing. The husband must confront the people around him, including his in-laws, but did he have anything to do with her disappearance?
Still too heavy? There's always the latest book by a popular chick lit author…
“The next Best Thing” by Jennifer Weiner
The “In Her Shoes” author's book is about a Hollywood hopeful who wants to become a screenwriter. Her sitcom eventually gets picked up, but living the dream might not be so dreamy after all.