Three to Read | June 8

Three to Read | June 8

Bookworm Sairose gives insight on upcoming books in Bookstrs’ Three to Read series, where she gives you three book recommendations based on three categories: Hot Pick, Beach Read, and Dark Horse.

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 6/27/19

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 6/27/19

Recommendations

The weather’s not the only thing getting hotter! This week, we’ve got some highly-acclaimed summer crime novels that simmer with drama and tension—unreliable narrators, creative play with chronology, paranoia, and rich character development that’s guaranteed to knock you off your feet (that is, if the beach waves don’t get you first). Just because YOU’RE relaxing doesn’t mean your beach read has to be, and these heart-pounding thrillers will leave you at a loss for words… unless the words, of course, are “more please!” And let’s not forget, it’s still LGBT+ Pride Month: this week, we’re bringing you one of the …

Lire à la Plage: French Seaside Libraries Serve Book-Loving Beach-Goers!

Lire à la Plage: French Seaside Libraries Serve Book-Loving Beach-Goers!

Book Culture

Do you see the redness in the featured image? Yasss! it’s a sign of Lire à la Plage, a booming services offered on the French coasts over the last decade.    The service is offered by twelve French resorts where authorities have set up library beach-huts with orange slanted roof and red beach chairs. Open every day between 2pm and 7pm, from July 7 to Aug 26, each of the wooden huts has been equipped with 1,000 books, novels, poetry, and manga, for beach-goers of all ages.   Since Normandy launched “Lire à la Plage” (Read At The Beach) project in 2005, the fantastic idea …