Books for the beach

Books that I might read while lounging on the beach:

The Betrayal by Pati Nagle:  fantasy, RWA book
Her One Desire by Kimberly Killion: historical, RWA book
Rescue Me by Christy Reece: romantic suspense/adventure, RWA book
Lord of Pleasure by Delilah Marvelle: historical, RWA book
Nightkeepers by Jessica Andersen:  paranormal, not a RWA book but picked up from HPB because I got the second book of the series at RWA and must read in order
Written on Your Skin by Meredith Duran: historical, not RWA book
Demon Bound by Meljean Brook: paranormal, pulled off the TBR pile
Mistress of the Art of Death by Arianna Franklin: mystery, pulled off the TBR pile A+
Packing the Heat by Penny McCall:  romantic suspense, RWA book (DNF)
Hill Country Christmas by Laurie Kingery:  historical inspiractional, RWA book  (DNF: characters blathering about god providing when the heroine is destitute hit a really sore spot for me; their attitude was, don’t you worry, honey, god will fix things and you’ll be taken care of.  Screw that — take care of yourself without expecting miracles.)

Also, I am a moron.  Bought a 1,000 piece puzzle of "Las Meninas" specifically to do while on vacation at the beach.  I’m at the beach.  Where is the puzzle?  On the table at home, where I left sitting out so I wouldn’t forget to pack it.  Dammit.

Also:  Dear Atlantic Ocean, I have missed you.  I never realize how much until I can smell the ocean air, then feel the sand under my feet and the shriek of gulls and pounding of waves.



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2 responses to “Books for the beach

  1. Ditto about the ocean. I’ve lived next to it (like, 5 minutes from the beach) my entire life, and I didn’t realise how much I was missing it when I lived in Nottingham. Here in Liverpool I’d have to take the train North to get to an actual beach, but at least I can hear the seagulls, and that makes all the difference.
    Love the idea about a Las Meninas puzzle. I love them, I recently bought this one: to make on the next rainy weekend.

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