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Beach Read

By Emily Henry
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Publisher Description

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF PEOPLE WE MEET ON VACATION AND BOOK LOVERS!

A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything they believe about happily ever afters.


Augustus Everett is an acclaimed author of literary fiction. January Andrews writes bestselling romance. When she pens a happily ever after, he kills off his entire cast.

They’re polar opposites.

In fact, the only thing they have in common is that for the next three months, they're living in neighboring beach houses, broke, and bogged down with writer's block.

Until, one hazy evening, one thing leads to another and they strike a deal designed to force them out of their creative ruts: Augustus will spend the summer writing something happy, and January will pen the next Great American Novel. She’ll take him on field trips worthy of any rom-com montage, and he’ll take her to interview surviving members of a backwoods death cult (obviously). Everyone will finish a book and no one will fall in love. Really.

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Believable charactersCharacters change and growMulti-layered charactersEasy to readFast-pacedRealistic settingRomantic
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Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“Beach Read wasn’t what I was expecting at all. It was dark-ish and heartbreaking yet equal parts beautiful and uplifting - just like the two main characters. I would have loved to have kept reading January and Gus’s story for much longer.”
Characters change and growLikable charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingEasy to readAddictiveFeel goodHeartbreaking

About Emily Henry

Emily Henry is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation and Beach Read. She studied creative writing at Hope College, and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it. Find her on Instagram @emilyhenrywrites.

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