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Beach Read

By Emily Henry
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Publisher Description


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.

20745 Reviews

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Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“Emily Henry has quickly become one of my favorite feel good, romcom authors. I fell in love with her writing with Book Lovers and this book gave the exact same vibes. Two authors, both with shaken pasts, on self-discovery journeys. And, of course, fall in love along the way. Super captivating. A beautiful story of growth and healing. The spice was an added bonus and not overpowering. I adored this book!”
Characters change and growLikable charactersMulti-layered charactersBeautifully writtenFunny writingAddictiveBeautiful settingFeel goodRomantic
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“I can’t believe I how long I put this book off for!!!! This is my first Emily Henry book and I will definitely be reading all of her books!! I loved Gus and Januarys relationship!! The ending perfection!!!!!! The topics the book touches on is amazing!!!🤩 and again I looooved Gus!!! And January!!!!!”
Characters change and growBeautifully writtenOriginal writingAddictiveBeautiful settingRealistic settingFeel goodHeartbreakingRomanticThought-provoking

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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