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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

The Beach Trees - Summer Reading

On a lazy summer afternoon, there's nothing like settling in with a refreshing drink and a perfect summer read.  The Beach Trees, by Karen White, is exactly the type of book I'd want to read with my toes buried in the sand, sunglasses slipping down my nose, humidity dampening the pages of the story just slightly.

It has mystery, love, loss, and hope, all mingled with the sensual settings of New Orleans and Biloxi.  See what I thought about The Beach Trees over at the BlogHer Book Club. 

Oh, and I recommend bringing a cool glass of southern sweet tea!
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10 Comments:

  • At August 3, 2011 at 9:44 AM , Anonymous Taming Insanity said...

    I'm a sucker for a Southern set book in the summer.

     
  • At August 3, 2011 at 2:16 PM , Anonymous Elena @NaynaDub said...

    I think I would like this book! I'm terrible at reading and then stopping. I need to be better. Maybe I'll check this one out. Great review over at BlogHer - I always have a heck of a time commenting there.

     
  • At August 3, 2011 at 4:50 PM , Anonymous Kpiccini said...

    I'm with KLZ, I am a sucker for a southern beach read...can't wait to read your review!

     
  • At August 3, 2011 at 8:12 PM , Anonymous shellthings said...

    Sounds like something I would like!

     
  • At August 3, 2011 at 8:48 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    If you're not too scared of me knowing where you live, if you e-mail me your address, I'll send it over when my mom is done reading it!

    I'm a little convinced I should live in the south.  But, alas, I don't.

     
  • At August 3, 2011 at 8:49 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    Thanks Elena!  If KLZ doesn't want the book, you can borrow (or we could start a little book field trip, and it could just travel around.)  I LOVED it.

     
  • At August 3, 2011 at 8:51 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    Let's just send the book around!  It is soooo good.  A little mystery, a little romance, a little history.

     
  • At August 3, 2011 at 8:52 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    I think so!  I will read almost anything and can usually find something positive to say about most books, but The Beach Trees I would 100% recommend.  My mom is actually reading it right now.  I am find with sending it over to anyone that wants to read it. 

     
  • At August 4, 2011 at 11:08 AM , Anonymous Aleta said...

    I'm from New Orleans, so I'm really biased towards books with that back drop :)  Thanks for sharing.  I'll have to check it out!

     
  • At August 4, 2011 at 9:50 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    I've only been once, but we loved it there.  After a few days in New Orleans itself, wee spent a day/evening at Nottoway Plantation and got engaged there, so it will always have a special place in my heart.

     

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