Nancy Thayer’s ‘Surfside Sisters’ Hits Beaches This Summer

Girls at play on beach

As children, they were inseparable. But that was ages ago. Will these Surfside Sisters be able to make amends this summer? (Photo by Todd, Flickr)

Stepping. Nell. Three Women at the Water’s Edge. With each new novel, Nancy Thayer captivates readers with stories about determined women and the tough choices they must make when it comes to family, friendship, and love. I have been a Nancy Thayer fan ever since I read 1991’s Everlasting, an enthralling tale based in a world of flowers that still remains on my list of favorite books. So I’m always excited when she releases a new novel, and this summer’s Surfside Sisters sounds like it is going to be my next great beach read. Read more of this post

Find Danger and Mystery in Luxurious ‘Cocoa Beach’ [REVIEW]

Cocoa Beach

Along the Florida coast, a young widow learns to stand firm in the face of adversity in Beatriz Williams’ Cocoa Beach. (Photo courtesy Justin Henry, Flickr)

When a young mother suddenly becomes a widow, she is left as the sole beneficiary of her husband’s Florida estate. As she learns to navigate a corporation she knows nothing about, she must also raise her daughter and deal with greedy relatives in a tropical boomtown she’s never visited in Beatriz Williams’ gripping novel, Cocoa Beach.  Read more of this post

Enter To Win Six Summer Beach Reads! [CONTEST]

Woman reading in summer

Tell Jathan and Heather what your favorite summer read was for a chance to win six free books! (Photo by Philipp, Flickr)

What can be more relaxing than spending a summer at the beach getting lost in a delicious novel? Even if you can’t make it to the beach, you’re going to want to win our collection of six free romantic reads!

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Harlequin to send one of our lucky readers a box of six books hot off the press by some of America’s favorite authors. Enter now! Read more of this post