Posts tagged “beach reads”

  1. “Beach read” is right up there with "guilty pleasure" on the list of book-related phrases I wrinkle my nose at. Partly because I live in Kansas, where beaches are absent; partly because, in my experience, the concept is gendered: men don't have to wait for warm weather to mainline mass-market thrillers, but women are often assumed to spend the rest of the year on sad historicals and "I did a thing for a year" memoirs. You…

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