The 10 Best Summer Beach Reads of 2022

While you pack for the beach this year, make sure to bring a paperback or Kindle to read while you sunbathe on the beaches of Maui. If you don’t get much time during the year to check books off on your to-read list, make sure to make time to finish these 2022 summer beach reads.

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Top 10 Summer Beach Reads for 2022

Lessons in Chemistry – Bonnie Garmus

Elizabeth Zott is a chemist, but she’s also a woman in the 1960’s, which means her career and her love life are at the mercy of powerful men. This is a story of love lost and found, challenging the status quo, and finding your place in the world, even when the world doesn’t agree with what that is.

Memphis – Tara M. Stringfellow

Memphis is the story of a Southern Black family, which paints a story about inheritance, the complexity of life, and love.

The Lifeguard – Amanda Eyre Ward

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Jetsetters, The Lifeguards focus on the bond between three mothers and their sons set during one defining summer.

The Change – Kirsten Miller

Set on the rocky shores of Long Island, NY, The Change centers around three women going through a bit of a midlife change.

Book Lovers – Emily Henry

Nora Stephens is a passionate literary agent who takes a monthlong summer trip to Sunshine Falls, NC, with her little sister Libby in Book Lovers.

Yerba Buena – Nina LaCour

At once exquisite and expansive, astonishing in its humanity and heart, Yerba Buena is a love story for our time and a propulsive journey through the lives of two women finding their way in the world.

Forbidden City – Vanessa Hua

A teenage girl (Mei) is picked to join a prestigious dance troupe in the capital city of Beijing, China, a year before the Cultural Revolution. Forbidden City follows her journey from a peasant girl to one filled with ambition in this provocative story set in 1960s China.

Keya Das’s Second Act – Sopan Deb

Keya Das’s Second Act is a heartwarming story centered around a Bengali-American family discovering their family roots through a box in the attic of their New Jersey suburban home.

Hurricane Girl – Marcy Dermansky

A gripping, provocative novel that walks a knife’s edge between comedy and horror, Hurricane Girl is the work of a singular talent, a novelist unafraid to explore the intersection of love, sex, violence, and freedom–while celebrating the true joy that can be found in a great swim and a good turkey sandwich.

All Good People Here – Ashley Flowers

In the propulsive debut novel from the host of the #1 true crime podcast “Crime Junkie,” a journalist uncovers her hometown’s dark secrets when she becomes obsessed with the unsolved murder of her childhood neighbor—and the disappearance of another girl twenty years later.

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When you are done tanning and reading on the beautiful beaches of Maui, take a shower and relax at your PMI Maui vacation rental!

PMI Maui offers the best selection of luxury vacation rentals on the island. Whether you’re looking for cozy condo for two or space for a large family, you’ll find it in our collection. Plus, all of our accommodations come with fully stocked kitchens and amenities like linens, beach chairs, coolers, and more.  

Pack your bags and get ready to make merry! We look forward to welcoming you to Maui soon.