The Top 4 Beach Reads for Your Next Trip to Casa de Campo
When it comes to having a relaxing vacation, sometimes a beach and a book is all you need. If you find yourself in need of a new beach read for your next trip to Casa de Campo, look no further – these four books will keep you entertained from cover to cover.
1. The Nest: A Novel by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
What would you do if your inheritance was in danger of being taken away? Since landing on bookstands in late March this novel has been a best-seller and a hit with book clubs. Set in New York this drama tells the story of four grown siblings who must come to terms with the fact that the inheritance they counted on may be no more, due of the actions of one of them.
2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
While the main setting of this novel is New Jersey in the early 1990’s, this Pulitzer Prize winning novel is written by a Dominican-American author and incorporates Dominican Republic history – when our country was under the rule of Dictator Rafael Trujillo. This moving story will captivate you, while also helping you learn a little more about the country you’re visiting.
3. Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld
From Clueless to Bridget Jones Diaries and more, there have been a number of retellings of Jane Austin’s beloved books. In the newest iteration, the story of the Bennet family (and Mr. Darcy of course) takes place in modern Cincinnati and involves Masters Degrees and emails in lieu of balls and hand-written letters. It’s got all that you love from the original work, with a fun and modern twist!
4. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
The world’s top-selling mystery novel will have you glad that the beautiful beaches of Casa De Campo, Catalina Island and Saona Island are nothing like the dangerous, deserted island the nefarious characters of this novel find themselves on. As the guests disappear one by one, see if you can figure out who the killer is.
Which book or books will you be bringing to read on the beach on your next vacation to Casa De Campo? Tell us in the comments!