I think that when most people talk about "beach reads," they mean light reading, books that are heavy on action and thrills.
me, vacation reading trends in the opposite direction. Vacation is when
I have the time and leisure to approach a quiet and thoughtful book, or
to dig into a slow, meaty tome. When I've worked all day, I often want a
book that doesn't require intense concentration or considering
philosophical nuances. On vacation, I'm rested enough to read slowly and
But I'm glad there are all kinds of books, for all kinds of moods and seasons.