05/30/2016 01:18 EDT | Updated 05/30/2016 03:59 EDT

25 Summer Books You Can Take To The Beach


The sun's out, the patios are booming and the beaches are filling up fast.

Yup, it's time to bust out those summer books you've been aching to read and good news: we've picked out a great list of the best reads you'll come across this summer.

From New York Times listed prize winners to debuts novels, these 25 books are sure to delight everyone, whether you're in the mood for a thriller, a mystery, short stories, some sci-fi, juicy chick-lit or just some good old fashioned fiction.

So go outside, relax and crack open a good book. We'll see you in the fall.

Summer Books 2016