ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Summer Beach Reads For Teens

Updated on June 25, 2014

Girl Reading On Dock


Quote from "Heading off to the beach..."

"So check out this short list of teen lit books and maybe you'll find one for you to enjoy and relax on the beach with."

Heading off to the beach...

... and you haven't found a good book to read while you lounge on the beach yet! You've been meaning to download an ebook for your kindle fire or to stop by the nearest book store to pick up a good beach read, but you didn't know where to start! It's been a crazy, busy summer after all for you what with all the things you have going on. Whether it's working a summer job, or looking at colleges, or hanging out with your friends, or trying to get the attention of someone you've been really into it for the last year you've pretty much exhausted your time to research a good book to pick up! So check out this short list of teen lit books and maybe you'll find one for you to enjoy and relax on the beach with.

"The Fault In Our Stars"

  • Written by John Green
  • Sixteen year old Hazel has terminal cancer. She has a few more years to live, but she knows she will inevitably die from her cancer. She begins to go to a support group and meets Augustus Waters, a cancer survivor. Things begins to change for her once she meets him.
  • New York Times Bestseller
  • A movie currently in theaters is based on this book.

"The Fault In Our Stars" Trailer


  • Written by the bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater
  • Cole goes to California to get back Isabel because he needs her back after she leaves him and starts a new life for herself. Will he be able to get her back though? After all he is a wolf...
  • This is a spin off of the author's Shiver Series, so you don't necessarily have to read the other three Shiver books, but it may help you better understand who Cole is.

"Shiver" Book Trailer



  • Written by Katherine Howe, a New York Times Bestselling Author
  • St. Joan's Academy begins to have an outbreak of a mystery illness among the students. Seizures, violent coughing, and hair loss are some of their symptoms. Are they cracking from the pressure of college applications? Are they sick with something unknown? Are they faking it? Colleen is a student at the school and has been reading "The Crucible". She realizes that three centuries ago their city was once Salem, the very same place where young women had a very similar ailment as to what is presently happening at her school.
  • This is a mystery genre book.

"The Crucible" Movie Trailer

"City of Heavenly Fire"

"City of Heavenly Fire"

  • Written by Cassandra Clare
  • Conclusion to "The Mortal Instruments Series".
  • Shadowhunters and demons face one another in this final book. Clary, Jace, Simon, and the rest of their allies battle Sebastion who has begun to turn Shadowhunters into dark beings called the Endarkened. Who will survive?
  • If you are new to "The Mortal Instruments" check out the first book "City of Bones" before this one.

"City of Bones"

"City of Bones" Movie Trailer

"The Queen of the Tearling"

"The Queen of the Tearling"

  • Written by Erika Johansen
  • A princess in a futuristic place that was established to be free of modern advancements must take back her deceased mother's throne, learn to rule, and stop the Red Queen.

"Queen of the Tearling" Emma Watson Possibly to Star in Movie Adaption

"Far Far Away"

  • Written by Tom McNeal
  • Outcast Jeremy can hear the voice of Jacob Grimm in his head. Jacob is caught somehow between worlds and seems to be trying to protect him from something evil coming. One day a girl named Ginger eats a bewitched cake and falls in love with Jeremy and Jacob can no longer protect him from the oncoming evil.
  • This is similar to the dark fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm only with a modern setting.

"Far Far Away" Book Trailer

"Clockwork Princess"

  • Written by Cassandra Clare.
  • Part of "The Infernal Devices Series"
  • At the London Shadowhunters Institute Tessa Gray is abducted by Mortmain and Jem and Will even though both of them are in love with her will do anything to rescue her. Although there are forces attempting to rescue her, Tessa knows she must save herself before Mortmain's army destroys all.
  • This is the last book in "The Infernal Devices Series". If you've never read them before you might want to start with the first book in the series: "Clockwork Angel".

"Clockwork Princess" Book Trailer

Boy Reading By Water


Which one of these books will you dive into this summer?

Which one of these books will you dive into this summer?

See results

Reading on Beach


Summer Beach Reads For Teens

Cast your vote for Summer Beach Reads For Teens


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)