along for the ride

If you’re anything like us, the first thing you think when heading out to the beach is, “What am I going to bring to READ?” We spent a lot of time putting together the perfect summer book stack, and it can be yours! Enter our Summer Beach Bag sweepstakes on Pinterest for a chance to win!

The same society, I might add, that dictates that little girls should always be sugar and spice and everything nice, which encourages them to not be assertive. And that, in turn, then leads to low self-esteem, which can lead to eating disorders and increased tolerance and acceptance of domestic, sexual, and substance abuse.
—  Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride
It’s the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth. When something’s difficult to come by, you’ll do that much more to make sure it’s even harder – if not impossible – to lose.
—  Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

A couple of YA recommendations for beach reading! 

LOCAL GIRLS by Caroline Zancan (releases June 30)
ENDLESS SUMMER by Jennifer Echols
ALONG FOR THE RIDE by Sarah Dessen