BETHEL, Conn. -- Everyone's idea of a good beach read differs. Are you a mystery person? Prefer romance? A little science fiction perhaps?
Sure, you can see what a computer (aka Amazon) picks for you, or you can go the local angle. Alice Hutchinson, owner of Byrd's Books in Bethel, gave us her top four suggestions.
- Into the Water by Paula Hawkins: The author of "The Girl On The Train" returns with this addictive new novel of psychological suspense about a single mother who turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town.
- The Summer House by Hannah McKinnon: A return to a beloved family beach house to celebrate an 80th birthday brings back cherished memories and long-kept secrets.
- Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan: A book about the love of books, family and belonging.
- Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris: Fans will enjoy the diary selections behind this versatile author.