The Best Summer Beach Read for Each Zodiac Sign

Summer is here, bringing warm, sunny afternoons perfect for a day at the beach. Every zodiac sign has a luckiest day of summer this year, and what better way to enjoy it than basking in the sun? There are plenty of ways to enjoy the long days of summer vacation–and if you’re planning a beach vacation, a summer read tailored to your zodiac sign is a must. From daring romance novels to mystery thrillers, there are endless options for enjoying your downtime. As any book lover knows, you can never have too many books in your rotation. That's why we’ve consulted the cosmos to inspire your summer reading list.

The Best Summer Beach Read for Each Zodiac Sign

Aries: Love Buzz by Neely Tubati-Alexander

Best Summer Beach Read for Aries<p>Love Buzz by Neely Tubati-Alexander</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Aries

Love Buzz by Neely Tubati-Alexander

Aries are passionate and motivated individuals who charge fearlessly ahead in life. You wear your heart on your sleeve and aren’t afraid to speak your mind. Success is very important to you, but that doesn’t keep you from getting into trouble now and again. You’re someone who has to stay true to yourself, no matter what, even if it means navigating some chaos and messy decisions along the way. That’s why we think you’ll instantly relate to the ambitious and endearing heroine of this beach read.

Love Buzz by Neely Tubati-Alexander follows Serena Khan, who, amidst the chaos of a Mardi Gras bachelorette party from hell, meets a mysterious stranger who causes her to question her entire life. She thought she had it all figured out until Cupid got involved. Stuck between following her heart and following her life plan, Serena is about to find out that sometimes, life has other plans. This page-turner has everything you could want in a summer beach read.

Taurus: Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan

Best Summer Beach Read for Taurus<p>Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Taurus

Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan

Taurus has quite the reputation for being the stubborn one of the zodiac. You’re the sort of person who always has a plan and doesn’t let others sway you easily. Still, sometimes you wonder what it would be like if you threw caution to the wind. This summer, give yourself a break with a fun and breezy beach read that’ll bring out your wild side and let you explore the less traveled road.

Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan follows the story of a romance writer who finds herself in the middle of a messy divorce. Scorned and feeling discarded, she turns to her art to find answers. In an act of self-healing and mild revenge against her ex-husband, Nora writes a screenplay about her failed marriage that becomes an overnight success. Now thrust into the spotlight of celebrity, Nora has to navigate her newfound success, fame, and love.

Gemini: Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld

Best Summer Beach Read for Gemini<p>Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Gemini

Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld

Gemini is the fun-loving jokester of the zodiac who can find humor in anything. You also fancy yourself an avid reader, which means you’ve already devoured all the hottest beach reads. That’s why we think you’ll love this smart and cynical romantic comedy about a writer with bad luck in love.

Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld tells the story of Sally Milz, a cynical comedy writer who has sworn off dating for good. One day, she writes a cheeky sketch that catches the attention of the show's handsome guest host. What happens when Sally’s life starts to imitate the romantic comedies she’s made a career mocking? The only way to find out is to dive into this summer beach read on your own time!

Cancer: The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren

Best Summer Beach Read for Cancer<p>The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Cancer

The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren

Cancers are sweet, sentimental, and loving, and as such, you’ll be drawn to music, movies, and novels that tug at the heartstrings. You don’t mind shedding a few tears while turning the pages if it means you get a satisfying ending. Most importantly, you need a summer beach read with complicated characters that feel like people you could meet in real life. That’s why we think you’ll love this story about a romance novelist on a journey to find true love.

The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren follows Fizzy, a romance novelist struggling with writer's block. Fans of The Soulmate Equation were captivated by Fizzy, the best friend and scene-stealer. Now, this rom-com finds Fizzy cast on a reality dating show, where she meets filmmaker Conner, who complicates her mission to find love in front of the camera. This charming story explores love, creativity, and the unexpected connections that change our lives. Get ready to laugh, cry, and fall in love with this delightful summer read.

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Leo: The Bodyguard by Katherine Center

Best Summer Beach Read for Leo<p>The Bodyguard by Katherine Center</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Leo

The Bodyguard by Katherine Center

Since Leos are the bold and theatrical lovers of the zodiac, you need a beach read that captures your attention from the very first page. Dramatic plot lines, over-the-top romance, and sizzling secrets are just a few requirements you have for a great beach read. You love everything about summertime's warm and cozy vibes, Leo, and you’re looking for that same feel-good energy in whatever book you’re reading. That’s why we think you’ll love this celebrity romance novel about a bodyguard and a major movie star.

This fun new novel by Katherine Center feels like a summertime blockbuster that jumps off the page. Hannah might not fit the typical image, but she's a bodyguard for high-profile clients with a lot to prove. Amidst serious personal drama—her mother’s passing and a breakup with her boyfriend/coworker—Hannah is assigned to protect a major movie star visiting family in town. What happens when the lines between personal and professional start to blur?

Virgo: Happy Place by Emily Henry

Best Summer Beach Read for Virgo<p>Happy Place by Emily Henry</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Virgo

Happy Place by Emily Henry

Virgo has a reputation for being the practical earth sign who always has a plan. While you’re happy to let others assume you’re perfect, you know life always manages to mess things up. Still, amidst all the twists and turns, you find a way to make it work. For the Virgo who needs a gentle reminder to cut themselves some slack this summer, we think you’ll love this drama-filled tale of two exes who can’t seem to call it quits for good.

Happy Place by Emily Henry is a classic summer beach read that you won’t be able to put down. Harriet and Wyn have what seems like the perfect relationship—until Wyn suddenly breaks things off. Six months later, the two find themselves sharing the same beach house with friends (who don’t know the truth about their breakup). How hard can it be to fake being in a relationship for a week, anyway? And more importantly, can a relationship between former flames really end in Happily Ever After?

Libra: One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

Best Summer Beach Read for Libra<p>One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Libra

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

Libra is the sign all about balance and harmony. You’re idealistic, charming, and diplomatic in your relationships. Nothing makes you feel more complete than the bonds you share with others. You thrive on connections and often find healing through social interactions. Libra also appreciates all aspects of art, including the beauty of heartbreak and renewal, so we think you'll find this summer beach read especially heartwarming and relatable.

After her mother's death, Katy feels lost and grieving. Her marriage is also on shaky ground. Katy and her mother, Carol, had planned a trip to the Amalfi Coast, where Carol had spent her youth. Determined to honor her mother’s memory, Katy embarks on the trip alone. Amidst the stunning scenery and vibrant culture of Italy, she uncovers unexpected truths about her mother and rediscovers herself. This captivating journey will keep your attention until the very end.

Scorpio: Bad Summer People by Emma Rosenblum

Best Summer Beach Read for Scorpio<p>Bad Summer People by Emma Rosenblum</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Scorpio

Bad Summer People by Emma Rosenblum

Scorpios are naturally drawn to mystery, intrigue, and all the darker parts of life. You like to keep your secrets hidden and are very observant of others as well. Some might even call you a human lie detector. You place a high value on loyalty in your relationships and are careful with whom you trust. That’s why we think you should put your natural sleuthing skills to the test with this sexy spin on a classic murder mystery.

Bad Summer People by Emma Rosenblum is a juicy beach read that dives into the wild and crazy lives of wealthy individuals who make some very bad decisions. The story focuses on New Yorkers Jen Weinstein and Lauren Parker, who decide to escape city life for a private beach community on Fire Island. The characters in Bad Summer People are liars, cheaters, social climbers, and backstabbers. But which one of them is capable of murder? This captivating mystery will keep you guessing until the very end.

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Sagittarius: The Fraud Squad by Kyla Zhao

Best Summer Beach Read for Sagittarius<p>The Fraud Squad by Kyla Zhao</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Sagittarius

The Fraud Squad by Kyla Zhao

Sagittarius is a sign that loves to explore and seek out new experiences. You’re flexible and adapt to any situation life throws at you. You’d rather fake it till you make it than admit you’re suffering from imposter syndrome. As someone who enjoys a good laugh and likes to think on your feet, we think it’s only fitting that your summer beach read be a story about a few high-society con artists looking to score big.

The Fraud Squad by Kyla Zhao is a riveting beach read that begs the question: how far would you go to chase your dreams? This story follows Samantha Song, a working-class woman who infiltrates Singapore's high society with the help of her friends. While the plan seems to go smoothly initially, Samantha quickly realizes she’s not the only one hiding something. Readers will instantly bond with Zhao’s writing style, sense of humor, and deeply relatable characters.

Capricorn: The Most Likely Club by Elyssa Friedland

Best Summer Beach Read for Capricorn<p>The Most Likely Club by Elyssa Friedland</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Capricorn

The Most Likely Club by Elyssa Friedland

Ambitious and responsible, Capricorns know exactly what it takes to come out on top. You’re someone who never takes your eyes off the prize and takes pride in everything you’ve accomplished. Still, all that pressure to succeed can weigh a person down. That’s why we think you should relax and unwind with this perfect beach read about a group of slackers who decide to turn their lives around after their 25-year high school reunion goes awry.

The Most Likely Club by Elyssa Friedland is an engaging beach read that follows a group of friends who reconnect at a high school reunion, only to find they’ve all fallen short of expectations. Determined to get things right this time, the group makes a pact to fulfill their high school superlatives one way or another. This uplifting and humorous novel about friendship and life centers around a very important question: What does it mean to grow up? And is it ever too late to make your dreams come true?

Aquarius: The Summer of Broken Rules by K.L. Walther

Best Summer Beach Read for Aquarius<p>The Summer of Broken Rules by K.L. Walther</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Aquarius

The Summer of Broken Rules by K.L. Walther

Aquarius isn’t called the rebel of the zodiac for nothing. You’re someone who likes to challenge the status quo and strike out on your own path. You see the world as a place full of possibilities and aren’t afraid to bend or break a few rules to get what you want out of life. If you’re looking for a summer beach read that will challenge your notions of love, look no further than this heartwarming story of friendship, family, and romance.

The Summer of Broken Rules by K.L. Walther is a captivating story about embracing your messy girl era and making the rules up as you go. Fresh off a breakup with her long-term boyfriend, Meredith Fox is determined to take control of her life. She’s not looking to fall in love, especially not with the handsome groomsman at a beach wedding. But fate has other plans when she teams up with a cute guy during a game of Assassin. What happens when Meredith finds that all the rules in love have changed? You’ll have to read to find out!

Pisces: The Comeback Summer by Ali Brady

Best Summer Beach Read for Pisces<p>The Comeback Summer by Ali Brady</p>
Best Summer Beach Read for Pisces

The Comeback Summer by Ali Brady

Pisces might be known as the hopeless romantics of the zodiac, but there’s more to your dreams than finding "the one." You’re a big dreamer with an endless amount of creativity and inspiration. Sometimes, however, you struggle with following through on your dreams and finding the courage to get out of your comfort zone can be tough. The same goes for Hannah and Libby, the protagonists of this light-hearted and endearing beach read that explores the magic of female friendship.

The Comeback Summer by Ali Brady is a sweet summer read about the friendship and love between sisters. Hannah and Libby find themselves struggling to keep the public relations firm they inherited from their grandmother afloat. Until a self-help guru approaches the two sisters and tells them she’ll sign on as a client—if they can complete her program in the next twelve weeks. Determined to help each other succeed, this story follows a summer of learning, laughter, and love as Hannah and Libby discover more about themselves and each other.

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