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Amazing Books for your Next Beach Vacation in Hana

If you ask us, there is nothing better than soaking in the rays on a spectacular Hawaiian beach with a novel that tantalizes, torments and tempts you to keep turning the pages. Now we all know that there are a countless number of tales that will make a day on the beach fly by but what makes up the formula for the perfect beach read? It may consist of marvelous adventure accompanied by witty humor, or perhaps it’s a daunting struggle in the pursuit of one’s ultimate dream. Maybe the perfect beach novel involves the transformation of oneself to end up in a state of self-realization, or quite simply an age old story that will fulfill your seaside state of mind.

Regardless of your genre of choice, were quite certain that you can’t go wrong with any of the following novels the next time you have hours to burn on one of Hana’s beautiful beaches:

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway:
Ernest Hemingway’s, The Old Man and the Sea, is a classic novel about an elderly fisherman named Santiago who is on 84 day streak without catching one fish. Little does he know that his luck is about to turn around on day number 85 when he hooks a giant-sized marlin. Be sure to find out who wins this epic battle. Santiago? Or the opposing marlin?

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen:
At the age of 23, Jacob Jankowski, finds himself suddenly departing from veterinary school at Cornell University when he learns that his parents were killed in a car accident. Jankowski jumps on the first train he sees and quickly learns that it belongs to a traveling circus. Pick up Water for Elephants to see what unfolds in this tale of grief, adventure and love.

The Last Summer (of you and me) by Ann Brashares:
Ann Brashares, The Last Summer (of you and me) is the story of a recent college grad named Alice who is set to spend another summer at her family mansion in Fire Island, a gorgeous getaway from life in New York City. This heart-wrenching novel is one filled with lustful romance that is bound to leave you wanting more and more.

Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh:
If you haven’t before read this one of a kind story, be sure to take Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s, Gift from the Sea, on your next Hana beach vacation. Lindbergh enlightens us on her experience in youth, love, loneliness, satisfaction and peace. She reflects on her experiences during a vacation by the sea which draws inspiration from unique shells on the beach. A true beach classic!