30 CLASSIC POOLSIDE READS

Today is Reading Day in the National "Get Caught Reading" Month! Hooray! 

Relaxing around your pool or on a float in the water is a great opportunity to catch up on some classic books. Here are some of our favorite poolside reads that should be readily available at your local library:

Great Books

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  2. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  3. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 
  4. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  6. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  7. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  8. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  9. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  10. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  11. Things I Have To Tell You by Betsy Franco
  12. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  13. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
  14. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  15. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
  16. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  17. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  18. Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
  19. The Godfather by Mario Puzo
  20. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  21. The Shining by Stephen King
  22. Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  23. Jaws by Peter Benchley
  24. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
  25. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Great Series

  1. The Lord of the Rings Series by J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
  3. The Millennium Series by Stieg Larsson
  4. The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
  5. The Patternmaster Series by Octavia Butler