I live for summer. And for summer reading. There’s nothing better than a day spent under the sun reading a great beach book—except, of course, a whole week of doing so. Now, I know the phrase “beach book” can mean any number of things. But to me, it’s a fun read that I can understand halfway to sun stroke and half drunk on rosé. I want something light and entertaining, with a compelling plot or a riotous cast of characters. If this sounds like your speed, here are 11 books to throw in your beach bag.