2022 Summer Book Club


Whether the boat is anchored at sea, or your feet are anchored in the sand this season, it’s always good to have a book on deck. Check out Marinalife’s top nautical picks for this year’s summer book club.

A Voyage for Madmen

By Peter Nichols, 2022

Set in 1968 before cell phones and satellite dishes, this story takes you on a journey with nine sailors who set off on a daring race to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop — and only one man can win.

The Last Resort: A Chronicle of Paradise, Profit and Peril at the Beach

By Sarah Stodola, 2022

This book dives into the psyche of beachgoers and digs deep into what drives humans to seek out the sand. The author weaves firsthand travel notes with an exploration of beach resort culture. 

Hudson Bay Bound: Two Women, One Dog, Two Thousand Miles to the Arctic

By Natalie Warren, 2022

For an amazing boating adventure, get lost in this remarkable story about the first two women to canoe the 2,000-mile route from Minneapolis to the Hudson Bay. They face unrelenting winds, sweltering heat and dangerous carnivores while meeting unique people who live and work on the water. 

The Swell

By Allie Reynolds, 2022

If you love a good adrenaline-filled thriller, check out this new release about a passionate surfer who escapes to a dangerous world on a remote Australian beach.

The Incredible Voyage: A Personal Odyssey

By Tristan Jones, 2022

This author details his six-year voyage covering a distance equaling twice the circumference of the world. Join him on his amazing expedition dodging snipers and trekking uncharted rivers.

People We Meet on Vacation

By Emily Henry, 2021

This dreamy, comedic novel is about two polar-opposite, long-time best friends who test the romantic waters on one last vacation together. Be sure to also check out this New York Times bestselling author’s recent 2022 release, Book Lovers.

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