Bathing Beauties: Swimsuits to Match Your Book at the Beach

Bathing Beauties: Swimsuits to Match Your Book at the Beach

Taking a book to the beach is a time-honored tradition, and we’re all about it. If we can coordinate our swimwear to suit our reading choices, so much the better. Here, we’ve paired some of 2018’s most exciting new releases with strikingly stylish swimsuits. Grab some SPF and head to the beach! The forecast? Fashionable.

There There by Tommy Orange

Rock this simple but classic orange suit while reading Tommy Orange’s novel.

The Pisces by Melissa Broder

Channel your inner mermaid with this sparkly scaled suit.

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge

The lush greenery on this two-piece reminds us of Greenidge’s cover.

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

This suit and book combo makes for a delicious pairing.

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

This grey ombre suit is a perfect match for the ominous cover of Warlight.

Florida by Lauren Groff

We love this gold-and-large-cats motif from top to bottom.

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

This orange-striped bathing suit is reminiscent of Nico’s orange scarf.

What Are We Doing Here? Essays by Marilynne Robinson

Get existential with Marilynne Robinson in this star-spangled bathing suit.

Calypso by David Sedaris

The subtle wood-grain print on this bikini is a nice complement to Sedaris’ cover.

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

This playful bandana-print bikini echoes the palette of Guillory’s cover.

Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente

The silver sparkle of this one-piece reminds us of the disco ball on the cover of Space Opera.


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