9 Books That Will Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair This Summer

Looking for books to read this summer that will keep you on the edge of your seat, or rather, on the edge of your beach chair? Check out these must-read thrillers that are all fun, exciting, fast-paced, and yes, utterly gripping. These 9 books are the absolute best thriller books to throw into your beach bag and take with you to the ocean or by the pool this summer. 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