If you love getting lost in an unforgettable book, then you understand the magnitude of anticipation toward beach read season. Sure, we read books all year long, but there’s something special about basking in the sun while devouring a page-turner to the backdrop of ocean waves. Beach reads can encompass anything from a swoony romance to a twisted, captivated thriller, or even a gut-wrenching memoir. However, we’d be lying if we said we didn’t sometimes wish there was a vault that shelved only feel-good, uplifting narratives or at least guaranteed happy endings. It’s summer! We want to feel alive and happy, and not have the urge to hide under our beach towels in terror. If you can relate, browse through our uplifting beach read list ahead.