Bedside Reading Celebrates 20 Year Seasons this Memorial Day!

Pop the champagne! On May 26 Bedside Reading® will celebrate the start of its twentieth beach season of placing complimentary books by the bedside in popular hotels in The Hamptons. Sexy beach reads, riveting thrillers, engrossing memoirs, and fun children’s books – all comprise The Bedside Reading summer program which continues to be a “must-have” amenity for its10 local hotel partners offering beachgoers that sought after beach read. Throughout the season, Bedside Reading will offer celebratory events including book signings, book giveaways, virtual and in-person author meet-and-greets, and their 2nd annual Hamptons Beach Lovers Guide, and more. Beach book totes filled with the best books of the summer will be delivered to our hotel partners on 10 select summer weekends, kicking off May 26-31, Memorial Day Weekend!


Here's what's in the Memorial Day Weekend tote bags:

The Sound Of Wings by Suzanne Simonetti (Fiction); 

Don’t Lie to Me by Willow Rose (Thriller)

Willa’s Grove by Laura Munson (Fiction);

Eight Years by Donna Schwartze (Romantic Suspense);

Throwing Shade by Deborah Wilde (A Humorous Paranormal Women’s Fiction); 

Moms Don’t Have Time  To: A Quarantine Anthology by Zibby Owens (Anthology);

Ruby Falls by Deborah Goodrich Royce (Thriller); 

The Lost Boys of Montauk by Amanda M. Fairbanks (True Story, Historical Nonfiction); 

The Desire Factor by Christy Whitman (Empowerment Non-Fiction);

Summer in The City by  Lori Wilde, Priscilla Oliveras, Sarah Skilton (Women's Romance Fiction)


Special 20th Season Activities

A series of events are scheduled to help Hampton's beachgoers, readers everywhere and authors and writers celebrate the season. A series of complimentary workshops will provide authors assistance in marketing their books, book signings kicking off July 21 at Lucille Khornak Gallery, special book giveaways, and a special 2021 Hamptons Book Lovers' Guide will be distributed nationally (print and digitally). A 20th season activity calendar can be found here with activities for the community and visitors to share in the celebration as well as a top 20 beach reads listing here.

Books are complimentary and can be found at the following Hamptons hotels and inns -- In East Hampton: The Baker House 1650, Mill House Inn, The Maidstone Hotel, and Huntting Inn. In Southampton: Southampton Inn and White Fences Inn Water Mill. In Bridgehampton: Topping Rose House. In East End, Hyatt Place Long Island/East End, and The Preston House & Hotel.  New to the program is MARRAM in Montauk. Complimentary tote bags of books can also be found at the Lucille Khornak Gallery (while supplies last). Additional weekends are planned throughout the summer and into the Hamptons Film Festival weekend.


Monday, May 31, 2021

Bedside Reading 845 Canal Street\r\n3rd Floor, Stamford, CT

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Arts & Culture, Family-Friendly


Suffolk County, Nassau County


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