Chin up everyone. We still technically have a few weeks of summer left. Let’s keep the beach party going with some great audiobook suggestions.

Here is a great end of summer audiobook list for the last long weekend of the summer. Our sponsor, audiobooks, wants to help keep you stocked with great summer books for the beach with this promocode: SWIMGUIDE

Happy listening.

SAILING

The North Water by Ian McGuire
This book is on the long-list for the 2016 Man Booker Prize (winner to be announced in October). It’s about a whaling voyage to the Arctic Circle, and is a thriller.
“With savage, unstoppable momentum and the blackest wit, Ian McGuire’s The North Water weaves a superlative story of humanity under the most extreme conditions.”

ROWING

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
The ever-popular tale of the rowing team that won gold at the 1936 Olympics.
“The Boys in the Boat is an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times.”

SWIMMING

No Limits by Michael Phelps
The Olympian’s memoir about his remarkable success as a professional swimmer.
“Exploring the hard work, commitment, and sacrifice that go into reaching any goals, “No Limits” gives a behind-the-scenes look at the makings of a real champion.”

More Articles Like This


Swim Guide shares the best information we have at the moment you ask for it. Always obey signs at the beach or advisories from official government agencies. Stay alert and check for other swimming hazards such as dangerous currents and tides. Please report your pollution concerns so Affiliates can help keep other beach-goers safe.

Swim Guide, "Swim Drink Fish icons," and associated trademarks are owned by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper.| See Legal.

© Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, 2011 - 2017