Looking for a great way to celebrate Dad this Father’s Day? Head to the Hamptons, soak in the sun and sea, and relax and enjoy Bedside Reading’s collection of books curated especially for Dads! (and families)
A gift for Dad that can last more than an afternoon… and keeps everyone happy? That’s the Bedside Reading Father’s Day collection of complimentary books placed by the bedsides in popular hotels throughout The Hamptons. Thrillers, memoirs, romance and children’s books are there for dads to enjoy (and to share with the family!). And via a special QR code found in a gift card in each bag, visitors can access additional books via the on the download program including two business books. Currently celebrating its 20th season of providing the best beach reads in The Hamptons, Bedside Reading continues to be a “must-have” amenity for its local hotel partners offering beachgoers that sought after beach read.
“Our Father’s Day collection is a great gift for dad and the whole family,” said Jane Ubell-Meyer, Founder of Bedside Reading. “I remember spending summers in Southampton and besides wading in the bay for clams, books were my favorite pastime, and they still are!”
Here’s what’s in the Father’s Day Weekend tote bags
Seven Days In June by Tia Williams (Women’s Fiction)
The Siren by Katherine St. John (Women’s Fiction)
My Kind Of Perfect by Tracy Brogan (Contemporary Romance)
A Perfect Nightmare: My Glittering Marriage and How It Almost Cost Me My Life by Karen Gosbee (Women’s Biography)
Winter’s Mourn by Mary Stone (Crime/Fiction Thriller)
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones (Thriller/Horror)
The Twelve Gifts Of Birth by Charlene Costanzo (Children’s)
Sylvie McSlipper by Nancy Alfaro (Children’s)
The Summer I Found Myself by Colleen French (Fiction)
Why Did I Come Into This Room?: A Candid Conversation About Aging by Joan Lunden (Humor/Self-Help)
Far Gone by Danielle Girard (Thriller)
July 21st Book Signing Event and more
On July 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Bedside Reading will host their first summer book signing event at the Southampton Inn with authors Annabelle Bryant – Duchess if you Dare; Amanda M. Fairbanks – The Lost Boys of Montauk; Laurie Gelman – Yoga Pant Nation; Debby Kruszewski – Soul Meets Body; and Margaret Rodenberg – Finding Napoleon.
Books are complimentary and can be found at the following Hamptons hotels and inns – The Baker House 1650, Mill House Inn, The Maidstone Hotel and Huntting Inn. In Southampton: Southampton Inn. In Bridgehampton: Topping Rose House. In East End: Hyatt Place East End and The Preston House & Hotel. New to the program is MARRAM in Montauk and Journey East Hampton. Complimentary tote bags of books can also be found at the Lucille Khornak Gallery (while supplies last). Additional weekends are planned throughout the summer.
So, head out East, dip your toes in the sand with a good book in hand, and give Dad the gift of a great read in the Hamptons breeze!
About Bedside Reading
Founded in 2017, Bedside Reading had its beginnings in “Buzz Bags” founded in 2002. The original program eventually evolved from Buzz Bags to Madison & Mulholland Hampton Gift Bags to Bedside Reading; a program that provides bestselling books in the Hamptons and luxury hotels throughout the USA. Bedside Reading® also partners with the world’s leading publishers as well as many independent publishers and authors. The company’s mission is to help authors build their fanbase by connecting their books to readers and providing hotel guests the opportunity to unplug and delve into the world of words at some of the most sought-after destinations in North America. Newly introduced podcasts, virtual book clubs with partner hotels, and book signings are now available. on the download is the newest program that provides eBooks and audiobooks to hotel partners.
For more information: www.bedsidereading.com. Click here for the Bedside Reading summer reading program. Click here for the current Bedside Reading on the download book selections. A special 2021 Hamptons Book Lovers’ Guide will be distributed nationally (print and digitally) and 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.
Hotel Partners: Acqualina Resort & Residences, Conrad New York Downtown, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Mandarin Oriental New York, Mandarin Oriental Washington DC, Ritz-Carlton Club Vail, The Jacquard, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Waldorf Astoria Chicago, The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York, James New York Soho, Morrison House, Limelight Snowmass, Limelight Aspen, Limelight Ketchum, Dream Inn, Santa Cruz, The Ven at Embassy Row, Ritz-Carlton Club Vail, Hotel Commonwealth (Boston) and more coming soon.
The Hamptons Partners: Books are complimentary to the following Hamptons hotels and inns – The Baker House 1650, Mill House Inn, The Maidstone Hotel, Huntting Inn, Southampton Inn, Topping Rose House, Hyatt Place Long Island/East End, The Preston House & Hotel, Journey East Hampton and MARRAM in Montauk. This summer anyone in the Hamptons can pick up complimentary tote bags of books at the Lucille Khornak Gallery (while supplies last).