Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Trip to the Beach” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
A Trip to the Beach
 
by
Melinda Blanchard
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Trip to the Beach

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  26 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This is the true story of a trip to the beach that never ends. It's about a husband and wife who escape civilization to build a small restaurant on an island paradise -- and discover that even paradise has its pitfalls. It's a story filled with calamities and comedy, culinary disasters and triumphs, and indelible portraits of people who live and work on a sliver of beauty ...more
ebook
Published May 9th 2014 by Potter Style (first published January 1st 2001)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Trip to the Beach, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Trip to the Beach

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-44)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Julie Griffin
May 13, 2016 Julie Griffin rated it really liked it
Read this book as part of reading around the world challenge for the country Anquilla. We had previously read a memoir, Road to Andorra, about Europeans moving into a native culture, in lieu of finding translations from the native writers, and it was so-so, and therefore I approached this book with some trepidation. It is, again, about people like us moving to another culture. I have nothing against these kinds of books, and count Peter Mayles' Provence books among some of my favorite books ever ...more
Anne
Nov 12, 2014 Anne rated it really liked it
This book is a real life version of "Don't Stop the Carnival", but how to do it right instead of wrong. These folks got to know the locals and learned to work with them, which helped them tremendously.

It was a fun read; I enjoyed it. I did have trouble at times keeping up with all the characters, but that didn't stop it from being a well-written story.
Lori
Lori rated it really liked it
Jul 22, 2014
Vicki
Vicki rated it really liked it
Jun 19, 2014
Dulce
Dulce rated it liked it
Dec 28, 2015
Joann
Joann rated it really liked it
Jan 11, 2015
Maria Russo
Maria Russo rated it it was amazing
Jun 06, 2014
Anne Collins
Anne Collins rated it it was amazing
Aug 02, 2015
Bobbi Montgomery
Bobbi Montgomery rated it it was amazing
Apr 14, 2014
Barblynn
Barblynn rated it really liked it
Mar 20, 2015
Kristy
Kristy rated it really liked it
Jun 12, 2017
Monet Wessel
Monet Wessel rated it it was amazing
Aug 12, 2014
Steven Gerbel
Steven Gerbel rated it really liked it
Jan 08, 2015
Jarhead
Jarhead rated it really liked it
Mar 19, 2015
Kristen Johnson
Kristen Johnson rated it really liked it
Jan 25, 2015
Megan Kelly
Megan Kelly rated it really liked it
Mar 16, 2015
Terry
Terry rated it liked it
Feb 25, 2015
Mary Jo
Mary Jo rated it it was amazing
Jul 26, 2014
Romel
Romel rated it liked it
Jan 21, 2015
Sarah
Sarah rated it really liked it
Jun 18, 2014
Cara
Cara rated it really liked it
Jan 23, 2015
Lisa Vukmirovich
Lisa Vukmirovich rated it liked it
Sep 12, 2014
Sara
Sara rated it liked it
Jul 28, 2014
Jennifer
Jennifer rated it liked it
May 07, 2014
Tanya
Tanya rated it it was ok
Feb 26, 2017
Debra Ellender
Debra Ellender rated it it was amazing
Apr 05, 2015
Rania El wali
Rania El wali marked it as to-read
Oct 04, 2013
Laurie
Laurie added it
May 05, 2014
Karen B. Campbell
Karen B. Campbell marked it as to-read
May 06, 2014
Jim Blinkhorn
Jim Blinkhorn marked it as to-read
Jun 02, 2014
Bethany Nelson
Bethany Nelson marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2014
J.j.
J.j. marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2014
Sally
Sally marked it as to-read
Aug 01, 2014
Julie Drucker
Julie Drucker marked it as to-read
Aug 07, 2014
Annissa
Annissa marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2014
Monica
Monica marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2014
Patience
Patience marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2015
Jaki
Jaki marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2015
Barbara Geiger
Barbara Geiger marked it as to-read
Mar 04, 2016
Anne Quade
Anne Quade marked it as to-read
Aug 10, 2016
Maria Rose
Maria Rose marked it as to-read
Sep 17, 2016
Mindy
Mindy marked it as to-read
Feb 15, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book