The first day of summer isn't technically until June 21, but now that Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, the season has unofficially begun begun — at least, for readers. If you're anything like me, you probably already have your TBR list locked and loaded, but what you might not have are these summer reading accessories every bookworm needs. Whether you're heading to the beach, lounging by the pool, hitting the trails, or just trying to catch a tan in your own back yard, these seasonal essentials will make it so much easier to do with a book.
Nothing says summer like reading outside and on the go, but just because it is a favorite hobby of bookworms doesn't mean it's an easy one. From battling sun glare to stressing over water damage to worrying about fitting all of your books in one bag, there are plenty of challenges. Luckily, there are also plenty of accessories that can make it easier.
Do you want to have the best summer reading experience of your bookworm life? Then you're going to want to get yourself these 15 essential accessories that are perfect for the beach, by the pool, around the campfire, on a plane, or anywhere else your summer adventures take you this year.
A Tote Bag To Hold Your Beach Reads In
Make lugging your books to the beach easier with this Riverhead Books tote, a.k.a the literary tote that was virtually impossible to get until recently.
Reading by a campfire may be relaxing, but it's also... not great for your eyes. That's why every bookworm needs a LED book light, so they can enjoy a good story no matter where they are or what time it is.
You might not be able to watch Game of Thrones this summer, but you can feel like your favorite character on top of the dragon pool float. Pair with waterproof headphones and your favorite George R.R. Martin audiobook, and you have the perfect summer afternoon.
An Umbrella To Protect You And Your Books From Summer Storms
If you've ever been caught outside in a rainstorm, book in hand, you know how helpful an umbrella can be. Stash this one in your tote alongside your sunglasses and book sleeve, and you have the perfect summer reading kit.