The Secrets of Midwives by Sally Hepworth: A look at the powerful bonds of motherhood, this novel follows Neva, 29, her mom and grandmother. The women work together as midwives, but can't see eye to eye personally. When Neva reveals she's unexpectedly pregnant, the trio begin to appreciate the others' perspectives—especially as more secrets are spilled. Click through to find more of the best summer beach reads for 2017.
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