Summer arrives with beach reads, a cool drink by the pool or drink, in addition to physical books beachgoers will receive award-winning and bestselling eBooks and audiobooks through Bedside Reading’s On the Download program. 

Founded in 2017, Bedside Reading® provides bestselling books in the Hamptons and luxury hotels internationally and partners with the world’s leading publishers, 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 world’s most sought-after destinations.  The program also includes podcasts, virtual book clubs with partner hotels, and book signings as well as On the Download, a green and eco/tech-friendly offering providing eBooks, Audiobooks, podcasts, and meditations to hotel partners.

Bedside Reading® welcomes the beach season with a great lineup of beach reads, both physical and digital, a copy of Lux Lifestyle Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine covering design, style, food, travel, health, and more. Bedside Reading Founder, Jane Ubell Meyer pens a new book recommendation column in every issue  for LUX LIFESTYLE.  Also, check out a special offering from Ashley LaRocca of Hamptons Wine Concierge – the sommelier selected and sustainable wine that’s delivered to your doorstep.

From Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30th the luxury hotel amenity that places a wide variety of complimentary books by the bedsides in the Hamptons and in luxury hotels and boutique properties throughout the world, is offering guests a collection of fiction and non-fiction books including Thrillers, Memoirs, Fiction, Self-Help, and Children’s books from the program’s participating authors. from the program’s participating authors. Each tote bag of books will also include a post card with the Hamptons Wine Concierge offering.

“Our books are carefully curated for the summer Hamptons visitor,” said Jane Ubell-Meyer, Founder of Bedside Reading. “And so are the wines offered through our weekend partner Ashely LaRocca. She personally curates the wines that match all of your needs, and they are sustainable – they leave the soil better than they found it – and they are delicious!”

Each hotel will provide a Bedside Reading bookmark with a special QR code providing access to a variety of eBooks and audiobooks via their on the download program. On the Download books change quarterly and are available 24/7 to every guest. This quarter’s book genres range from Business, Fiction and Non-Fiction to Thrillers and Mysteries, Classics and Historical Fiction to Children’s and more.


Memorial Day Weekend tote bags

The Death of Harry Crow by Leith Macarthur (Thriller/Mystery)

EN by Michelle Reynoso (YA Urban Fantasy)

The Baseball Widow by Suzanne Kamata (Fiction)

Thrive by Valarie Budayr (Self-Help)

The Secret Love Letters of Olivia Moretti by Jennifer Probst (Fiction)

Tidal Flats Cynthia Newberry Martin (Literary Fiction)

On The Way To Casa Lotus by Lorena Juno Margain (Memoir)

IZZY’s Trash Mountain Mystery by Debra Smally (Children’s)

Bedside Reading’s eBooks, audio books and physical books are always complimentary and can be found at the following Hamptons hotels and inns this Mother’s Day Weekend – Mill House Inn, The Maidstone Hotel, Southampton Inn, 1708 House and Journey East Hampton. Complimentary tote bags of books can also be found at Lucille Khornak Gallery (in Bridgehampton while supplies last). Additional weekends are planned.

On the Download Books

The Changemaker by Deke Copenhaver (Business/Non-Fiction)

The Birth Mother by Seymour Ubell (Fiction)

The Last Lumenian by S.G. Blaise (Fantasy/Fiction)

Ruby Falls by Deborah Royce (Thriller)

Mindfulness and Mysticism by Ora Nadrich (Spiritual)

Firework Humans by Jessica Mead (Business)

My Turn by Allison Jones (Rom-com)

The Lost Son by Stephanie Vanderslice (Historical Fiction)

The Green Lace Corset by Jill Hall (Women’s Fiction)

Princess Naomi Helps a Unicorn by Once Upon a Dance (Children’s)

The Velocity Mindset by Ron Karr (Business/Leadership)

Isabella’s Painting by Ellen Butler (Mystery/Thriller)

Ballast Point Breakdown by Corey Lynn Fayman (Mystery)

The Quinn Essentials For Women by Andrea Quinn (Self-Help)

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Classic)

For more information: Click here for the current Bedside Reading on the download book selections.

Hotel Partners: Acqualina Resort & Residences, Conrad New York Downtown, Conrad New York Midtown, Dream Inn, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Mandarin Oriental New York, Mandarin Oriental Washington, DC, Ritz-Carlton Club Vail, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York, Limelight Hotel Aspen, Limelight Hotel Snowmass, Limelight Hotel Ketchum, The Ven at Embassy Row, Hotel Commonwealth (Boston), The Benjamin Royal Sonesta New York and The Avra Imperial Hotel in Crete, Greece (our first international hotel) and more coming soon.

The Hamptons Partners:  Books are complimentary to the following Hamptons hotels and inns: In East Hampton – Mill House Inn, The Maidstone Hotel, Journey East Hampton, and Baker House 1650;  In Southampton – Southampton Inn and 1708 House; and MARRAM in Montauk. Anyone visiting the Hamptons can pick up complimentary tote bags of books at the Lucille Khornak Gallery on Bridgehampton (while supplies last).