Summer is slowly slipping away (sob), but these recent titles are holding onto the season with their waterfront settings. From oceans to rivers to lakes, there isn't a body of water we haven't spotted on recent releases — mostly contemporary romances, but from other genres as well. So while you're focusing on back-to-school shopping or which boots to buy for fall (we love riding boots, ourselves), these characters are splish-splashing their way across these August covers. See for yourself:
Want to see more covers that caught our eye this month? Be sure to check out our popular Caught on the Cover column, where we spot celebrity lookalikes on the covers of new releases.