Sarah Walker's love of dancing will be her strength through whatever life throws at her. Philadelphia TV idol, Alex Bentley will be all she'll ever need.Spanning five and a half decades, My Memories Dance is a story about an uneducated, unfortunate life that seemed tiresome and tragic until she writes her memoirs and realizes many extraordinary things about herself.Sarah takes us on a familiar journey throughout Philadelphia and down the Jersey Shore set to a soundtrack that shaped a generation.

In addition to My Memories Dance by D.M. Hulme, here are some other book suggestions that can complete your summer beach reading library:

Jerry Blavat's story of the man whose career began at the age of 13 on Bandstand and became a music legend. Lifelong friendships with the likes of Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra, and much more colors this amazing journey from the early 60s through today.

The Wildwoods transitioned from a remote barrier island along the southern New Jersey coast to a vacation mecca. Featuring free bathing beaches, state-of-the-art motels, endless nightlife, and a honky-tonk boardwalk lined with entertainment options of all kinds.

Tacony is a community carved out of the banks of the Delaware River in the lower northeast portion of the city of Philadelphia. It's where "My Memories Dance" character, Sarah Walker, made most of her memories.

As fields and estates in post-World War II Northeast Philadelphia gave way to the construction of new houses, traditional neighborhoods changed as new communities and shopping districts emerged.

Here is the first book to tell the full story of what happened in front of--and behind--the cameras on Dick Clark's American Bandstand, providing both a history of this landmark show and of the changing styles of rock 'n' roll over four decades. Based on extensive interviews with music business figures, recording stars, and Clark himself, and featuring dozens of rare or never before published photographs, this is a riveting and uncensored account of a show that managed to survive countless revolutions in popular music.

The party continues "down the shore" every weekend in the summer with The Geator with The Heater, Jerry Blavat