Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Getaway Reads: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Block Island, Rhode Island, USA. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
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Maybe you're not going to the beach, but it is summer, and we bet you'd like some fun reads for your vacation getaway - even if it's just a hammock in the backyard! We have combed the internet for some likely contenders for your beachbag, suitcase, or lap, whatever the case may be, and tried to include some new titles (ones without an enormous hold list) and some older ones you might have missed.

Romance/Domestic Fiction

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Falling by Jane Green

Daughters of the Bride by Susan Mallery

Swell by Jill Eisenstadt

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

A Window Opens by Elizabeth Egan

The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein

Always by Sarah Jio

Forever Is the Worst Long Time by Camille Pagan

On Turpentine Lane by Elinor Lipman

Small Admissions by Amy Poeppel

Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner

The Veins of the Ocean by Patricia Engel

Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner

The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez


The Dry by Jane Harper

I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian

The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell

It's Always the Husband by Michele Campbell

Let Me Die In His Footsteps by Lori Roy [eBook & eAudio]

Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie

The Ruins by Scott Smith

Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Dead Connection by Alafair Burke [1st in series]

Under the Harrow by Flynn Berry

The Sister by Poppy Adams

Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse

The Destroyers by Christopher Bollen

Science Fiction/ Fantasy

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett [book on CD & eBook]

Wool by Hugh Howey 

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor 

Feed by Mira Grant

Ancestor by Scott Sigler [eAudio]

The Summer Dragon by Todd Lockwood

Infomocracy by Malka Older

Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer [eAudio]

Everfair by Nisi Shawl

The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch

Updraft by Fran Wilde

Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt 

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