Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Getaway Reads: Young Adult, Movies Based on a Book, & Non-Fiction

Block Island, Rhode Island, USA. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/137_3096512/1/137_3096512/cite. Accessed 25 May 2017.
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.

Young Adult

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

The Wrath & the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh

Mosquitoland by David Arnold [eBook] 

Kill the Boy Band by Goldy Moldavsky

Summer of Sloane by Erin L. Schneider

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Since You Asked... by Maurene Goo

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Love and Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch [eBook & eAudio]

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

The Book is Always Better Than the (Upcoming) Movie

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle [graphic novel & Playaway]

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier

The Gunslinger by Stephen King [eBook & eAudio]

The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin

Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Snowman by Jo Nesbø 

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Thank You For Your Service by David Finkel

Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon 


VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave by Nina Blackwood et al.

Between Them: Remembering My Parents by Richard Ford

Pulphead: Essays by John Jeremiah Sullivan

Life, On the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and Redefining the Way We Eat by Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones by Rich Cohen

The Third Plate: Field Notes on a New Cuisine by Dan Barber

Searching For John Hughes: Or Everything I Thought I Needed to Know About Life I Learned From Watching '80s Movies by Jason Diamond 

Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson

Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad That Crossed the Ocean by Les Standiford [eBook]

You'll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir by Sherman Alexie

The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel

I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But the Pool by Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella

So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley text and photographs by Roger Steffens

Little Labors by Rivka Galchen

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