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Friday, July 6, 2012

Vacation Reading: Your Suggestions Wanted

I plan to have a review up before I go to bed tonight, although that may be tricky since my daughter is having 4 friends sleep over for her birthday party. But that's the plan for now.

Anyway, I am beginning to get ready for my vacation later this month which means I am picking out the books to bring.  I already have the ARCs I got of Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead and The Red House by Mark Haddon, both which I have saved because they involve family vacations.  And even though they are brand new titles, since I have the ARCs, they are paperbacks and great for travel with a husband, 2 kids, and lots of beach gear.

But I have room for two more books.  So, start the suggestions coming.  I will take any and all suggestions but please note, I have read quite a few new books recently and I would really love a backlist suggestion.  Also, I could use some good nonfiction suggestions.

Leave your suggestions in the comments, or if you are shy, email me.  And thanks in advance.

4 comments:

Gloria Drake said...

"A Vintage Affair" by Isabel Wolff (chick lit with substance); "Blame" by Michelle Huneven (contemp lit); and "The Weird Sisters"by Eleanor Brown (Contemp lit). Each is great in its own way. Enjoy.

Gloria Drake said...

Suggest "A Vintage Affair" by Isabel Wolff (chick lit w/substance); "The Weird Sisters" by Eleanor Brown; and "Blame" by Michelle Huneven (both contemp lit). Each is great in its own. Enjoy. And don't forget "The Discovery of Witches" by Deborah Harkness!

Becky said...

I read Discovery of Witches last year. Loved it. The others look good. Thanks

Mamie said...

"The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating" a memoir by Elizabeth Tovah Bailey (short and sweet). "Wife 22" by Melanie Gideon (good beach read). "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain. "Death of a Writer" by Michael Collins (mystery).