Plano Reads: Vacation Season!
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Plano Reads: Vacation Season!

Here is some ideal reading for the beginning of summer’s travel and vacation season – why not take one of these books along, no matter how you choose to make your trip?

Fiction

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers – Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through space—and one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far reaches of the universe—in this light-hearted debut space opera from a rising sci-fi star. Print |eBook |Audiobook |CD

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty – Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? These nine perfect strangers are about to find out. Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these ten days might involve some real work. But none of them can imagine just how challenging the next ten days are going to be. Print |eBook |Audiobook |CD

People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry – Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. Two best friends. Ten summer trips. Until two years ago, when something happened that spoiled everything … Is this their one last chance to fall in love? A sparkling novel from the very popular Emily Henry, and just right for summer. Print |eBook |Large Print |Audiobook 

The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery – Jumping at the chance to visit her beloved great-aunt in southern California to escape her very busy life, Robyn begins to see herself and the people she loves most with a bit more clarity. Will she dare to discover a new life for herself at summer’s end? Print |eBook |Large Print |Audiobook 

The Vacation by T. M. Logan – Four lifelong friends on a luxurious vacation in Provence come face-to-face with an explosive secret. Kate suspects that her husband is having an affair – and that the other woman is one of her best friends. But which one? Logan specializes in portraying the lasting effects of split-second decisions, and this twisty thriller is another great example. Print 

Vacationland by Meg Mitchell Moore – A shimmering summer read, set in Maine, about family secrets, marriage, motherhood, and privilege. A compelling portrayal of family, responsibility, ambition, and loss. “Sophisticated and delicious as Maine’s lobster bisque!” Print |eBook


Nonfiction

1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz – Packed with recommendations of the world’s best places to visit, on and off the beaten path, 1,000 Places To See Before You Die is a joyous, passionate gift for travelers, an around-the-world, continent-by-continent listing of beaches, museums, monuments, islands, inns, restaurants, mountains, and more. Print 

Great American Road Trips: National Parks – by the editors of Reader’s Digest – National parks are America’s most-beloved treasures. The editors of Reader’s Digest magazine reveal first-person accounts and gorgeous landscape photos paired with practical information and tips to help travelers make the most of their journeys through these unique areas. Included you’ll find information on more than 40 national parks and incredible images from readers. Print 

Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography by Richard L’Anson – Richard L’Anson has been supplying photos for Lonely Planet guides for over ten years, his work appearing in over 150 guidebooks. He shares his secrets, techniques and more than two decades of experience , covering topics such as equipment, gear, composition, light, subject matter, dealing with local customs and culture, assessing your photographs.  Print |eBook

Take More Vacations: How to Search Better, Book Cheaper, and Travel the World by Scott Keyes – Take More Vacations is the guidebook for anyone hoping to turn one annual vacation into three. Readers will discover why the traditional way of planning vacations undercuts our ability to enjoy them, and how a new strategy can lead to cheaper fares and more trips. Print |eBook 

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