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Virtual Vacation Reads: Books Set in Getaway Locations

Bookreporter has a way for you to virtually travel with our list of books set in vacation locales. Escape to idyllic spots like Nantucket, Cape Cod, Malibu, the Catskills, Charleston and Palm Beach --- along with many others --- in our 2021 Virtual Vacation Reads feature. Pick your book(s) to embark on the summer vacation you've been dreaming of. You’ll only have to figure out how to send postcards!

Week of June 13, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of June 13th include WISH YOU WERE HERE by Jodi Picoult, a deeply moving novel about the resilience of the human spirit in a moment of crisis; SUCH A QUIET PLACE, a riveting thriller from Megan Miranda about a mysterious murder in an idyllic and close-knit neighborhood; TALK TO ME, a lively, thought-provoking novel that asks us what it would be like if we could really talk to the animals; THE WOMEN'S MARCH, Jennifer Chiaverini's enthralling historical novel of the woman’s suffrage movement inspired by three courageous women who bravely risked their lives and liberty in the fight to win the vote; and THE BOOK OF FORM AND EMPTINESS, a brilliantly inventive work of fiction from Booker Prize finalist Ruth Ozeki about a boy who hears the voices of objects all around him; a mother drowning in her possessions; and a Book that might hold the secret to saving them both.