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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 April 18, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of April 18th include THE PAPER PALACE by Miranda Cowley Heller, a story of summer, secrets, love and lies, in which one woman --- over the course of a singular day on Cape Cod --- must make a life-changing decision that has been brewing for decades; FALSE WITNESS, a stand-alone thriller from Karin Slaughter that introduces readers to an up-and-coming defense attorney who has worked hard to put her nightmarish childhood behind her --- but now her devastating past is starting to catch up to her, and time is running out; Nancy Thayer's FAMILY REUNION, a magicial, multigenerational novel about a longtime Nantucket resident who is trying to make the best of a lonely summer, and her spirited granddaughter who is learning what she wants out of life; and Rachel Cusk's electrifying novel, SECOND PLACE, a study of female fate and male privilege, the geometries of human relationships, and the moral questions that animate our lives.