10 Books to Read When You’re on Spring Break (or You Wish You Were)

Let Spring Break begin! Whether you are skiing, by a beach or pool or at home pining for a trip, here are some fabulous reads:

The Au Pair by Emma Rous

 

Book cover for Emma Rous's The Au Pair

 

The Au Pair by Emma Rous is an atmospheric almost gothic suspense thriller set in the U.K.  A mysterious photograph leads to the question, “Who is the child and what happened that day in the past?”  

 

In Another Time by Jillian Cantor

 

 

In Another Time by Jillian Cantor is her newest World War II fiction and chosen as an Indie Next pick. An epic love story that unfolds through decades and across continents is told in alternating viewpoints. Beautiful book!

 

The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis-Graves

 

 

The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis-Graves is a simply perfect novel. This is a totally compelling love story that you cannot put down. A fabulous ode to unconditional love in a magnificent tale.

Good Man Dalton by Karen McQuestion

 

Book cover of Good Man, Dalton

 

Good Man Dalton by Karen McQuestion is a heartwarming unpredictable romance. Greta and Dalton with a touch of Cece are absolutely fabulous character who remind us that love is more important than all else.

 

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

 

Cover of The Kiss Quotient

 

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang is a super-HOT romance with a deeper meaning. What happens when a woman with Aspergers’s wants to learn about sex? Read this and then be happy for Hoang’s next book, The Bride Test, comes out late April.

 

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

 

 

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff was an instant best seller. The story of female spies sent into France during World War II, this book is truly un-put-down-able! A testimony to strong women in extraordinary times.

Run Away by Harlan Coben

 

 

Run Away by Harlan Coben is yet another fantastic thriller from the master. This book shows the lengths a parent will go through to save their child. Absolutely wow!

 

There’s A Word For That by Sloane Tanen

 

 

There’s A Word For That by Sloane Tanen is a warm, funny, poignant story of a crazy family that comes together in rehab. The family that rehabs together stays together! Delightful!

 

Tiny Americans by Devin Murphy

 

Tiny Americans book cover

 

Tiny Americans by Devin Murphy is a poignant novel that follows one family over a decade. Tiny Americans is a bittersweet and touching as a family comes together and drifts apart.

 

The Wrong End of the Table, A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying To Fit In by Ayser Salman

 

 

The Wrong End of the Table, A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying To Fit In by Ayser Salman is a delightful memoir of a a shy, awkward Arab girl with an unfortunate propensity toward facial hair who is uprooted from her home in Iraq and thrust into the cold, alien town of Columbus, Ohio.

 

Andrea Peskind Katz is an avid reader, a brazen book reviewer, and founder of the book blog Great Thoughts and Great Thought’s Great Readers Book Salon on Facebook.