Summer Reads For Every Destination


Every bookworm’s dilemma is what to pack. And by pack, we mean what books do we take with us! One book for the checked bag and one book for the carry-on. And don’t let us get caught without an extra book for those long trips. We are here to help you narrow down your selections with our favorite titles based on where you travel this summer!

A High Tide Murder by Emily George

While flying high on the success of her cannabis café, Chloe Barnes once again finds herself on the trail of a low-down murderer in this cozy mystery from Emily George. The first-ever culinary cozy mystery series with a (legal) cannabis twist!

Murder In A Tourist Town by Lynn Cahoon

In this delightful prequel to the beloved Tourist Trap mystery series, lawyer Jill Gardner flees job burnout to take a vacation—and finds a brand-new life on the California coast.

Pucking Sweet by Emily Rath

The lines between work and play get deliciously blurred in this red hot, inclusive, super sexy MMF “why choose” hockey romance that set TikTok on fire – now with exclusive bonus content!

What Waits In The Woods by Terri Parlato

Her ballet career derailed by injury, a once-promising young dancer returns to her hometown only to face a grisly discovery – and the increasingly alarming realization that nothing from her past is quite what she believed.

When The Jessamine Grows by Donna Everhart

An evocative, morally complex novel set in rural 19th century North Carolina, as one woman fights to keep her family united, her farm running, and her convictions whole during the most devastating and divisive period in American history.

Long Time Gone by Charlie Donlea

When DNA results reveal a disturbing connection to the mysterious disappearance of a famous baby nearly three decades ago, a woman’s search for answers draws her to an ominous small town in Nevada and a dangerous web of corruption, power, and lies.

Becoming Ted by Matt Cain

A Man Called Ove meets “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” in this vibrant, joyful, universally relatable story about kindness, self-acceptance, and blooming at any age.

Her Soul for Revenge by Harley Laroux

To get revenge, she’ll need a demon. To get his help, she’ll promise him anything. Explore the darker side of desire and human nature in this edgy, intense, searingly sexy, dark paranormal romance.

Flock by Kate Stewart

A deliciously steamy, irresistibly edgy and suspenseful Robin Hood retelling that offers a thoroughly unique modern-day spin on the original brotherhood of morally gray bad boys.

The Murder Club by Alexandra Ivy

Investigating cold cases online from the safety of home is a harmless diversion for many true crime fans. But for one woman, it becomes a deadly game that’s all too real.

The Busy Body by Kemper Donovan

Fans of Veep and readers of Richard Osman, Anthony Horowitz, and Nita Prose will love this intelligent, wildly funny, literary mystery from the host of the “All About Agatha” podcast as a ghostwriter is chosen to collaborate on a presidential candidate’s memoir, only to end up as a prime suspect in a twisted murder investigation.

Santa Cruise by Fern Michaels

Fun, friendship and romance are on board as four lifelong friends embark on a holiday singles cruise in this heartwarming Christmas novel.

The Charmed Friends of Trove Isle by Annie Rains

In a grown-up twist on The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, a powerful, uplifting story of female friendship and resilience in a small Southern town, as former childhood friends overcome grief and begin to take new chances in their lives.

A Murder Most French by Colleen Cambridge

The City of Light is surging back to life in the wake of war, and its citizens are seizing every opportunity to raise a glass or share a delicious meal. But as American ex-pat Tabitha Knight and chef-in-training Julia Child discover, celebrations can quickly go awry when someone has murder in mind.

Earls Trip by Jenny Holiday

Ted Lasso meets Bridgerton for a 19th century spin on The Hangover in a laugh-out-loud bromantic comedy featuring three Regency-era Earls on their annual trip – ride-or-die buddies offering one another unconditional support in everything from Lady problems to family woes.

The Other Side of Disappearing by Kate Clayborn

From the acclaimed author of Georgie, All Along and Love Lettering, a pitch-perfect, radiantly transporting love story about an unexpected road trip, true crime obsessions, and hard won vulnerability.

Someone Else’s Bucket List by Amy T. Matthews

In a sisterly P.S. I Love You for the digital age, when an outgoing social media influencer leaves crippling medical debt behind after her tragically young death from leukemia, her final wish is for her introverted younger sister to take over her accounts and complete her bucket list while her millions of fans follow along.

Reprinted with permission from Kensington Books.