Books To Read If You Didn’t Get A Vacation This Summer

These 14 books will send you on a literary road trip.


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Have you been stuck at home all summer watching your Facebook friends post pictures of their exotic travels around the world? If you didn’t get a vacation this year, and you’ve been staring at the same small town all season, your home turf can seem pretty inadequate. These 14 utterly transportive books set in the good ol’ US of A will take you on incredible adventures, show you your own country through brand new eyes, and remind you that you don’t need to go abroad to have an amazing summer.


What books have you read that make you feel as though you’ve traveled to the locale in the setting? Let us know in the comments!


Bookshelf curated by Emma Oulton.

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About Emma Oulton

Emma Oulton

EMMA OULTON has more books than friends, and is perfectly happy with that arrangement. She lives in London with a dog called Hippo, works in publishing, and live-tweets her life from @emmaoulton.

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