Travel the World Without Leaving Your Couch

July 21 2018
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Got the travel bug but can’t exactly pack a bag and take off at a moment’s notice? Here are 4 books that will transport you to another country, or even another world (and you can keep your shoes on and your water bottle handy!).

The Room on Rue Amélie
by Kristin Harmel

For fans of: LILAC GIRLS and Dunkirk

Description: An American woman, a young Jewish girl, and a dashing RAF pilot find their lives intertwined in WWII Paris during the Occupation. Filled with drama and heart, you won’t want to put this one down.

You’ll love when: Ruby first meets pilot Thomas in the most unusual of circumstances.

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The Room on Rue Amélie
Kristin Harmel

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The Unforgotten
by Laura Powell

For fans of: Elizabeth George and Broadchurch

Description: It’s 1956, and Betty Broadbent has never left her tiny Cornish fishing village…but when two women are found brutally murdered, journalists from London descend on the tiny town and Betty discovers an exciting and dangerous world opening before her.

You’ll love when: Betty and Mr. Gallagher have an intense conversation over tea.

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The Unforgotten
Laura Powell

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The Woman in Cabin 10
by Ruth Ware

For fans of: THE WOMAN INTHE WINDOW and DEATH ON THE NILE

Description: Lo, a travel writer is invited to cover the maiden voyage of an ultra-luxurious superyacht. But when the woman in the cabin next door disappears without a trace, she’s convinced there’s a murderer on board. However, no one else on the cruise believes there was ever a woman there at all…

You’ll love when: you get to the hot-tub scene.

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The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware

A travel writer assigned to review a luxury cruise vacation witnesses a terrifying murder. But all the passengers remain accounted for—and as the ship sails on, she must attempt to convince the other passengers that something has gone terribly, terribly wrong.

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Hold Back the Stars
by Katie Khan

For fans of: ONE DAY and Gravity

Description: An accident leaves two astronauts—and lovers—falling through space, their ship destroyed. With only 90 minutes of oxygen between them, can they find a way to survive, or will one of them have to make the ultimate sacrifice?

You’ll love when: Carys and Max have their first date at the telescope.

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Hold Back the Stars
Katie Khan

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