March 16, 2010

Vacation Books and Why We Love Them

A woman jets off to a swanky resort with her boyfriend… who then mysteriously disappears. A girl connects with a secretive biker while spending the summer at a beach town. Three siblings find a mysterious map in their vacation home. These three very different books (Here Today, Gone to Maui by Carol Snow; Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen; and Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper) have one thing in common: they all take place while the main characters are on vacation. This is part of what makes these types of books fun to read (and write): everything […]