Lists and Suggestions

List: Summer Reads: Adventures Around the World

Anappara, Deepa, author.

Based on a true story--Nine-year-old Jai watches too many reality police shows, thinks he's sma... More

Lee, Min Jin, author.

PACHINKO follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunj... More

Oxenreider, Tsh, 1977- author.

As Tsh Oxenreider, author of Notes From a Blue Bike, chronicles her family's adventure around t... More

Hosseini, Khaled, author.

Sea Prayer is composed in the form of a letter, from a father to his son, on the eve of their journe... More

Jaswal, Balli Kaur, author.

The British-born Punjabi Shergill sisters--Rajni, Jezmeen, and Shirnia--were never close and barely ... More

Greer, Andrew Sean, author.

Receiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding, Arthur, a failed novelist on the eve of ... More

Adebayo, Ayobami, 1988- author.

A novel about a married Nigerian couple who must grapple with staggering levels of loss and betraya... More

Auður A. Ólafsdóttir, 1958- author.

Iceland in the 1960s. Hekla always knew she wanted to be a writer. In a nation of poets, where each ... More

Murata, Sayaka, 1979- author.

Keiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she wo... More

Vida, Vendela, author.

After being robbed of her wallet and passport while on a mysterious trip to Morocco, a woman feels a... More

Mbue, Imbolo, author.

Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, it tells the story of a people living in fear amidst... More

Coleman, Laura (Wildlife conservationist), author.

Presents the story of the author's journey in the Amazon jungle, where she fell in love with a ... More

Knisley, Lucy, author, artist.

An Age of License is Knisley's comics travel memoir recounting her adventures. It's punctu... More

Han, Kang, 1970- author.

Follows the aftermath of a young boy's shocking death during a violent student uprising as told... More

Locke, Tembi, 1970- author.

A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian ... More

Wood, Levison, 1982- author.

Starting in the Yucatán, Wood sets out on an epic walking voyage, moving through Belize, Guatemala,... More

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

Taken hostage by a failed bank robber while attending an open house, eight anxiety-prone strangers--... More

Sudbanthad, Pitchaya, author.

A house in the center of Bangkok becomes the point of confluence where lives are shaped by upheaval,... More

Wilkinson, Lauren, 1984- author.

1986, the heart of the Cold War. A young black woman working in an old boys' club, Marie Mitch... More

Slimani, Leïla, 1981- author.

Adèle appears to have the perfect life: She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beau... More

Hibbert, Talia, author.

Emerging from a life-threatening illness, a fiercely organized but unfulfilled computer geek recruit... More

Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964-2020, author, translator.

Presents a complete collection of the author's short stories, some of which were not previously... More

Towles, Amor, author.

A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander ... More