Vacation reading: 4 books to discover

 

 

In the mood for a literary escapade? To escape the everyday grind during the summer holidays, move away from the online world to rediscover the joys of reading…on paper. Whether you treat yourself to a staycation or you plan on leaving the city, grab a book and keep it handy.

Here are four suggestions of books to pick up on your well-deserved vacations.

 

1 - Californian Road Trip

 

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Our suggestion : My absolute darling, by Gabriel Tallent

Stop surviving and start living – this is Julia’s wish. An exhilarating thriller, My Absolute Darling has won the America Prize for best American book of the year.

 

 

2 - Urban Exploration in Montreal

 

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Our suggestion : Le plongeur, by Stéphane Larue

A wonderfully written novel exposing the dark side of the restaurant business, slot machines, and addiction.

 

 

3 - On a Maine Beach

 

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Our suggestion : Bondrée, by Andrée A. Michaud

Summer of ’67. Zaza disappears during a family outing on Bondrée Lake, and is later found dead in the forest. Tragic accident or sordid crime? A captivating detective novel you’ll want to read from cover to cover without interruption.

 

 

4 - Adventure in Northern Quebec

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Our suggestion : Le peuple rieur : hommage à mes amis Innus, by Serge Bouchard

A book to discover and fall in love with Innu history, culture and language.


 

 

Happy Holidays…and Happy Reading!