Book Recs to Match Your Spring Break Plans

The cruelest months of winter are behind us, and it’s time to start dreaming of sunnier climes and pleasant getaways. We teamed up with our friends at Everyday eBook to pick book recommendations that will match your spring break plans, whatever they may be! Check out our picks below, and pop over to Everyday eBook for more pairings to pack your travel bag.

Going someplace cloudy and contemplative? Take Kevin Brockmeier’s The Brief History of the Dead.

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Hitting up New Orleans and want to think about the grittier side of town? Check out Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto (the creator and writer of HBO’s True Detective!) or Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran.

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If Little Miss Sunshine makes your dysfunctional family roadtrips look tame, try Touch and Go by Thad Nodine.

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If you’re stuck at home but want to think about travel, pick up Alibis by Andre Aciman (essays) and Contents May Have Shifted by Pam Houston (fiction).

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Curled up somewhere cold and wishing it would stop frigging snowing already, and you’re longing for summer? Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell oughta do the trick.

Instructions for a Heat Wave Maggie O'Farrell Cover

Something to dip in and out of in between dips in the pool: The Last Girlfriend on Earth by Simon Rich or One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak.

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Going to a destination wedding? Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead will satisfy your craving for friends-and-family drama and hilarity.

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How will you be pairing up books for your spring break plans? Tell us in the comments, and don’t forget to head over to Everyday eBook for more great matches.

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