Vacation Vibes

Summer is often a season of transition and exploration. Days are longer and time is there to be filled. Summer also means vacation and the chance to get away, and maybe even reinvent yourself outside your usual surroundings. In these books, our main characters leave their everyday lives behind, if only briefly, and find that travel can open your world to any number of possibilities. 

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And We’re Off

Offered a summer trip to Europe to study history’s most famous artists, seventeen-year-old Nora is required to create a unique painting at each stop but clashes with her mom who fears her daughter’s optimism may prompt an insecure future. This title is also available as an eBook and as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby. 

As Far as You’ll Take Me

 Seventeen-year-old Marty Pierce leaves small-town Kentucky for London, hoping to explore his sexuality and find work playing oboe, but homesickness, anxiety, and his dwindling savings worsen even as his dreams are coming true. This title is also available as an eBook on OverDrive/Libby. 


 Love & Other Great Expectations

Britt Hanson embarks on a competitive scavenger hunt in England that takes her to the locations of classic British novels–and along the way, she meets a bookish British boy who is not allowed to help her with the clues but might make the trip take some unexpected turns. This title is also available as an eBook on OverDrive/Libby.