These vacation page-turners will keep you busy all spring break
Believe it or not, spring break is right around the corner. Most college students are preparing for a week of fun, whether that means relaxing on a beach or embarking on a road trip. Wherever you're enjoying the break, you can probably use a fun and easy read to get you excited for this brief vacation.
"The Layover" by Lacie Waldon
This easy-to-read romantic comedy is about seasoned flight attendant Ava Greene, who's ready to start a new phase of her life. During her last flight before she retires, Ava encounters former pilot Jack Stone, her least favorite person in the world.
When their flight makes an unwanted and unexpected weekend layover in Belize, Ava is forced to spend three days at a luxurious resort with her nemesis. After being in forced proximity to Jack, she realizes she may have been wrong about him all along.
"The Layover" is a breezy, tropical romance that's highly addictive and promises to be read in nearly one sitting (or on one flight).
"The Roughest Draft" by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley
After their three-year partnership ended on bad terms, co-writers Katrina Freeling and Nathan Van Huysen never expected they would see each other again. But when the demand for a final book rears its ugly head, so do the reasons they've hated each other for years.
Katrina and Nathan return to the same Florida house where they wrote their last romance novel, but the trip stirs up old feelings and past traumas. "The Roughest Draft" is the perfect spring break read and a great way to prepare you for your Florida trip. At least you'll be more excited about it than Katrina and Nathan.
"The Unhoneymooners" by Christina Lauren
After a lifetime of being unlucky, Olive Torres strikes gold when she's the only person not to get food poisoning at her sister's wedding. Well, she and her arch-nemesis, Ethan Thomas.
Olive's luck continues when, due to the dietary mishap, she's able to go on her sister's all-expense-paid honeymoon to Hawaii but has to travel with Ethan — and they have to pretend to be newlyweds. Nevertheless, this light read is bound to get you in the vacation mindset, especially if you're headed anywhere tropical.
"Beach Read" by Emily Henry
If you're an avid reader, then it's highly likely that you've heard of the one and only Emily Henry. If so, you might want to check out her first novel, "Beach Read." This book follows January Andrews, a romance writer who no longer believes in love.
Unfortunately for January, she's stuck in a contract and has a deadline for another romance novel around the corner. But it turns out her neighbor for the summer, literary fiction writer, Augustus Everett, is in a similar rut.
The two strike a deal and decide to help by completing each other's projects. Gus will spend the summer writing a romance book, and January has to write a literary novel.
It seems to be the perfect plan until they spend the entire summer together and stir up old feelings. You might want to pick up this one if you're interested in the enemies-to-lovers trope.
"Every Summer After" by Carley Fortune
Last but not least, if you're looking for an easy summer romance about best friends turned lovers, you might be interested in "Every Summer After" by Carley Fortune. After Percy Fraser has to return to a place she never intended to see again, she finds herself reunited with an old friend, Sam Florek.
After not speaking for a decade, Percy and Sam are pushed back into familiar patterns and are forced to confront their past mistakes. Even though their connection is still undeniable, Percy and Sam find it difficult to forget their issues.
This book takes place over six summers in the past and one weekend in the present — getting you ready for not only spring break but also summer vacation.
Whichever novel you choose to read over this spring break, you certainly won't be disappointed. These are great options to get you in the vacation spirit and are light-hearted, easy reads to binge while relaxing on the beach or on the couch.