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5 Books To Satisfy Your Wanderlust Craving

Hungry for a little escape from reality? Save your paid-time off days and satisfy the globe trotter inside of you with these 5 must-read books.

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Losing the Light: A Novel by Andrea Dunlop

Grab your passport and travel back in time to young Brooke Thompson's memorable year abroad in Nantes, France. After unexpectedly running into a man from her past, Brooke begins to unravel the soon the memories she'd spent her years trying to forget are resurfacing full-force. A complicated friendship, a disastrous affair with a professor, and intoxicating relationships factor in making this an unforgettable trip.

Wreck and Order: A Novel by Hannah Tennant - Moore

Feeling stuck in your life right now? Travel with Elsie in Wreck and Order as she embarks on her soul-search journey through Paris and Sri Lanka. After realizing that dramatic change is the only way to find answers to the important questions that drive us all, Elsie ditches her abusive relationship and dead-end job at a newspaper for the provoking discoveries of the unknown in Paris and Sri Lanka. Through challenges, experiences and connections, she meets people who open her mind and aid in helping her find the change she genuinely hopes to find.

Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

Disappear in to the jungles of Rio, Brazil in Idra Novey's debut novel, Ways to Disappear. When Brazilian writer Beatriz Yagoda goes missing after last being seen smoking a cigar and climbing into an almond tree, it is up to her American translator, Emma, to find her. Traveling to Brazil from Pittsburgh, Emma and Beatriz's children conspire to solve their boss and mother's mysterious disappearance. Meanwhile on the journey to finding her, Yagoda's past affairs resurface and her substantial gambling debt is exposed, making this mystery stickier than expected.

The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota

Four people. Four backgrounds. Four stories. One goal: to begin something new. Whether it be a new way to support their families, new opportunities for their future, or new chances to show their worth, these individuals journey from India to England to find exactly what they need. The Year of the Runaways tells the epic journey of immigration in it's richest form, making for an unforgettable reading experience.

Peacekeeping: A Novel by Mischa Berlinski

Journey to the mesmerizing country of Haiti in Berlinski's upcoming novel, Peacekeeping. When the financial crisis of 2008 brakes out, former deputy sheriff and failed politician Terry White accepts an opportunity working for the UN, helping to train Haitian police officers. While acclimating to a remote town where there are more donkeys than cars and coffin makers than restaurants, Terry befriends an American-educated judge. Terry uses his friendship as an opportunity to become involved in Haiti's politics, but it isn't long until he finds himself in love with the judge's wife. A little scandal in the jungle makes for a fun literary adventure.

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