Vacation Mode On: Books to Take You Far, Far Away This Summer

Summer reading is a great excuse to get lost in books that will take you far away from wherever you are. Maybe you’re planning a vacation, or maybe you’re just looking forward to a breezy summer weekend in the sunshine. Either way, there’s nothing better than getting lost in a transporting book. Whether you’re looking for fun, lighthearted beach reads, fantasies set in imaginary kingdoms, riveting adventure stories, or works of nonfiction so outrageous they feel like fiction—you’re sure to find your next great summer read on this list.