Our 6 Favourite Vacations Reads

Are you making plans to travel? Don’t forget to tuck your essentials in your carry-on! Sunscreen, sunglasses and your favourite book.

Looking for some great reads? Here are some hand-picked suggestions from our team!

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Two star-crossed magicians engage in a deadly game of cunning in The Night Circus, a spellbinding bestseller that has captured the world’s imagination. This book is captivating, entrancing the reader every magical step of the way.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

Follow the journey of a 15-year-old boy who describes himself as “a mathematician with some behavioural difficulties” who sees the world in a surprising and revealing way.

Bossypants by Tina Fey

We honestly cannot remember the last time we laughed this hard reading anything! American comedian Tina Fey writes this autobiographical comedy book.

What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

The story of a woman who loses her memory and has to decipher the last decade of her life. From being 29, in love and pregnant with her first child, she will wake up in another dimension where she is divorcing her husband and figuring out how to take care of her three kids.

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

The Mindy Project creator and star provides us with a realistic insight into her new life as she struggles with work and personal issues. Along the way, there are plenty of funny and heartfelt experiences.

The Forgotten Garden: A Novel by Kate Morton

This novel is driven by the mystery of why a 4-year-old child is found abandoned on an Australian wharf in 1913. Kate Morton provides the intricate layering of different times and places masterfully, gifting the reader with a story that captures the imagination and heart completely.

Since reading requires good eyesight, do not hesitate to make an appointment for an eye exam with an IRIS optometrist near you!

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