Our Favorite Escape Reads

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The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition)
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition) (Hunger Games Series Prequel)
The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Circe
House of Leaves: The Remastered Full-Color Edition
The Glass Hotel
The Rules of Magic
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner)
Never Let Me Go
The Water Dancer: A Novel
Oona Out of Order
Sharks in the Time of Saviors
Ninth House (Barnes & Noble Book Club Edition)
The Immortalists
Lincoln in the Bardo (Booker Prize Winner)

Escape into Mystery & Thriller

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The Boy from the Woods
Blindside (Michael Bennett Series #12)
Then She Was Gone
Long Range (Joe Pickett Series #20)
We Were Liars
One by One
A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine Series #2)
Neverworld Wake
The 20th Victim (Women's Murder Club Series #20)
Pretty as a Picture
Ready Player One: A Novel
Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum Series #26)
This Tender Land: A Novel
7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Blue Moon (Jack Reacher Series #24)

Escape into History & Nonfiction

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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
Thinking, Fast and Slow
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Man's Search for Meaning
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

Escape into Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Fahrenheit 451: A Novel
The Hobbit
Smoke Bitten (Mercy Thompson Series #12)
House of Earth and Blood
The Priory of the Orange Tree
Kindred / Edition 1
Dune
The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth's Past Series #1) (Hugo Award Winner)
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic Series #1)
The Last Wish: Introducing the Witcher
The City We Became
Leviathan Wakes (Expanse Series #1)
Gods of Jade and Shadow
The Martian
The Rage of Dragons (Burning Series #1)

Escape into Fascinating Life Stories

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Untamed
Becoming
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Educated
The Glass Castle
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
The Mamba Mentality: How I Play
Alexander Hamilton
When Breath Becomes Air
Incomparable
Grant
When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

Escape into Historical Fiction

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz
News of the World
Cilka's Journey: A Novel
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
The Alice Network
Before We Were Yours
The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel
Lady Clementine
Tidelands
The Lost Girls of Paris
Sold on a Monday
We Must Be Brave
The Flight Girls
A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge Series #3)
The Winemaker's Wife

Escape into Contemporary Romance

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Virgin River (Virgin River Series #1)
Second Chance Summer (Cedar Ridge Series #1)
The Country Guesthouse (Sullivan's Crossing Series #5)
Cut and Run (Sisterhood Series #30)
Window on the Bay
Fearless
Country Strong: A Novel
Sisters by Choice (Blackberry Island Series #4)
The Sea Glass Cottage
Almost Just Friends
Cottage by the Sea
The Best of Us (Sullivan's Crossing Series #4)
The Oysterville Sewing Circle
Longing for Yesterday
The Cliff House

Escape into YA Fantasy & Adventure

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Lore (Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition)
Children of Virtue and Vengeance (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Legacy of Orïsha Series #2)
Graceling (Graceling Realm Series #1)
Fire (Graceling Realm Series #2)
Chain of Gold (Last Hours Series #1)
The Cruel Prince (Folk of the Air Series #1)
A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Cursebreaker Series #1)
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm Series #3)