10 Best Books to Read on Vacation (Amazing Reads)

10 Best Books to Read on Vacation

Are you planning to read some amazing books this vacation?

Well, we have got you covered. Here we have recommended the 10 best books to read on vacation. From the best romance to the best mystery reads we have got you all covered.

10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
10 Best Books to Read on Vacation

Below each book, we have said why we recommend this book to you.

Also, Bonus: We have also given the link to the detailed review wherever possible. And, all have been arranged in alphabetical order. Because duhh, they all are amazing.

So, let’s get started. 10 best books to read on vacation.


#1 Curse of the Gods by Jane Washington and Jaymin Eve


About the Book

Curse of the Gods by Jane Washington and Jaymin Eve; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
Curse of the Gods by Jane Washington and Jaymin Eve

Title: Curse of the Gods

Author: Jaymin Eve and Jane Washington

Genre: Reverse Harem, Fantasy, Romance

Publisher: Self Published

Type: Series

No. of Books in it: 5

Books in it: #1 Trickery, #2 Persuasion, #3 Seduction, #4 Strength, #5 Pain

Goodreads Rating: 4.3 / 5

So Willa, the female main character, accidentally qualifies herself into the two dwellers that go and serve at Basswood. Only the best dwellers get to go there and, Willa is very clumsy and doesn’t know any etiquette about behaving around Sols. Sols are the people with magic. When she is tasked to serve the glorious Abcurse brothers, who are known for their power, arrogance, and impossible nature, her whole life changes. Now, has it changed for the better or for worse? That is for you to find out.

So if you are looking for a read full of battles, rebellions, magic, drama, kidnappings, mystery, and romance to read, this one is for you.

Note: The author has also published a novella set in this world and is called Neutral. So, if you want to read more of this series, you can check out: Neutral, Curse of The Gods #4.5

Why do we recommend this book?

This story is hilarious. You are going to laugh out loud pretty much most of the time. So be sure not to read it in public if you don’t want the stares. Just kidding, you can. But leaving the jokes aside, this series is one of my favorite reverse harems reads.

P.S.: This book is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

If you want to buy/gift Curse of the Gods by Jaymin Eve and Jane Washington, click on the link below: 👇


#2 Den of Vipers by K.A. Knight


About the Book

 Den of Vipers by K.A. Knight; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
Den of Vipers by K.A. Knight

Title: Den of Vipers

Author: K.A. Knight

Genre: Reverse Harem, Romance, Dark

Publisher: Self Published

Type: Standalone

Pages: 654

Goodreads Rating: 3.8 / 5

* This is a dark romance containing scenes and references that some readers may find triggering. So make sure to check all the triggers before picking it up. 

Ryder, Garrett, Kenzo, and Diesel, also known as the Vipers, run the town and everyone in it. They are not the kind of people you want to mess with, like ever. Yet my dad did. He ran up a debt with them and then sold me to them when he couldn’t pay it back. They own me now. But, I have never been a one to go down meekly. They can own my body, but they will never have my heart. But you know what they say, never say never.

P.S.: This book is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

I don’t have any words for this book. It’s amazing, fabulous, awesome, fantabulous, and whatever other adjectives you want to add. And I don’t know what to say. So I’m just going to ask you to give this book a try and tell us how you find it in the comments.

If you want to buy/gift Den of Vipers by K.A. Knight, click on the link below:👇


#3 Gently Falls The Bakula by Sudha Murty


About the Book

Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty

Title: Gently Falls The Bakula

Author: Sudha Murty

Genre: Penguin Books

Publisher: Contemporary Fiction, Realistic Fiction

Type: Standalone

Pages: 169

Goodreads Rating: 3.9 / 5

What is more important: a successful career or a happy marriage? Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbors and rivals in their schools. But soon they realize they have feelings for each other. Then, after a few years of dating, they get married. Shrikant joins an IT company where he works relentlessly to reach the top. While Shrimati, who is equally aspirational, sacrifices her career to fulfill her duties as the corporate leader’s wife. But then one day, while talking to her old professor, she realizes how empty her life has become. What does she do to find her happiness again? Does she find it?

Why do we recommend this book?

Gently Falls the Bakula is one of my favorite books. The story is so beautiful and captivating that even after years of reading it, I still remember the story as if I read it just yesterday. It is a short and relatable read.

If you want to read our full thoughts on it, click here: Review Of Gently Falls The Bakula By Sudha Murty (Spoiler Free) – Favbookshelf

If you want to buy/gift Gently Falls The Bakula by Sudha Murty, click on the link below: 👇


#4 Girl Online by Zoe Sugg


About the Book

Girl online by Zoe Sugg aka Zoella; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
Girl Online by Zoe Sugg aka Zoella

Title: Girl Online

Author: Zoe Sugg

Genre: YA, Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Penguin Publishing

Type: Series

No. of Books in it: 3

Books in it: #1 Girl Online, #2 On Tour, #3 Going Solo

Goodreads Rating: 4.4 / 5

Under the alias of GirlOnline, Penny blogs about school dramas, boys, her whirlwind family -and the panic attacks she’s suffered from lately. When things go from bad to worse about her attacks, her family sends her away to New York, where her mother has landed a big gig, to have a kind of vacation. It’s also the place where she meets the gorgeous, guitar-strumming Noah. She finds herself falling in love with him. But Noah has a secret that may break her heart and very well ruin Penny’s alias of GirlOnline.

Why do we recommend this book?

This is a very heartwarming series. I read this book about two-three years back. And I can still remember the story very clearly. This story is just fabulous. And not at all the one you will easily forget.

If you want to buy/gift Girl Online by Zoe Sugg, click on the link below: 👇


#5 Love Cliches by Emma St. Clair


About the Book

Love Cliches by Emma St. Clair; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
Love Cliches by Emma St. Clair

Title: Love Cliches

Author: Emma St. Clair

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Contemporary

Publisher: Self Published

Type: Series

No. of Books in it: 5

Books in it: #1 Falling for your Best Friend’s Twin, #2 Falling for your Boss, #3 Falling for your Fake Fiance, #3.5 The Twelve Holidays, #4 Falling for your Best Friend

Goodreads Rating: 4.3 / 5

P.S. You can read all these books as standalone

This series is full of love cliches like falling for your boss, BFF’s twin, your fake fiance, and definitely no big cliche than falling for your best friend. The first book tells the story of Abby and Zane covering the falling for your best friend’s sibling cliche. Then the second is about Zoey and Gavin, falling for your boss cliche. And the third one covers the cliche of falling for your fake fiance with the story of Hayden and Delilah. The Twelve Holidays and Falling for your Best Friend have the cliche of falling for your best friend with the story of Weston and Taylor and Harper and Chase. All these love stories are just awesome.

Why do we recommend this book?

All of these books are hilarious and sweet. They are just perfect for doing some light reading and are recommended vacation books to read.

P.S.: This book is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

If you want to buy/gift Love Cliches by Emma St. Clair, click on the link below: 👇


#6 Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoody and William Hoffer


About the Book

Not Without My Daughter by betty Mahmoody with William Hoffer; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoody with William Hoffer

Title: Not Without My Daughter

Author: Betty Mahmoody and William Hoffer

Genre: Non-fiction

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd 

Type: Standalone

Pages: 528

Goodreads Rating: 4 / 5

In August 1984, Michigan housewife, Betty Mahmoody, accompanies her husband to his native Iran for a two-week vacation. But then, that vacation turns into a permanent stay. To her horror, she finds herself and her four-year-old daughter, Mahtob, virtual prisoners of a man rededicated to his Shiite Moslem faith, in a land where women are near-slaves and Americans despised. Their only hope for escape lies in a dangerous underground that would not take her child. Not Without My Daughter is a biographical book by Betty Mahmoody detailing the escape of Betty and her daughter, Mahtob, from Betty’s abusive husband in Iran.

Why do we recommend this book?

I had read this book many years ago. But the story has just stayed with me. It is a very heart-touching story. If you want to read some dark true realities then, this is the book.

If you want to buy/gift Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoody and William Hoffer, click on the link below: 👇


#7 The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver


About the Book

The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver

Title: The Goodbye Man

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Genre:  Mystery, Suspense, Adventure

Publisher: HarperCollins India

Type: Series *can be read as a standalone

Pages: 468

Predecessor: The Never Game

Successor: The Final Twist

Goodreads Rating: 3.8 / 5

In pursuit of two armed fugitives in the wilderness of Washington State, unique investigator Colter Shaw, witnesses an unexpected suicide. This leads him to the Foundation – a cult that promises to transform people’s lives and to save them all. But it doesn’t feel like that. So he decides to go and experience it himself to draw conclusions. What will Colter find there? Will he be able to solve the mystery that is Osiris Foundation? Or will he deem it too dangerous in the end?

Why do we recommend this book?

This book surpassed all of the expectations I had from it. It was simply amazing. If you want to read something from the thriller or mystery genre, you will definitely enjoy reading this one.

If you want to buy/gift The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver, click on the link below: 👇


#8 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini


About the Book

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Title: The Kite Runner

Author: Khaled Hosseini

Genre: Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Type: Standalone

Pages: 340

Goodreads Rating: 4.3 / 5

The Kite Runner is the story of Amir and his loyal friend Hassan. In Afghanistan, 1975, twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win a kite fighting tournament. And Hassan is helping him win it. But, neither of the boys can predict the event that will happen in the afternoon. And this event will change their whole lives forever. After the Russians invade, their family is forced to flee to America. But then one day Amir realizes that he must return to Afghanistan under Taliban rule to find the one thing that his new world cannot grant him; Redemption. Will he get that?

Why do we recommend this book?

This story is just going to be in my heart forever. And, it will stay in your heart too after reading it. It is an awesome story about friendship. And, is surely in the list of top 10 books that you must read before you die.

If you want to buy/gift The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, click on the link below: 👇


#9 To All The Boys I’ve Loved by Jenny Han


About the Book

To All the boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
To All the Boys I’ve Loved by Jenny Han

Title: To All The Boys I’ve Loved

Author: Jenny Han

Genre: YA, Romance

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books

Type: Series

No. of Books in it: 3

Books in it: #1 To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, #2 P.S. I Still Love You, #3 Always and Forever Lara Jean

Goodreads Rating: 4.4 / 5

Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in the hatbox her mother gave her. They ain’t the letters anyone wrote for her but the ones she wrote herself. So, there are these five letters, one for each boy she has had a crush on, but never said it out loud. And when she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she wouldn’t ever say in real life. Until the day her secret letters are mailed. And suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control and real. What will happen when all her crushes get the letters she wrote?

Why do we recommend this book?

I don’t know what to say about this book. This book is just so amazing, fabulous, and wonderfully written. And I’m sure, your reaction will also be the same after reading this series.

If you want to buy/gift To All The Boys I’ve Loved by Jenny Han, click on the link below: 👇


#10 Will you Still Love me? By Ravinder Singh


About the Book

Will You Still Love Me? by Ravinder Singh; 10 Best Books to Read on Vacation
Will you Still Love me? By Ravindra Singh

Title: Will you Still Love me?

Author: Ravinder Singh

Genre: Romance

Publisher: India Penguin Metro Reads

Type: Standalone

Pages: 240

Goodreads Rating: 3.8 / 5

Rajveer Saini, a Punjabi boy, and Lavanya Gogoi, a girl from Meghalaya, are worlds apart from one another as one can be. The two are next to each other on a flight from Mumbai to Chandigarh next to each other. It’s love at first flight, at least for one of them. And for the other… well, it’s going to take more than a plane ride! And when love does finally happen, there are more obstacles to overcome than they thought would be. Rajveer even has to stand up to his family for them to be together. And after they have finally overcome all these barriers, life throughs another at them. One they never expected. And now their love will be put to the ultimate test. And there are no guarantees. Will they survive it?

Why do we recommend this book?

It is a love story that not just makes you believe in love again but it also highlights reality and social issues. So, if you are looking to read some light romance this vacation, then this book is for you.

If you want to buy/gift Will you Still Love me? By Ravinder Singh, click on the link below: 👇


P.S: Some books recommended here are available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read these books for free. Check out this article: Is Kindle Unlimited Worth It?

SO, to conclude here is the list of the 10 best books to read on vacation for you:

1. Curse of the Gods by Jaymin Eve and Jane Washington Buy the Book
2. Den of Vipers by K.A. KnightBuy the Book
3. Gently Falls The Bakula by Sudha MurtyBuy the Book
4. Girl Online by Zoe SuggBuy the Book
5. Love Cliches by Emma St. ClairBuy the Book
6. Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoody and William Hoffer Buy the Book
7. The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver Buy the Book
8 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Buy the Book
9. To All The Boys I’ve Loved by Jenny Han Buy the Book
10. Will you Still Love me? By Ravinder Singh Buy the Book
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