Books-A-Million releases list of good reads for Spring Break


FLORENCE–Spring Break season is here, which means plenty of downtime, recreation, and R&R – rest and reading, that is! To help students steer clear of wordy textbooks during the well-deserved week off, Books-A-Million has released top-rated titles to tote along for the vacation fun – from fantasy tales and suspenseful thrillers to contemporary romance and funny fictions. Whether Spring Breakers are beach bound or sticking around for a staycation, these books will keep them enthralled and entertained all hiatus long.
Highlighted Spring Break picks:

“Be Frank With Me” by Julia Claiborne Johnson
Specially selected as Books-A-Million’s Spring 2016 President’s Pick, “Be Frank With Me” is filled with humor, love and only-in-Hollywood moments. The charming story follows a mother and son, and the intrepid young woman who is pulled into their unforgettable world.

“Lady Midnight” by Cassandra Clare
The first book of the “Dark Artifices” series, “Lady Midnight” is the heartrending sequel to the internationally bestselling “Mortal Instruments” series. Emma Carstairs is bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses. She must learn to trust her head and heart as she investigates a demonic plot.

“The Widow” by Fiona Barton
For fans of “Gone Girl” and “The Girl on the Train,” “The Widow” is an electrifying thriller that takes readers into the dark spaces that exist between a husband and a wife. There is a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing, but now there’s no reason to stay quiet.

“A Girl’s Guide to Moving On” by Debbie Macomber
A powerful new standalone novel, “A Girl’s Guide to Moving On” follows two women who become unlikely best friends: a former mother and daughter-in-law who each leave their cheating husbands only to discover a kindred spirit in one another.

“The High Mountains of Portugal” by Yann Martel
From the author of “The Life of Pi,” “The High Mountains of Portugal” offers a haunting exploration of great love and loss. Filled with tenderness, humor and endless surprise, it takes the reader on a road trip through Portugal in the last century—and through the human soul.

For more Spring Break picks from Books-A-Million, visit http://bit.ly/BAM_Bestsellers.


Books-A-Million, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is the second-largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Alabama and now operates over 250 stores in the 32 states as well as an online store at http://www.booksamillion.com.

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