Meet Me in Paradise

Meet Me in Paradise by Libby Hubscher is the perfect beach book you've been waiting for. Ever since her journalist mother died on assignment, Marin has avoided all risks, and that includes leaving the state of Tennessee. But when her younger sister convinces her to visit a tropical island for a spa weekend, Marin will be forced to leave her comfort zone in the dust and finally confront the trauma that has been holding her back from enjoying life for so long.

You'll Thank Me For This

The Dutch tradition of blindfolding teens and leaving them in the woods to find their way home is at the center of Nina Siegal's engrossing thriller You'll Thank Me For This. Karin is one of four young teens dropped off in Hoge Veluwe National Forest by their parents, but when she clashes with the older teens, Karin is left to find her own way home as something sinister lurks in the woods.

Red Island House

Set in Madagascar, Red Island House by Andrea Lee tells the story of Shay, a Black American professor whose marriage to an Italian businessman leads to her running the large household of her vacation villa. Over the course of 20 years of marriage, Shay watches stories unspool around her, but she can't stay a passive observer when life quite literally comes knocking at her door.