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Hottest Summer Reads for Moms in 2014

by Erin Dower

Whether you're on the beach, porch, or couch, summer is the best time to open a book and step into another world. From scorching romance novels to riveting historical fiction and breezy beach reads, consider these popular page-turners to go with your glass of lemonade.

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The Vacationers, 2014 book

The Vacationers


By Emma Straub

The Post family escapes Manhattan for a two-week getaway to a breathtaking island in Mallorca, Spain. Franny and Jim are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary, and their daughter, Sylvia, has graduated from high school. But the trip isn't all tapas and tennis matches. Family dysfunction, childhood rivalries, and life transitions all come to a head and test the bonds of the Posts in paradise.

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