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Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures author Emma Straub writes about one family's two-week trip to the island of Mallorca in The Vacationers, a story about the complicated up-and-down dynamics among family and friends. Out May 29
Amazon: The Petrakis family lives in the small Greek seaside village of Plaka, where the nation's leper colony once was located—a place that has haunted four generations of Petrakis women. The Island is an enthralling story of dreams and desires, of secrets desperately hidden, and of leprosy's touch on an unforgettable family.
For anyone who enjoyed her previous book, "Sullivans Island", this book is a chance to get reacquainted with some of those wonderful characters and to meet some interesting new ones. I enjoyed Ms. Frank's descriptions of beautiful Sullivans Island and the low country, and I always enjoy her wit. Great summer read!