If you live in Michigan, you'll know we've been in the midst of a heat wave that's pushed temperatures into the 90s on a daily basis. So now might be the perfect time to stay indoors and enjoy your scalding hot settings in the pages of a book instead. Of course, if you'd rather escape the heat entirely, we've got a list for you, too.
For a refreshing change from the murky European woodlands of so much popular fantasy fiction, check out S. A. Chakraborty's Daevabad trilogy, based on Middle Eastern mythology.
If you're wanting to lean into the small, beachside town vibes, this is the perfect little getaway.
If you ever find a book that makes you want a glass of water more than this one, let me know.
A literary thriller set in North Africa in 1972 involving a hippie commune, murder, a missing suitcase full of money, and a man with no memory -Anthony
Not only oppressive heat and humidity, but also dangerous wildlife. What could possibly go wrong?
A Western set in 1890s Arizona territory, this book is full of myth, ghosts, and unexpected ungulates. Thirst and want literally haunt these pages, perfect for the seekers out there that dream of the West, and appreciate a beautifully woven tale. I loved it!