JULY - Indigoreads Book Club

Join us to discuss The Vacationers by Emma Straub, a novel about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of a family's two-week stay in Mallorca. 

For the Posts, a two-week trip to the Balearic island of Mallorca with their extended family and friends is a celebration: Franny and Jim are observing their thirty-fifth wedding anniversary, and their daughter, Sylvia, has graduated from high school. The sunlit island, its mountains and beaches, its tapas and tennis courts, also promise an escape from the tensions simmering at home in Manhattan. But all does not go according to plan: over the course of the vacation, secrets come to light, old and new humiliations are experienced, childhood rivalries resurface, and ancient wounds are exacerbated.

This is a story of the sides of ourselves that we choose to show and those we try to conceal, of the ways we tear each other down and build each other up again, and the bonds that ultimately hold us together.

On sale June 3rd, 2014. Click here to pre-order this book on indigo.ca 


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  • Helga

    Love it. Reading books I would normally never read

    1 · July 4, 2014

    • Indigo B.

      Great to hear Helga! That's certainly part of the fun with a book club - reading books that we may not have otherwise and being pleasantly surprised. We hope to see you next month to discuss The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes. Until then, happy reading!

      July 4, 2014

  • Ann

    Can not make this one, however I have packed this book for my holidays. Hope the discussion goes well.

    June 13, 2014

  • Shahab A.

    So its 2 times now that I have read the book and couldn't make it to the meetup, lets hope its third time lucky, btw really liked 'All the Light We Cannot See', bet the discussion was really interesting too :)

    2 · June 11, 2014

    • Indigo B.

      Sometimes life gets in the way but we hope to see you next time at book club!

      June 12, 2014

  • Linda

    Sorry that I will be missing July 3 discussion as I really enjoyed my first meeting. Awesome group. Linda

    June 11, 2014

    • Indigo B.

      Glad you enjoyed the discussion Linda! We hope to see you again :)

      June 12, 2014

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