Don't forget to pack one of these 20 summer reads before you leave for vacation

May 6, 2016 at 11:27 a.m. ET
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No summer is complete without getting lost in the pages of a new adventure. From international dramas and enduring love stories to revealing memoirs that capture the depth and fortitude of the human spirit, our latest book guide will make this summer one of the most literally satisfying yet. Here are 20 unforgettable novels to add to your summer tote bag.

1 /21: 'A House For Happy Mothers'

1/21 :'A House For Happy Mothers'

2 /21: 'Accidental Soldier'

2/21 :'Accidental Soldier'

3 /21: 'All Is Not Forgotten'

3/21 :'All Is Not Forgotten'

4 /21: 'Behold the Dreamers'

4/21 :'Behold the Dreamers'

5 /21: 'Clear To Lift'

5/21 :'Clear To Lift'

6 /21: 'Conquest'

6/21 :'Conquest'

7 /21: 'Don't You Cry'

7/21 :'Don't You Cry'

8 /21: 'Everybody Rise'

8/21 :'Everybody Rise'

9 /21: 'First Comes Love'

9/21 :'First Comes Love'

10 /21: 'Homegoing'

10/21 :'Homegoing'

11 /21: 'The House of Bradbury'

11/21 :'The House of Bradbury'

12 /21: 'It's Not Okay'

12/21 :'It's Not Okay'

13 /21: 'Memory of Us'

13/21 :'Memory of Us'

14 /21: 'Multiple Choice'

14/21 :'Multiple Choice'

15 /21: 'One True Loves'

15/21 :'One True Loves'

16 /21: 'Rich and Pretty'

16/21 :'Rich and Pretty'

17 /21: 'So Close'

17/21 :'So Close'

18 /21: 'The Choices We Make'

18/21 :'The Choices We Make'

19 /21: 'Tracing the Bones'

19/21 :'Tracing the Bones'

20 /21: 'Will You Won't You Want Me?'

20/21 :'Will You Won't You Want Me?'

21 /21: 'You Will Know Me'

21/21 :'You Will Know Me'