We all have had this dilemma at one time or another -- which books do we bring with us on vacation? How many books for how many days? Do we choose ARCs that are due for reading or use our time away for "fun" books? Short books versus long books, paperbacks versus hardcovers -- there are just so many factors that it is not a quick decision. I've been thinking about this for weeks so far!
I'm taking a ten day trip (about six hours of flight each way) and I am trying to decide on my books. The ones I'm currently considering are
The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones (ARC)
The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter (ARC)
A River in the Sky by Elizabeth Peters
Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
The Prestige by Christopher Priest
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
There are a couple others that I might consider but I'm leaning toward three or four of these (Jones, Pratchett, Peters and Willis). As you can see, I'm going for fun reads with the ARCs being fun ones as well, even if they are required reading. They're all paperbacks though the ARCs are oversized. But now I have to decide if four books is enough ...
Packing the essentials,