Audience:General / adult
Dimensions:8.2in x 5.5 x 1.04 in | 0.78 lb
Page Count:400 pages
AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! People we Meet on Vacation debuted at #1 on the paperback list and #5 on the combined list; Emily’s previous book, Beach Read, debuted on the paperback list at #6 and on the combined list at #12, staying on for 12 weeks
INDIE NEXT AND #1 LIBRARY READS PICK!
HIGH-CONCEPT LOVE STORY: People You Meet on Vacation offers a delicious twist on the sort of friends-to-lovers story that pulls at your heartstrings and satisfies.
EXCITING NEW VOICE: Emily has a fresh, smart, effervescent voice and gorgeous style that positions her for a long fiction career ahead.
PERFECT SUMMER READ: With fabulous destinations, irresistible romantic tension, and a journey of self-discovery, this is the ideal summer escape and the kind of sweet spot elevated romance/women’s fiction that booksellers and readers are asking for
PRECISELY WHAT READERS WANT: Emily writes the smart, joyful fiction readers can’t get enough of right now.
“What Henry is especially skilled at is writing dialogue. The banter between Poppy and Alex is so natural, quick and witty that it would make Shonda Rhimes do a slow clap.”
—The Associated Press
“Beach Read fans, assemble. Emily Henry is back with another smart, steamy romance….Warning: you will feel all the feels. And probably shed a few tears.”
“The strength of People We Meet on Vacation [is] the clever observations, the dialogue (which is laugh-out-loud funny) and, most particularly, the characters. Funny and fumbling and lovable, they’re most decidedly worth the trip."
—The Wall Street Journal
“A delightful love story full of hilarious one-liners and winking asides, making it the perfect poolside companion.”
“Emily Henry is my newest automatic-buy author, and People We Meet on Vacation is the perfect getaway: a heartfelt, funny, tender escape that you wish could last forever.”
—Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Two Ways
“People We Meet on Vacation is a gorgeous slow-burn romance, full of sexual tension and tantalizing possibility. I fell head over heels for Alex and Poppy, and loved travelling all over the world with them both.”
—Beth O’Leary, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Flatshare
“This is a perfect rom com, and I completely adored it. I think Emily Henry might be our generation’s answer to Nora Ephron. A witty, warm page turner.”
—Sophie Cousens, New York Times bestselling author of GMA book club pick This Time Next Year
“Emily Henry is a STAR! Deeply emotional and starkly funny, People We Meet on Vacation cements Emily Henry as the Queen of Banter. Rom-com fans will swoon over this slow burn friends-to-lovers romance. Poppy and Alex are real and flawed and ultra-lovable, and their Summer Trips will scratch an itch for those of us who’ve missed traveling. A perfect summer read!”
—Alexis Daria, bestselling author of You Had Me at Hola
“A compulsively readable book full of sparkling wit, dazzling prose and a romance that grabbed me by the heart and wouldn’t let me go.”
—Abby Jimenez, USA Today bestselling author of Life’s Too Short
“An absolute delight: swoony, legitimately moving, and packed with witty banter that makes Alex and Poppy jump off the page. We are already waiting impatiently for whatever Emily writes next.”
—Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, USA Today bestselling authors of The Royal We and The Heir Affair
“Henry’s biggest strength is in the sparkling, often laugh-out-loud-funny dialogue, particularly the banter-filled conversations between Poppy and Alex. The end result is a story that pays homage to classic romantic comedies while having a point of view all its own. A warm and winning When Harry Met Sally update that hits all the perfect notes.”
“Henry’s skills with sensory detail and lovable characters shine through. This is a strong choice for readers looking for a vicarious summer vacation of their own.”