Caught Reading: Holiday Travel Edition

Traveling goes hand in hand with the holidays. As we make our way to the homes of loved ones, many of us are lucky enough to get lost in a book on the way. We traveled by plane, train and bus, and we noted what we saw you reading. 

Murder on the Orient Express has been adapted for screen several times, most recently as a movie directed by Kenneth Branagh currently in theaters. It's no surprise that we caught you with the original novel by Agatha Christie, which seems very apropos for holiday travel.

The latest Jack Reacher, The Midnight Line, by Lee Child is a popular thriller this season. It's getting great reviews and is timely as it revolves around the opioid epidemic. You'll keep turning the pages to see where this one takes Reacher.

We spotted you with the darkly magical debut Gilded Cage. Selected as one of Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best titles this year, it's the start of a fantasy trilogy set in an alternative modern-day England where regular people must spend 10 years in slavery for aristocrats.

Another Best of the Best title we spied was Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing. The author of Salvage the Bones channels some Toni Morrison in this emotional powerhouse of a novel.

We were reminded of one of our favorite movies when we saw you reading the humorously witty The Princess Bride. This one has something for everyone and plenty of "good parts."

Do you plan to dive into a book while traveling for the holidays? Let us know which one!

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