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A Passage to India
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Balsam Hill Summer Reading List: Books that Take Us on a Journey

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Books have the ability to magically transport readers to both faraway and familiar landscapes. Through beautifully crafted prose, they treat readers to a sensory feast, providing an opportunity to know and fall in love with places they may never get to visit in their lifetime. Through the characters, books shed new light on places. This summer, embark on a journey and rediscover the world with these five marvelous novels:

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Beautiful and Damned
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Summer Reading List:
In the Lap of Luxury

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Photo by Stewart. CC BY 2.0.
Photo by Stewart. CC BY 2.0..

Popular media often portray the rich thriving in a world of glitz and glamour: the elegant dresses and jewelry, the expensive liquor, and the grand parties unravel a tale of opulence envied by many. What people fail to realize is that underneath this glimmering facade are the everyday dilemmas attached to their social status. Like everyone else, they are bound to a landscape of uncertainty: a play on power and vulnerability so enticing to witness from a reader’s point of view. This summer, delve into the loves and losses of the elite with these five groundbreaking novels:
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