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  • Published: 20 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241992234
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $22.99

You and Me on Vacation

'The hottest book of the summer' JOSIE SILVER


12 SUMMERS AGO: Poppy and Alex meet. They hate each other, and are pretty confident they'll never speak again.

11 SUMMERS AGO: They're forced to share a ride home from college and by the end of it a friendship is formed. And a pact: every year, one vacation together.

10 SUMMERS AGO: Alex discovers his fear of flying on the way to Vancouver.
Poppy holds his hand the whole way.

7 SUMMERS AGO: They get far too drunk and narrowly avoid getting matching tattoos in New Orleans.

2 SUMMERS AGO: It all goes wrong.

THIS SUMMER: Poppy asks Alex to join her on one last trip. A trip that will determine the rest of their lives.

  • Published: 20 July 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241992234
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Emily Henry

Emily Henry is the author of the butterfly-inducing romantic comedies Beach Read and You & Me on Vacation, both of which were New York Times bestsellers. She studied creative writing at Hope College and now lives and writes in the American Midwest. She has featured in Prima, Elle, Woman & Home, The Independent (among others) and Jodi Picoult calls her 'my newest automatic-buy author.' Book Lovers is her third novel.

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Praise for You and Me on Vacation

The hottest book of the summer - the pages simply sizzle!

Josie Silver

A gorgeous page-turner of a novel that provided the perfect escapist romp

Laura Jane Williams

Emily Henry is my newest automatic-buy author . . . the perfect getaway: a heartfelt, funny, tender escape that you wish could last forever

Jodi Picoult

A gorgeous 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

Funny, and seriously sizzling


Clever and funny, this is a tender love story

Woman & Home

A funny, quirky and addictive read - if you loved When Harry Met Sally, you're going to fall for these two. We did!

Woman and Home

The ideal getaway for those who wish to travel without leaving the house!

Lindsey Kelk

This sizzling love story had us on the edge of our deckchairs!

Take a Break

Exuberant wit, hilarious badinage and enough sexual tension to cause the vicar to unbutton her dog collar

Yorkshire Times

The ideal addition to any suitcase

BUZZ Magazie

The epitome of a summer novel... perfect for these long, (mostly) sunny days


Full of vacation magic underpinned with the importance of home

My Weekly

Emily Henry's writing is succulent and addictive, making this a novel that is sweetly charming from start to finish, filled with yearning and tension. Above all though Henry allows space for authenticity, the characters have very real struggles and challenges to undergo - Poppy is at a roadblock in her career. It is this that makes the novel so engaging, as it feels immensely real and immediate. This is the perfect summer read and we can't recommend it enough

Off The Record

This author writes such fabulous romcoms

Prima Magazine

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You and Me on Vacation book club notes

Two friends. Ten summer trips. Their last chance to fall in love.