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Fiction Picks for Your Mental Getaway

There are beach books full of sun and cotton candy and beach books dappled with shadow and sardonic humor. The very different beach books I'm about to recommend, however, all have one thing in common: They carry a reader far beyond the familiar. So, even if you can't afford a beach vacation in this summer of recession and sky-high gas prices, you can still revel in these mental getaways.

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