Books For Flight | Code of the Woosters
Books For Flight
Whether you’re taking a short or a long flight, keeping yourself busy during the flight is always a good thing. And that’s where holiday reading comes in! Of course, you can always choose to use the time for heavier reading, like checking some must-read classics off your list, but if you’re looking for a fun and entertaining read, here are the 12 best in-flight books that will have you enthralled all flight!
The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse:
Part of Wodehouse’s iconic Jeeves and Wooster series, this book finds Bertie Wooster once again entangled in a web of tangled complications that only a gentlemanly gentleman, Jeeves, can extricate him from. When Aunt Dahlia demands that Bertie help her retrieve an 18th-century cow creamer from an antique dealer, he sets in motion events that lead him to run into eccentric characters including Roderick Spode.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer:
In January 1946, London is just beginning to emerge from the shadow of World War II, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. When she receives a letter from a man she has never met on the island of Guernsey, she begins to exchange letters with him and is quickly drawn into the world of Guernsey and the Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society (a name born from the spur of the moment alibi when the Germans occupying the island found its members violating the curfew).
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs”:
This dark fantasy YA novel combines fiction and photography for a unique and fun reading experience! A horrific family tragedy sends sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he finds the ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But exploring the abandoned bedrooms and hallways leads Jacob to believe that these children could be more than just strange… they could be dangerous!
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling:
In the first book, we find Harry Potter living a miserable life with his aunt, uncle, and cousin. But everything changes when he receives a letter in the mail informing him that he is a wizard – and that he is now enrolled at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Drawn into this strange new world of magic, Harry soon settles into his new life and begins to make friends at school. But darkness lurks at the edge of Hogwarts life…can Harry and his friends stop this evil from taking over the only true home he’s ever known.
The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie:
This is a light read with a hint of mystery, making it the perfect book to read on a plane! It doesn’t get much better than a good novel from the Queen of Mystery, so you won’t regret picking this one up.
How the Penguins Saved Veronica by Hazel Prior:
Veronica McCreedy is a rich but grumpy eighty-five-year-old lady with no family and only a housekeeper named Eileen to keep her company. But as Veronica ages, she begins to wonder where she should leave her vast fortune when she dies… only to unexpectedly discover she has a grown grandson she didn’t know existed! It’s just…he’s not at all the kind of grandson she’d hoped for. When he comes across a television program about Adélie penguins, he decides to leave his fortune to penguin researchers in Antarctica. But of course, she has to see the program for herself to make sure it’s worth getting her millions (unlike her bad grandson).
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen:
The heroine of this story, Elizabeth, is the second of five unmarried sisters in the Bennet family. And when a wealthy young gentleman rents the nearby Netherfield Park estate, Elizabeth’s mother, Mrs. Bennet, will do anything to marry him off to one of her daughters (any of her daughters!). After all, every single man who has a large fortune must be short of a wife! In this way, events are set in motion that lead to excitement, some scandal, and a great deal of pride and prejudice… and finally, the wedding!