The Water in Between: A Journey at Sea by Kevin Patterson. A man fed up with his life buys a sailboat & heads off for Hawaii and Tahiti. It could inspire you to cast off the lines and head out for adventures unknown as well.
Feeling the series overload? YA lit is inundated with multiple-book series, hoping to generate movie deals and Hollywood-sized profits. Here's some stand-alones written for story, not for generating sales.