Are you celebrating your spring break with a relaxing beach vacation? If so, you’re probably on the hunt for an indulging book to soak into while you rest under the warm sun and calming ocean breeze. In this post, we’re sharing our favorite new releases with you. From true stories to gripping mysteries and life lessons, we have you covered. Take a read below.
Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow:
Read just one chapter and you’ll be hooked! This non-fiction book uncovers the true events circling around Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood movie producer, including corruption, cover-ups, and more. If your reading style is mystery with a side of journalism, this is the ultimate book for you.
In Five Years by Rebecca Serle:
This fiction book comes to life when a Manhattan lawyer is asked an important interview question; “Where do you see yourself in five years?” She goes to sleep one night and wakes up five years in the future! When she’s snapped back to the present day, she can’t shake the dream. As the book progresses and years pass, the lawyer sees the same man who was in her dream over four years ago. Was it a dream or something deeper? The suspense and hopefulness of this book is perfect for readers who are looking for an interesting book with a lighthearted lesson to be learned.
The Jetsetters by Amanda Eyre Ward:
Speaking of the perfect beach read, The Jetsetters is a perfect one! An elderly mother enters a contest to win a cruise with an ulterior motive: to reunite her three distant children. As you might imagine, secrets spew out and the family is forced to face the circumstances that drove them apart in the first place. Can they reconcile their differences and rebuild their love and trust?
The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver:
This novel takes a dark turn when Lydia’s husband suddenly passes away in a car crash. Lydia reaches out for help from a close friend and her sister in efforts to find true love again. However, suddenly, Lydia is given back the life she once had before her husband passed away. While Lydia is reliving the past with Freddie, she is concurrently living her present day life with someone new. Will she shake the past life for her newfound love or will her first true love resurface?
Get Out of Your Own Way by Dave Hollis:
Perhaps you’re familiar with the last name Hollis from Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis. Similar to Rachel’s style, Dave encourages readers to grow and constantly seek fulfillment. Dave sheds light on his mishaps and explains how he pushed himself out of his comfort zone to become a better man for his wife and children. If you’re seeking a challenge or encouragement, this coming of age book will be the perfect fix.
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng:
If you haven’t read this popular novel everyone is raving about, get to it! This book is being made into a Hulu series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, and you’ll want to read the book first. It takes place in a picture-perfect community where everything seems flawless until Mia Warren and her daughter move to town. Mia has a mysterious past; A past so suspicious that one of the community members goes to great lengths to uncover it. Will her investigation come at cost? This mystery novel explores the weight of secrets and how trying to live in nirvana can be a disaster.
My Perfect Wife by Clare Boyd:
This page turning mystery novel is the ultimate beach read. In short, it’s about a wife having the perfect life – think the perfect home, husband, and children. When the wife suspects her husband of cheating on her, there’s just one problem. If she is wrong, her husband will try to take her children away from her. This book explores what goes on beneath the surface of a couple’s life and how love can have a dark side. You’ll be gripped from the first page.
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes:
The author of Me Before You gives us a breathtaking story of five women’s journey to be self-sufficient and find justice by delivering books to people who have never had any in efforts to change their lives. This moving book is based on a true story and will give you the motivation to be the change you want to see in the world. Bonus: This book is soon to be made into a movie!
Do you have any books on your “to read” list that we didn’t mention in this post? If so, please share them with us! Tag us on Instagram so we can see what you’re reading and share it on our story.