"But for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short" - Jane Austen
Our Top 5 Must-Read Books This Summer
1. Matt Haig- Midnight Library
Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived.
To see how things would be if you had made other choices . . . Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets?
2. Matt Haig- How to Stop Time
Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history–performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, he just wants an ordinary life.
3. Don Miguel Ruiz- The Mastery of Love
In “The Mastery of Love,” Don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships.
Using insightful stories to bring his message to life, Ruiz shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and restore the spirit of playfulness that is vital to loving relationships.
4. V.E. Schwab- The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.
Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world.
But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name.
5. Emily Henry- Book Lovers
Nora Stephens is a workaholic, cutthroat literary agent living in New York who is dragged into a monthlong trip to the picturesque small town of Sunshine Falls, North Carolina by her younger sister. Nora is very familiar with all the tropes about small town transformations and rom-coms featuring protagonists giving it all up for a simpler life, but Nora likes her life and job in New York.
But when Nora runs into Charlie Lastra -- a handsome, no-nonsense book editor she knows from New York -- in Sunshine Falls, she finds herself questioning many aspects of her life and realizing that she doesn't know where this story is headed...
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