Best Books To Read
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Kate Quinn: “The Rose Code.”
Amazon “The Rose Code” from Kate Quinn. It is available in Amazon Bookshop for $13.49 Seven years later, they are brought together at a Royal Wedding by a mysterious mail. The women must revisit past betrayals and heartbreaks in order crack the final code and stop an unknown enemy. It is an engaging and captivating read that quickly became a 2021 favourite.
“One Last Stop” By Casey Mcquiston
Amazon “One Last Stop” by Casey McQuiston, available at Amazon Bookshop August believes the best way to move through life is alone. Jane helps her get through her day. August is obsessed with Jane and finds herself thinking strangely about her each day, on exactly the same train and in the exact exact same car. Jane is a 70-year-old girl who has lost all memory and finds herself in a strange timelip. Determined to help, August sets out to rescue Jane from the subway to which she appears to be tethered. This book is a magical young adult queer romance featuring diverse characters, tons of romantic scenes, and a charming plotline that keeps readers yearning for more.
Jenny Lawson – Broken in the best possible way
Amazon “Broken” by Jenny Lawson available from Amazon Bookshop starting at $15.83 Jenny Lawson’s sarcasm is well-known for her unique perspective on life and blog. She has spoken out about her battle with depression and the journey she had with her mental health. With this book, Lawson encourages readers to “broken (in the best possible way)” mental health. Jenny uses a variety of humor to make readers feel less isolated when it comes to their struggles with depression and anxiety.
“Last Call: A True Story Of Love, Lust, And Murder In Queer New York” By Elon Green
Amazon’s “Last Call”, a true crime novel about the Last Call Murderer, a New York-based serial killer targeting gay men during the 1980s, 1990s. Despite its horrific murder rate and AIDS epidemic, the Last Call Killer is mostly forgotten. This book chronicles the decade-long hunt for the murderer, while sharing stories about the victims and the perseverance of the gay community.
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Here’s a list of 8 books that you need to read this October
These are the best new books this month, which dive deeply into various topics. Amor Towles is back in October, as well as John le Carre’s posthumous novel. There’s plenty to read this month, including thought-provoking fiction, fascinating examinations of fictional relations, and much more. Check out these top books for October.
Andrea Elliott: Invisible Child: Survival, Hope, and Poverty in an American City. Andrea Elliott is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who tells the story of a little girl’s journey to adulthood against the grim backdrop of New York City’s homelessness crisis. Invisible Child covers almost 10 years of Dasani Coates’ life. It begins in 2012, when Dasani was 11 and lived in Brooklyn’s shelter. As Dasani grows up, she must choose whether her family will remain intact or if she should go to boarding school. Elliott’s story is a intimate look at poverty and racism in America. It also shows the young woman’s resilience.
The Invisible Child is now available at Bookshop Amazon. The Memo was created by Minda Harts to help women of color navigate their career paths. Her follow up is a self-help book tailored for the same readership, this time offering actionable advice on how to heal from racial trauma that occurs in the workplace. Incorporating guidance from therapists and faith leaders, Harts takes a comprehensive look at what this trauma can look like and provides strategies for how to talk about it. Harts also shares strategies for women of colour to be successful in the workplace, and he goes beyond how to heal.
Bookshop Amazon Sankofa Chibundu Onuzo (Oct. 5, Anna discovers some interesting things about her father while going through the belongings of her mother. He has never been a part of Anna’s life. It is revealed that his student diaries show his involvement with radical politics in London during the 1970s. She learns that he became the president of a country in West Africa and that he’s still alive. Anna is in a personal identity crisis and the revelations come as her daughter grows up and she no longer has her husband. Author Chibundu Onuzo offers a stirring narrative about family, our capacity to change and the need to belong.
Sankofa on Bookshop Amazon. Amor Towles, June 5, 1954. Emmett Watson is 18 years old and has just been released by a juvenile workfarm. Involuntary Manslaughter was his sentence for 15 months. Watson has returned to Nebraska where he will pick up his small brother. The goal is to make a fresh start in California. But the brothers’ plans are quickly thwarted by the surprise arrival of two escaped inmates, and soon the group is instead off to New York City. The Lincoln Highway is a flipping story that takes place in just 10 days. It showcases Amor Towles’ talent as an author of Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow. He guides the reader through a captivating cross-country road trip.
Jay Caspian Kang, author and editor of The Lincoln Highway, reviews the isolation that Asian Americans experience. The son of Korean immigrants, Kang combines his personal family history with deft reportage in a provocative and sweeping examination of racial identity, belonging and family. “America has only two races: Black or white,” Kang writes. John le Carré’s novel, “Everyone is part of one demographic group or another.” It arrives almost a full year after his passing in December 2020. John le Carré promises that this thriller will be the perfect ending to his 60 years as an espionage writer. Silverview is the classic le Carre spy novel. The story tells how a bookeller from an English coast town becomes unnerved when a visitor comes to his shop. This person knows too much about his family’s history. London: A potential leak is reported to the spy chief in London. He arrives at the same beach town. The story unfolds as a tale of loyalty, surveillance and betrayal.
Buy Now: Silverview on Bookshop Amazon The Days of Afrekete, Asali Solomon (Oct. 19) In Asali Solomon’s searing satirical novel, two middle-aged Black women who dated in college are thrown back into each other’s orbits after losing touch for years. Following the failure of her husband’s white bid for state legislative office, Liselle plans a dinner party. He might be indicted on corruption charges and she is compelled to ask questions and leave a message for Selena her ex-lover, who lives just across the road. Solomon can switch between past or present. Through describing her time with Selena, Solomon questions how these women have experienced their intimate moments.
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