We could all use a new book. Whether you need something for your morning commute or have decided to take up a before-bed reading habit, a book is an essential way to break up the everyday. The good news is this list has something for everyone—whether you’re looking for engrossing fiction, a thrilling mystery or even some money advice, your next read is here.
Promising to satisfy both fiction lovers and non-fiction readers alike, this cross between the two genres is a complex study and an intimate portrait. Over the course of eight years, journalist Lisa Taddeo studied three women—all very different but all grappling with the questions and consequences that surround desire and power.
If financial literacy and security are at the top of your to-do list for 2020, get a jump-start with this guide, which promises to help balance your budget. No matter where you are in your life, it’s wise to learn how to manage money, improve your credit score and maybe even splurge once in a while too.
Because a solid mystery is a must on any reading list, Ruth Ware’s latest thriller (you may have read The Woman in Cabin 10?) should be the next one on yours. It features an accused nanny, a murder and a creepy house.
Sister act and musical duo Tegan and Sara are talking about those formative years that some of us revere and others are happy to have behind us. Yep—high school. Alternating between each of their perspectives, the memoir covers sexuality, drugs, academic failures and growing up in Calgary. Consider it your all-access pass to the beginnings of the twins you know and love today.
Memoirs are having a moment. And memoirs that play with form and offer up new lenses through which to view the story of a life? Yes, please. In How We Fight for Our Lives, Saeed Jones, an award-winning poet, tells his story in snapshots, offering up an exploration of race, sexuality and adolescence in one of the more anticipated books of the year.
If you prefer your mystery to include a dash of romance and a winding tale that spans generations, then picking up The House by the Sea, by bestselling author Santa Montefiore, will do the trick. There are bucket-list locales (like Tuscany), summer romance and even forbidden love.