When you’re an avid reader, there are certain books you have to read! They’re the books everyone is talking about, and because you’re a book lover, you like to be in the know.
Of course, it’s always fun to have one or two sleeper books to suggest to your best book loving friends. These are the five-star books no one knows about. It gives you a little charge when they tell you how much they loved the book.
It’s pure joy to pass along a great read to a fellow book lover. You’re providing them with hours of entertainment, plus you get to discuss the book with them.
Of course, there are challenges to reading a lot, such as finding a good book that catches your interest. After reading so many books, the characters and plots seem familiar. How many times have you read a chapter or two only to realize you’ve already read the book.
“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.”
You have to be in the mood for a particular kind of book. Many times you need to be challenged with a literary read. The book where you have to go back a few pages to confirm you understand what just happened! You have to pay close attention to detail to grasp the essence of the book. It’s the book that stays with you for a long time. It’s such a satisfying read.
A light read is a terrific option when life gets busy, and you have a million to-do lists going on in your head. You just need to shut off your brain and relax with an easy read. Sometimes you could skip a few pages and still know what’s going on! It’s a like a good friend telling you everything is fine, don’t worry about it, forge ahead and we’ll discuss it later. It’s all warm and fuzzy.
Whatever your mood is at the moment you’re choosing your next book, the list below is excellent. It will offer your inner book junkie several options to suit your frame of mind.
7 Must Read Books For Avid Readers!
The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
Why we like it: It was the author’s delightful writing style that made the strongest impression and left me wanting more.
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Why we like it: As I read, my passion for truth and justice started coming to life; I couldn’t believe the bravery I was witnessing.
The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
Why we like it: It’s an emotional read that may bring you to tears.
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Why we like it: It’s a small piece of important history and one woman’s fight to do the right thing.
The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
Why we like it: It’s well written with plenty of family dynamics and suspense. And we love Allen Eskens.
Whiskey and Charlie by Annabel Smith
Why we like it: This is a beautiful, poignant love story; perfect for book clubs.
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Why we like it: It is a beautifully written saga of family, love, and acceptance.
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