If you’re a bookworm like me, I encourage you to join Caits Cozy Book Club where we vote on a book each month to read and then share our review towards the end of the month. .
Speaking of some great reads, I’ve come up with 5 Must Reads for 2016. These of course are all personal ideas of mine but I’d love to hear what you’re reading too! You can stop by my GoodReads page or check me out on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Facebook!
1. Girl Through Glass. It was the summer of 1977 and 11 year old Maria is an inspiring ballerina. While her home holds her parent’s ugly divorce, Maria finds escape in ballet, where he relationship with her much-older mentor intensifies an darkens. In the present day, another dance instructor also becomes entangled in a risky relationship with a student. Weaving together past and present, Girl Through Glass is a complex coming-of-age debut.
2.Where We Belong– Hoda not only chats on the Today Show but she also writes novels! In this collection of stories, she writes about various individuals who realize their path was veering off in a direction or unsure of where they truly belonged in the world. By sharing their new passions and what was truly in their heart, they learn how to fulfill a life that we are all striving to have.
3. Imagine Me Gone. This fast pace novel is a heartbreaking but hilarious chronicle of a family who struggles to love one another amid anxiety and depression. The book helps give us the power to change how we view the most important people in our lives.
4. Pretty Girls. Twenty years ago, Julia vanished without a trace. Claire and Lydia, Julie’as sisters have not spoken since and now their lives could not be more different than one another. Claire is a trophy wife in Atlanta and Lydia is a single mother who struggles to meet ends meet. The disappearance of a teenage girl and the murder of a middle-aged man bring them together. The sisters look to the past to find secrets that could destroy their family and uncover redemption and revenge where they least expect them to be.
5. The Gene. A biography weaving science, history and a narrative to share his story of one of the most conceptual breakthroughs of modern times. Siddhartha’s quest to understand human heredity and the impact and influence it has on our fate, choice, personality and overall lives.