Spring calls for afternoons in the garden, sipping on ice-cold beverages and getting lost in the pages of a good book. From romantic tales to nail-biting dramas and intense thrillers, we’ve rounded up five brilliant books for you to enjoy this season.
LOVE STORY >>
In Five Years By Rebecca Serle
A heart-breaking story of love, loss and female friendship – this one will leave you in tears as you navigate the life of Manhattan lawyer, Dannie Kohan.
It tells the tale of a five-year plan gone wrong. She wakes up in a different apartment, with a different man and a totally different life – five years into the future. She then wakes to find herself back in the present day, unable to shake off her experience.
Four-and-a-half years later, she meets the very same man from her vision. This book is brimming with joy, heartbreak and a gentle reminder of the unpredictability of our destiny.
NAIL-BITING DRAMA >>
Malibu Rising By Taylor Jenkins Reid
The New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six, is back with another impossible-to-put- down page-turner.
Malibu Rising tells the tale of four famous siblings who throw an epic end of summer party that will change their lives forever.
By the time the clock hits midnight, the party is way out of hand and generations of family secrets are out in the open. A must read for spring/summer 2021.
FEELING GOOD >>
My Inner Sky By Mari Andrew
Mari Andrew’s collection of words, essays and illustrations offers the ultimate feel-good fix for spring 2021.
This warm and inviting book explores all of the raw emotions that make up life, offering insights about trauma, healing and how to find happiness at home.
The Inner Sky is the perfect tool with plenty of takeaways when it comes to combatting life’s curveballs and looking at the bright side of life. An empowering book that guides us to find the light at the end of the tunnel.
SPY THRILLER >>
A Woman of Intelligence By Karin Tanabe
It’s 1954 in New York City and the post-war American dream has become a nightmare for Katharina Edgeworth.
With a Fifth Avenue address, two sons and the ideal husband, her life looks somewhat perfect, however, the reality is she is trapped in a gilded cage.
When she is approached by the FBI to join their ranks as an informant, her life changes forever. A fast-paced spy thriller you won’t be able to put down.
FEMALE FORCE >>
The Gilded Ones By Namina Forna
An inspiring story of sisterhood. The Gilded Ones is the start of a bold West African-inspired feminist fantasy series.
It tells the tale of 16-year-old Deka who lives in fear of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village.
Presented with the choice to stay in the village or leave to fight for the emperor in an army of girls, she sets off on a dangerous adventure that brings with it the biggest battle of her life.
This one promises to leave readers feeling inspired and hopeful.