Spring is the season of new beginnings and the perfect time to let your love for a good novel blossom. Looking for that perfect book to stash in your carry-on, take along on a sunny day in the park, or relax with on the beach? We’ve done the work for you and selected four binge-worthy reads that’ll keep you company during spring break and beyond!
“Untamed” by Glennon Doyle
If you’re looking for a dose of self-motivation and self-acceptance this spring, activist, speaker, and bestselling author Glennon Doyle’s memoir “explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world and start trusting the voice deep within us.” Untamed shows us how to be brave because “the braver we are, the luckier we get.”
Our take: this must-read will inspire you to love (and listen!) to your authentic inner voice.
“Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” by Sheryl Sandberg
Did you know—most women believe they have the right to equality at work, but many don’t feel confident asking for a raise, promotion, or even equal pay? It’s true! In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO and one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business, gives insight on her experience working in some of the world’s most successful companies and examines how women can make small changes that affect change on a universal scale.
Our take: We love to see empowered women empower women—and this book does just that!
“The Hating Game: A Novel” by Sally Thorne
Nemesis or soul mate? Lucy and Joshua tackle workplace rivalries and secret desires in Sally Thorne’s debut novel. Hilarious and sexy, this must-read workplace comedy explores the sometimes very thin line between love and hate.
Our take: The Hating Game is a low-key, low-stress read you might just finish in one sitting.
“The Last House Guest” by Megan Miranda
Best friends Sadie and Avery have an inseparable bond until Sadie is found dead, and the community blames Avery. But is it Avery’s fault? Someone knows more than they’re saying, and Avery’s determined to clear her name, before it’s too late.
Our take: The Last House Guest will keep you on your toes till the very last page!
Now that you’ve got your recommendations, get to reading—after all, a good book is the very best company!