Have you run out of shows to binge in your downtime? No worries. Turn off Netflix and binge these engaging page-turners instead. These five books will keep your eyes glued to the page from start to finish.
New Animals by Ella Baxter
This one sentence should intrigue you enough to go check out New Animals: It’s about a cosmetic mortician navigating the technology-driven dating scene during her late 20s. Not sure what a cosmetic mortician is? If you guessed a makeup artist for the dearly departed, you guessed right. And, if you liked the 50 Shades series you’ll be fascinated by the darkly comedic exploration portrayed in New Animals. The novel is out now and available at all book retailers.
Wahala by Nikki May
Wahala, which translates to trouble, is a book that explores the lives of three Nigerian friends in pursuit of love, career, and fulfillment. These three friends are each unhappy in some way when they meet a dynamic woman named Isobel. At first, Isobel seems to be the catalyst that ignites positive change in their lives. But as they grow closer to her, chaos ensues. Available now.
A House Between Earth and the Moon by Rebecca Scherm
Think Elysium, but in book form. Also, it’s told from the perspective of a scientist toiling away to build an outer space safe haven for billionaires while climate change ravages the earth. This page-turner follows the experiences of scientist Alex Welch-Peters, his teenage daughter struggling to survive on Earth, and the social psychologist hired to watch his every move. You won’t want to put this one down. If you’re interested you can pre-order now and give this book a read on March 29th.
Candy House by Jennifer Egan
Another futuristic novel, Candy House explores what would happen if technology could provide you with access to every memory you have ever had. The catch? Other people can view your memories too. You can sink your teeth into this bold, intellectual novel when it becomes available on April 9th.
Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda
Woman, Eating is an interesting twist on the vampire trope. In this book, there’s no handsome immortal kindling a romance with an unknowing human. Instead, the protagonist is a young, bi-racial, female vampire learning to survive off of pigs blood while she pursues an artistic career and searches for belonging. Give it a read on April 12th.
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