2020 may be over but that doesn’t mean our new hobbies have to end with it. I have been catching up on a lot of great books during the quarantine. It was something I’ve loved doing but didn’t always have time for. Reading has become a haven during COVID for many. It has become our way to travel through the pages of the stories we read.
As it is still unsure when our lives will return back to normal, I highly encourage you to include reading into your quarantine schedule. Continue reading below to see the Best New Books in 2021 that I recommend you read.
My Dark Vanessa
This New York Times Best-Seller explores the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a teenage girl and her manipulative teacher. My Dark Vanessa is a brilliant read that you’re not going to want to put down. Author Kate Elizabeth Russel has outdone herself with this captivating book.
Such a Fun Age
The New York Times Best-Seller, Such a Fun Age, explores race and privilege through a young black babysitter, her employer, and their surprising connection. Author Kiley Reid shows the complicated reality of being a grown up in the modern world. This was a book that I read with my book club and found it an easy read and very entertaining!
The Girls Are All So Nice Here
Written by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, The Girls Are All So Nice Here, is a heavily anticipated book to release this March. Two former best friends attend their college reunion to find that they’re being followed by someone who wants revenge. This shocking psychological thriller is said to be amazing and I can’t wait to read it!
The Glass Hotel
From the award-winning author, Emily St. John Mandel takes readers through a massive Ponzi scheme and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea. The Glass Hotel is a captivating story of greed and guilt, love and delusion, and the countless ways we search for meaning in our lives.
The Guest List
Another New York Times Best-Seller, The Guest List, tells the story of a wedding celebration that turns dark and deadly. Lucy Foley creates this exciting wicked thriller that you’ll have to read for yourself.
The Vanishing Half
This #1 New York Times Best-Seller, The Vanishing Half, is an amazing novel about twin sisters who choose to live in two different worlds, one black, and one white. Even listed as one of President Barack Obama’s favorite books, this page-turner immerses you in family and relationships like never before.