“Travel far, pay no fare. Let a story take you there.”
Last week we introduced you to some fun summer tunes so you can dance the night away, so today we have just the thing to help with the low-key days. It’s easy to be enamoured by the welcoming glow of your computer screen, which is filled with endless TV, hot takes on the internet, or countless memes. But every once in a while, you need to step away from the world wide web and unplug with a good book. Hence, welcome to the With Love Darling Book Club! Here are 5 books the team here is currently loving, and recommends for you!
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
College freshman Greer discovers empowerment and herself after meeting her feminist idol, only to face some harsh truths when their ideologies clash.
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Following a Chinese American family in the 1970s, the story focuses on the turmoil following a death of one the members.
Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman by Lindy West
Lindy West hilariously writes on topics such as awkward childhood moments, feminism, dealing with internet trolls and more.
Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt
In this engrossing supernatural mystery, Ruth and Nat are orphans who believe they can speak to the dead. Decades later, an elderly Ruth brings her niece on a cross-country journey to discover what her and Nat discovered years ago.
Circe by Madeline Miller
If you're a fan of Greek mythology like we are, you'll love this. In a modern retelling of the Greek legend, the book follows the sorceress Circe after she's banished to an island by the Olympian gods.