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Do you feel that yet? Little by little, the snow is starting to thaw, the sun is coming back out, and it's getting easier to step outside for a walk. Spring is right around the corner, so what are some changes you'll want to make alongside with the weather? I'm wanting to dive into some new reading materials, so link up with us and join the With Love Darling book club! Here's our newest recommendations.
A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles
"In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery."
There, There by Tommy Orange
"There There is a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. It tells the story of twelve characters, each of whom have private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow."
Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao
"A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, about a once-in-a-lifetime friendship between two girls who are driven apart but never stop trying to find one another again."
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
"Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned and, though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted."
Cravings 2: Hungry For More by Chrissy Teigen
Not exactly a novel, but the hilarious Chrissy Teigen has some incredibly delicious recipes with funny commentary, stories and more.