2.1 min readBy Published On: April 13th, 2020Categories: Features0 Comments

We’re all finding ourselves with a whole lot of time on our hands as we practice social distancing. Sure you could re-watch your favorite shows on Netflix, or scroll through Instagram; or you could pick-up a book. Escape, learn, laugh, immerse yourself in some of the following story lines.

If You’re All In:

Writers for centuries have painted horrifying scenes of death and destruction wrought by plagues and disease. Here’s your (post) apocalyptic reading list for a coronavirus quarantine.

Zone One, by Colson Whitehead

The Hot Zone, by Richard Preston

The Book of M, by Peng Shepherd

Flu, by Gina Kolata

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

New and Noteworthy…

Fresh off the press these books hit the shelves recently and are already sparkling conversation and getting great reviews.

The Night Watchman, by Louise Erdrich

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

Books You Missed From Last Year:

We heard all about City of Girls, The Last Testament, and Where the Crawdads Sing. Here are a few other titles that you might have missed. 

Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

Women Talking By Miriam Toews

Looker, by Laura Sims

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe

You Have The Time To Learn Something New…

Wine Simple: A Totally Approachable Guide from a World-Class Sommelier by Aldo Sohm and Christine Muhlke

I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening): A Guide to Grace-Filled Political Conversations by Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth A Silvers

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World by Michael Pollan

Emerge From Quarantine a Better YOU…

24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week by Tiffany Shlain

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy 

Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals by Rachel Hollis 

If You Are Feeling Stuck (Inside)…

The Book of Ichigo Ichie: The Art of Making the Most of Every Moment, the Japanese Way by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles

The Clutter-Free Home: Making Room for Your Life by Kathi Lipp

Separation Anxiety by Laura Zigman

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