The Perfect Novels to Read this Spring

During the warmer months of the year, there is nothing better than enjoying the sunshine while getting immersed in a good book. There are many fantastic books to read this spring which many people are currently enjoying sat in the garden, in the park or on their way to work. Here are a few of the best books to read this Spring:

‘Afterlife’ by Julia Alvarez

‘Afterlife’ is the first novel from the highly acclaimed author Julia Alvarez since “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents” almost 15 years ago and has been one of the most highly anticipated books of 2020. The story involves a college professor’s difficult journey as her husband dies, her sister goes missing and a pregnant teenager arrives on her doorstep. It is a beautifully written book and one dealing with topics including grief, life and family.

‘All Adults Here’ by Emma Straub

From the author of ‘The Vacationers’ and a New York Times bestselling writer, this novel tracks the lives of three siblings and the mother that raised them and the burdens that they now all bear. It is a smart and touching story interlaced with wisdom and humour which makes it a deeply satisfying read and one which will stick in your mind long after the final page.

‘Sea Wife’ by Amity Gaige

‘Sea Wife’ is a gripping tale from the author of ‘Schroder’ told in dual perspectives that chronicles a young family that leave their suburban lifestyle behind to embark on a yearlong sailing trip with their two children, but unforeseen events at sea change their lives forever. The clever narrative structure ensures that this is a real page-turner and a well-crafted story that explores themes of love, family, marriage and survival.

How to Enjoy Reading

These are a few of the best books to get stuck into this spring. Relaxing in the garden is always a nice way to read, but if you are on the move then you will want to make sure that you have a handbag that is big enough to carry the book(s) along with anything else that you might need, such as sunscreen, snacks and your sunglasses.

There is nothing like getting stuck into a good book during the warmer months of the year. There are many great books to read this spring, but the above-mentioned ones are all highly popular right now and are sure to get you hooked from the start.

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