5 books to read this spring before summer hits
If you’ve been following along over on my Bookstagram (it’s a real thing! I’m @booklanguage over there), then you know I’ve got SO many books sitting on my shelves just waiting to be cracked open.
Here’s a shortlist of what I have waiting for me:
Honestly I could go on for ages with ALL of the books I have bookmarked as to-be-read. But, I won’t.
I figure that’s not as productive as sharing 5 of the books I’ll be reading this spring!
Right? Hopefully I’m right.
When Katie Met Cassidy
This one’s up next on my to-read list! Yay! It’s all about, well – when Katie meets Cassidy. The two find themselves across a negotiating table just after Katie’s dumped by her fiancé. Chemistry bubbles up and we’re strapped in for a ride when the two meet again later that night.
The Au Pair
A carefree beach read is exactly what this is not. The Au Pair is one part family drama, one part mystery, served up with a dash of thrilling suspense. This one’s a slow burn, so be prepared for the first half to feel a little slow. If you stick with it, it picks up about halfway through! And, it gets real juicy.
The Ash Family
This one has been on my list for AGES. Cults, anyone? The Ash Family was my most anticipated read for 2019 and I’m FINALLY getting to it. Berie – turned harmony – falls under the spell of a mysterious man and leaves her existing life behind. She joins an off-the-grid community in the North Carolina mountains, makes some friends, and then they start disappearing.
Sounds so good, right!?
Love stories aren’t really my thing. At least, when it comes to the types of books I’d like to read. But, The Proposal convinced me otherwise! It felt like a modern rom-com with a bit of family drama peppered in (can you tell I love family dramas?!). It was a short and sweet read, and has me excited for Jasmine Guillory’s next release.
I just wrapped up Commonwealth and am still feeling slightly conflicted. Which, can largely be attributed to the fact that it’s like a story without a plot. Commonwealth follows the lives of members from a blended family over the course of three generations. It bounces back and forth between time periods, while examining how one adulterous kiss leads to a long chain of events like divorce, new marriages, cross-country moves, additional affairs, death, and lots more.
Planning to read any of these this spring? Let me know here or over on my bookstagram account, @booklanguage! Would love to chat about them with you.