Whether you need a book to enjoy while curled up on the couch or take along when traveling during spring break, these books are worth diving into this spring. We’ve rounded up 10 books that have recently hit the bookshelves (or will make its debut later on this season). From memoirs and personal essays to novels and self-help books, you’ll find there’s something for everyone on our reading list.
1. The Girl On The Train: A Novel by Paula Hawkins– It’s a blockbuster that has sold over 750, 000 copies thus far. It’s the perfect book to read if you like high-impact thrillers. It’s a suspenseful mystery about a girl who gets entangled with a beautiful couple and their secrets.
2. Skin Cleanse by Adina Grigore– Skin Cleanse: A Simple, All-Natural Program for Clear, Calm, Happy Skin is a must-read for anyone who wants to heal their skin from the inside out.
3. The Language of Flowers: A Novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh– A book about a woman who learns to communicate with flowers and uses this gift to the change the lives of others while struggling to overcome her past life in foster care.
4. Unbecoming: A Novel by Rebecca Scherm– A psychological suspense novel about a small town girl who orchestrates a daring art heist which leads to a cat-and-mouse game as her web of lies unravels – and transforms into another young woman entirely.
5. The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae– If you’re a fan of her comedic web series, then you’ve gotta read this book. It’s a collection of humorous essays about a quirky, introverted African-American woman and how she navigates life in a world that glorifies coolness.
6. My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga– A brilliant book that touches on depression, love, family and friendship. It’s sad, dark, and shocking because suicide pacts do happen (especially amongst teens) and it’s so difficult to talk about yet she addressed it fearlessly in such a beautiful and authentic way.
7. Now I See You: A Memoir by Nicole Kear– It’s an uplifting story, told through humor, of a girl who gets a life-changing diagnosis about her eyes and how she deals with this new reality.
8. P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han– A sequel to the New York Times bestseller, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, you’ll find a story about teenage growth and young love.
9. Get in Trouble: Stories by Kelly Link– It’s a collection of nine dark fairytale-like short stories that takes readers to fascinating and unique places – from shadow people and superheroes to imaginary boyfriends and a creepy doll, plus tons more!
10. My Paris Dream by Kate Betts– It’s an insightful memoir from a former Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar editor living in Paris in the ’80’s aspiring to become a fashion editor. This book is a coming of age story where she navigates life in a new city while developing a career and everything you would expect from a someone living life in her twenties.