Are you a bookworm? Are you so addicted to reading good books that you can’t go very long without reading? Fear not. This article will provide you with some great ideas of books to add to your list that should help feed your book addiction for a time.
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Circling the Sun is a historical novel that tells the story of aviatrix Beryl Markham (1902 – 1986). In 1936, she became the first woman to make a solo east-west crossing of the Atlantic. She also became the first professional female pilot in Africa.
The Courtesan by Alexandra Curry
Based on a true story, The Courtesan is a historical novel set in 19th century China, during a time in which that country had its first tentative dealings with the West. Sai Jinhua is the concubine of a scholar and diplomat assigned to a post in Vienna, and she finds the West alien but fascinating and alluring.
Dietland by Sarai Walker
Plum Kettle is an overweight advice columnist for a woman’s magazine who has resigned herself to being an outcast. Then she encounters a subversive group of women who have rejected society’s views on feminine beauty, and they encourage her to do the same.
A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
This follow-up to Life After Life concentrates on Ursula Todd’s younger brother Teddy, who is an old man for much of the story. The book jumps around showing his past, present and future.
Second Life by S.J. Watson
Julia Wilding of London is devastated when her younger sister Kate turns up murdered in Paris. She quickly discovers that Kate had a dangerous taste for having sex with men she’d met online. Julia then visits her sister’s favorite website with horrifying results.
1,000 Foods to Eat before You Die by Mimi Sheraton
The latest entry in the 1,000 X Before You Die series lists 1,000 delicious food. It includes food not just from the usual suspects like French or Italian cuisine, but it also describes Mongolian, Lebanese, and Senegalese dishes.
Criminal That I Am by Jennifer Ridha
In her memoir, Ridha, who had been a lawyer, tells about the dire consequences of her falling in love with a client. She committed a crime for him and ended up in legal trouble herself.
Cruising with Kate: A Parvenu in Xanadu by Bernard Conners
In his memoir, Conners tells of his successful and wildly varied life in which he’d tackled such divergent careers as boxer, FBI agent and author.
Polar: A Photicular Book by Dan Kainen and Carol Kaufman
Phototicular books have moving pictures, and Polar boasts pictures of penguins waddling and a beluga whale breaching. Dan Kainen had created the technology and thus provides the pictures, while science writer Caro Kaufman provides the essays accompanying each picture.
Weapons of Fitness: The Woman’s Ultimate Guide to Fitness, Self-Defense, and Empowerment by Avital Zeisler
Zeisler is a former ballerina who was raped. In the wake of that trauma, she began studying Krav Maga, a martial art developed by the Israeli military. That inspired her to research ways women could defend themselves against men without losing their femininity.
No matter if it’s fiction or non-fiction, there is something for everybody.
About the Author:
My name is Lizzie Weakley and I am a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. I went to college at The Ohio State University where I studied communications. I enjoy the outdoors and long walks in the park with my 3-year-old husky Snowball.
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