We all know April showers bring May flowers, but did you expect April to shower you with great books to add to your 2023 reading list? We always start the New Year with a list of goals and resolutions, but April is also a great time to add to that list. Looking for a new goal? Why not take some time to read more books? If you’re looking to get a late start on your 2023 reading list, here are five great books you will want to take advantage of.
Spare by Prince Harry
First up is Spare by Prince Harry. Prince Harry’s Spare is a telling of his own story. In this novel, he delves deeper into his personal history and experiences. The stories take you on an emotional journey that will leave you with a greater appreciation for life. In addition, his thoughtful reflections on his own life provide a refreshing perspective on finding peace with our own struggles. Overall, Spare by Prince Harry is a must-read for anyone looking for an emotionally charged yet uplifting read.
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land offers an emotional, intimate portrait of one woman’s experience as a maid in America. This inspiring story is an account of Stephanie’s years spent as a maid in upper-middle-class America. Striving to create a better life for her family, she cleaned by day and took online classes at night as she worked toward earning a college degree.
Sam: A Novel by Allegra Goodman
Sam: A Novel by Allegra Goodman is a captivating story that follows the life of its protagonist, Sam. It explores the difficult times and circumstances Sam faces and how she navigates them. The novel captures Sam’s inner thoughts, feelings, and struggles as she tries to find her place in the world. Her story is filled with heartbreak and hope, which are evident as she strives to make sense of her situation. Follow along as Sam learns to make decisions that will benefit her in the long run. Overall, Sam: A Novel by Allegra Goodman is a powerful and engaging read that readers should not miss out on.
Twelve Months and a Day by Louisa Young
Twelve Months and a Day by Louisa Young tells the story of two couples, Rasmus and Jay, and Róisín and Nico. While these couples don’t know each other, they soon will. Unfortunately, their love stories are cut short when Nico and Jay pass away, leaving behind two widows. While Nico and Jay don’t believe in ghosts, they find themselves playing matchmaker in the afterlife, hoping to bring their widows, Rasmus and Róisín, together. This bittersweet novel tells a beautiful story of love.
Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness, and Productivity by Gloria Mark
Finally, Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way To Restore Balance, Happiness And Productivity by Gloria Mark is essential reading for anyone who feels overwhelmed or overworked. Dr. Mark offers insights on what drains our mental resources and how to refuel them. She also shares how to identify and recognize the four types of attention we experience daily. This book gives readers the tools they need to make lasting positive changes in their lives.
These five books are surefire winners if you’re looking for something new and exciting to read this year! So make sure your “2023 Reading List” includes them all – they’re definitely worth picking up!
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