Here are five stories for when you need an escape:
Canadian: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
From Miracle on 34th Street to your aunt’s celebrated Christmas casserole, the holidays are the perfect time to revisit a beloved classic. In Hag Seed, Atwood retells Shakespeare’s The Tempest with the power and panache only she can muster. The book is part of the Hogarth Shakespeare project, which features some of today’s most acclaimed authors retelling the bard’s works.
Mystery: Night School by Lee Child
For excitement that is slightly different than dashing to get the last one of this year’s sold out trending kids’ toy, try Child’s explosive new thriller Night School. After 11 straight global #1 bestsellers, Child sends readers back to school with his most unpredictable Jack Reacher novel yet.
Romance: Possession by Helen Hardt
Holidays leaving you cold? Heat things up with book three of Hardt’s Steel Brothers Saga. Jade Roberts love for Talon Steel is the real deal, and she’s more determined than ever to help him come to grips with whatever’s haunting him. To that end, she continues her investigation of the Steels…and unknowingly attracts some dangerous foes from their shrouded history.
Fantasy: The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
Travel to far-off lands with Johansen’s thrilling conclusion to her bestselling Tearling trilogy. In less than a year, Kelsea Glynn has transformed from a gawky teenager into a powerful princess. Unfortunately, in her quest to end corruption and restore justice to her kingdom, she has made many enemies — including the evil Red Queen, who’s set her armies against the Tear.
Nonfiction: Feminist Fight Club by Jessica Bennett
Part manual, part manifesto, Feminist Fight Club is a humorous yet incisive guide to navigating subtle sexism at work. A pocketbook Lean In for the Buzzfeed-generation, Bennett’s guide provides real-life career advice and witty reinforcement for today’s cohort of professional women.
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