Ever wonder what your favorite authors enjoy reading? Literary website, Book Riot, recently published a list of the favorite books currently being read by popular authors and what they are sharing on Instagram. Here are some author favorites that you can find at our library. For the full article, visit http://www.bookriot.com
Jill Santopolo: After the End – Clare Mackintosh
Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They’re best friends, lovers–unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can’t agree. They each want a different future for their son.
Elin Hilderbrand: Ask Again, Yes – Mary Beth Keane
Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope are two NYPD rookies assigned to the same Bronx precinct in 1973. They aren’t close friends on the job, but end up living next door to each other outside the city. What goes on behind closed doors in both houses–the loneliness of Francis’s wife, Lena, and the instability of Brian’s wife, Anne, sets the stage for the stunning events to come.
Brene Brown: City of Girls – Elizabeth Gilbert
In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters.
Christina Alger: Disappearing Earth – Julia Phillips
One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, two girls — sisters, eight and eleven — go missing. In the ensuing weeks, then months, the police investigation turns up nothing. Echoes of the disappearance reverberate across a tightly woven community, with the fear and loss felt most deeply among its women.
Elizabeth Gilbert: Flash Count Diary – Darcey Steinke
By weaving together her personal story with philosophy, science, art, and literature, the author provides an exploration into aspects of menopause that have rarely been written about, including the changing gender landscape that reduced levels of hormones brings, the actualities of transforming desires, and the realities of prejudice against older women.
Adam Silvera: Girl Gone Viral – Arvin Ahmadi
For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She can build entire worlds from scratch. But she can’t code her dad back into her life. When he disappeared after her tenth birthday, leaving only a cryptic note, Opal tried desperately to find him. And when he never turned up, she enrolled at a boarding school for technical prodigies and tried to forget.
Betsy Cornwell: Her Body and Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado
Machado bends genre to shape startling narratives that map the realities of women’s lives and the violence visited upon their bodies.
Helen Hoang: The Lemon Sisters – Jill Shalvis
Brooke Lemon has always led the life she wanted, something her perfect sister, Mindy, never understood. So when Mindy shows up on Brooke’s doorstep in the throes of a break-down with her three little kids in tow, Brooke’s shocked.
Jasmine Guillory: The Right Swipe – Alisha Rai
Rhiannon Hunter may have revolutionized romance in the digital world, but in real life she only swipes right on her career. The cynical dating app creator controls her love life with a few key rules.
Alwyn Hamilton: Three Dark Crowns
Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose … it’s life or death.