And we continue to give you recommendations what you can read while in quarantine. We strongly believe that a good book can help you forget about any disaster and any virus. And if your list of must-reads is about to end, there’s no need to panic. We’ve selected three interesting books released in 2020. Here they are.
Apartment by Teddy Wayne
A New York Times Editors Choice. Longlisted for the 2020 Simpson / Joyce Carol Oates Literary Prize. One of Vogue.com’s “Best Books of 2020 So Far.” One of Elle’s “Best Books of 2020 So Far.” A Most-Anticipated Book by The New York Times, Vogue, The Boston Globe, Salon, The Millions, Inside Hook, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn. This is all about Teddy Wayne’s recently released book, Apartment.
In 1996, the unnamed narrator of the novel is attending the MFA writing program at Columbia. His wealthy, guiltily divorced father has agreed to pay his son’s rent and university fees. Feeling guilty about his good fortune, he offers his spare bedroom—rent-free—to Billy, a talented, charismatic classmate from the Midwest.
The two become close friends, however, their living arrangement, not to mention their drastically different upbringings, breeds tensions neither man could predict.
Apartment explores the origins of our contemporary political divide and its ties to masculinity and class. This novel is a gutting portrait of one of New York’s many lost, disconnected souls.
Emily Windsnap and the Tides of Time by Liz Kessler
In such unstable and troubled times, support is what millions of people need and seek. Stuck in their homes, they are longing for something bright and positive. And we believe that Liz Kessler’s book, Emily Windsnap and the Tides of Time, can become a true friend for many of you, dear book lovers.
Emily Windsnap and the Tides of Time is the ninth book of the New York Times best-selling series. We assure you that you’ll fall in love with this story even if you haven’t read the previous books of the series.
Emily, the main heroine of the story, makes a wish on a magic stone to get a glimpse of what the future will be. But she’s terrified by what she sees. An appalling disaster is coming!
She tries to make things right. However, each trip through time takes Emily to a future where things turn out badly for either the humans of Brightport or the merpeople of Shiprock. She realizes she can’t save the world alone. Fortunately, she has two amazing best friends, Shona and Mandy. They will try to find a way to get humans and merpeople to work together. Will Emily be able to create a better future for everyone, including herself?
A Nantucket Affair by Pamela M. Kelley
At the end of the February, Pamela M. Kelley released her 4th book of the Beach Plum Cove series. In this book, the author shows that although everyone thinks they have the perfect marriage, things are sometimes not what they seem.
Lisa Hodges has always believed that her best friend Sue had a perfect marriage. Sue is married to Curt, her high school sweetheart and current business partner. After thirty-five years of marriage, she never doubted him. But nothing is permanent.
One day, Brandi Morgan joined their successful insurance company. She is thirty-five, blonde and beautiful and is also superb at her account manager job. All the clients are fascinated by her and business is up. Sue liked this charming woman as well—until the rumors began to spread.
It all started with A Nantucket Affair, the island’s biggest charity meeting with dinner and dancing on the beach. As usual, Curt is the chairman for the feast, and this year he is accompanied by Brandi. However, Sue started to suspect her husband only when he suddenly dropped the fifteen pounds he’d been whining about wanting to lose and a few close friends started asking her what was going on.
What about other heroes of the story? The answers are in the book.