There are so many good books out there that not even Netflix can compete. We all are inundated with social media. Television shows, the news, viral YouTube videos, the endless catalog of memes to laugh at. It’s a relentless stream of technology. Maybe it’s occurred to you to disconnect for a time. Our suggestion: read a book! Here’s a list of 2019 releases that are worth your time. And if you really need your social media fix, no worries, some of these covers are so artsy they’re just calling to be Instagrammed.
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
A suspense novel that follows Jessica Ferris and her participation in a study on ethics. The premise is simply to answer a few questions for some quick cash. But Dr. Lydia Shields’s questions take a more sinister turn leaving Jess paranoid. Definitely a perfect book for those looking for a good thriller.
The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh
Margaret Atwood, the author of The Handmaid’s Tale, called the book, “A gripping, sinister fable!” It’s a dystopian fantasy about three sisters raised on an isolated island fearing men. Sisters Grace, Lia, and Sky, live on the island with just their mother and father, whom they call King. One day he disappears and their whole lives are turned upside down.
The Dreamers by Karen Thompson WalkerIt begins with just one girl who falls asleep and doesn’t wake up. Soon another girl falls asleep and another. The victims are stuck in a dream state all while doctors try to wake them.
Maid by Stephanie Land