By Maya Hirani
- Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
Emily St. John Mandel develops complicated characters in this magic filled novel. The Glass Hotel follows the happenings of a hotel on Vancouver Island and the collapse of a Ponzi scheme.
- The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
Art conservator and Columbia grad student Ellie Shipley forges a painting of the Dutch Golden Age master Sara de Vos. Dominic Smith perfectly weaves the past and the present, while exploring the trials and tribulations of two fiercely talented and misunderstood women.
- Educated by Tara Westover
Tara Westover shares her journey from an abusive home to Oxford. This beautiful story explores religion, family, and the power of education.
- The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Madeline Miller puts a modern twist on an ancient epic. Patroclus narrates his love story with the Greek hero Achilles.
- The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
This novel follows four siblings who discover the dates of their death in their childhood. Chloe Benjamin writes about family, living life to its fullest, and coming to terms with your fears.