I've been noticing more and more books coming out about nature, the environment, and our connection with the world. These go beyond, "the environment is failing and we're the cause," to more, "we are nature, contained within, yet separate," and "reconnect with nature and recognize the beauty and depth of the natural world.
A memoir about what it's like being a woman and mother in science, and what it's like trying to gain acceptance in a field dominated by men.
Were they high when they wrote it? Strange, trippy books
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again is arguably one of the most powerful opening lines of a book. And Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier is one of my favorite classics. So of course with the surge of retellings, I've been eager to find the best Rebecca retellings. Most have been a disappointment, and don't capture the dark, gothic, and compelling essence of Rebecca. But, I've managed to create a list of Rebecca retellings that, based on Goodreads ratings, should be good.
"It was about time the world saw Egypt not through a Western lens, but through an authentically Egyptian one."
Smell your way through these books
For fans of Outlander - you'll love the time travel perspectives, the mystery, and the Scottish headlands.
All in all, a decent contemporary YA book, with heavy topics that are easily digestible by YA readers.
A different kind of beach reads.
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