Enjoy the last few days of sunshine by grabbing a good book to read on the beach. Whether you’re looking for a great story to read or going through a life crisis and are in need of a good self-help book, there’s something for everyone. The perfect title might just inspire you to make a change in your life. With the end of summer approaching, here’s Real Style’s roundup of books to read right now.
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin dedicates a year to researching about how to live a happier life. Throughout the book, she shares the research she gathered about finding happiness from history, philosophy and modern science. Rubin discusses the tasks she took in trying to improve her life. Everybody wants to live a happier life, and this book is filled with tips on how you can do just that.
Hunger by Roxane Gay
Roxane Gay comes out with a compelling memoir about her body, and also touches upon the ideas of body image, health and wellness. In the book, she discusses how she struggled with her weight growing up and how she took comfort in food. Gay talks about how she had to learn how to take care of herself and love her body. Her book explores the concept of how being overweight can affect your life.
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Crazy Rich Asians has become an international bestseller and is currently being adapted into a movie. It’s the first book in the series, and it follows the lives of three wealthy Chinese families. The main character Rachel Chu finds out that her boyfriend is a part of a wealthy family, and gets used to living a luxurious lifestyle. There’s something for everyone in this book, from romance to humour.
The Regulars by Georgia Clark
Read all about three best friends and how they’re living through their twenties in New York. The girls come across a potion that makes them drop dead gorgeous. Their new looks lands them new opportunities and many obstacles to overcome. The story is said to touch upon important topics like feminism and self love.