Quarantine Book Recommendations

By: Isabella Cornutt

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

As a love story, thriller and science fiction book in all of 340 pages, Dark Matter will keep you up at night- because you won’t be able to close the book once you open it. Similar to the 1998 movie “Sliding Doors” with Gwyneth Paltrow, the plot is filled with twists and turns at every chapter as the book peers into dimensions of reality and peels away at human’s decision making. Dark Matter will leave you on the edge until the very last word. 

Watching You by Lisa Jewell 

New York Times bestselling author of “Then She Was Gone” is finally back with yet another fast-paced and terrifyingly clever thriller. Following a woman’s seemingly innocent crush on an older teacher quickly turns gruesome from a tangled web of lies, betrayals, and murderous revenge. 

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Chosen by The Oprah Magazine for books to read over quarantine, Graceling is a perfect mix between Maze Runner, Hunger Games, and Divergent. The Young Adult fantasy novel is based in a world where some of the population is gifted in a skill, which could be as harmless as the gift of a green thumb or as deadly as the ability to kill. The captivating premise is assisted by deeply developed characters and profound imagery that paints pictures in the reader’s minds and leaves us wanting more.

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