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15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | In this queer short story and flash fiction collection, Doss focuses on the idea of loneliness and desire, and has readers come on a journey of how we attempt to change ourselves for relationships, and how we, in turn, shrink ourselves in the hopes of finding someone to love. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | Stella Lane, a clever woman with Asperger's, develops an algorithm that predicts customer purchases, which is great for her bank account but not necessarily for her love life. Enter Michael Phan, a hunky male escort. Hoang developed a smart, funny, and kind heroine that I felt lucky to root for. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer | Fates and Furies will hook you immediately—Lauren Groff’s writing is so good. The novel gives you a front-row seat to a marriage in which the spouses have radically different interpretations of every interaction. It’s one big voyeuristic, twisted tale of character development you won’t be able to put down. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer

Whether you’re heading to a local park (mask on!) or just enjoying the comfort of your couch, escape from the real world with one of these books—the best beach reads of 2020.

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer | Warm Bodies is the most beautiful zombie apocalypse story you’ll ever read. Isaac Marion’s novel centers on a mentally astute zombie who can experience people’s memories when he eats their brains. R falls in love with a human, and in the process becomes more human himself. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Best Selling Romance Books, English Romance, Warm Bodies, Five Year Anniversary, Seattle Times, Life Crisis, Body Warmer, Reading Challenge, Got Books

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer

Whether you’re heading to a local park (mask on!) or just enjoying the comfort of your couch, escape from the real world with one of these books—the best beach reads of 2020.

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer | For this list of good beach reads, our editors share their favorites that will keep your attention this summer. Our list includes smart women’s fiction, a sweeping family epic, a (zombie!) romance, and a delicious historical fiction. Add one or all of these beach reads to your summer must-read list. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer

Whether you’re heading to a local park (mask on!) or just enjoying the comfort of your couch, escape from the real world with one of these books—the best beach reads of 2020.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | If you're a woman who has ever been worried that you want too much, this book is for you. Elizabeth has spent her adult life trying to build something for her family, but bankruptcy rocks her family. She reaches out to Sasha, a long-lost childhood friend, who is going through her own crisis, which in turn, brings the two women closer together. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Books To Read, My Books, Free Books, Good New Books, Beach Reading, Reading Nook, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Summer Books

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer | In Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers, immigrant couple Jende and Neni hustle to raise their young son in “the center of the world”—New York City—as their lives get tangled up in the unhappy marriage of a wealthy investment banker. The plot is packed and fast-paced, and the writing is funny and heartbreaking, just the way we want it. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Beach Reading, Free Reading, The Dreamers, Good Books, Books To Read, Best Beach Reads, Black Authors, Temporary Work, Book Week

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer

Whether you’re heading to a local park (mask on!) or just enjoying the comfort of your couch, escape from the real world with one of these books—the best beach reads of 2020.

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer | The Power by Naomi Alderman creates a gripping alternate reality where women discover their ability to administer deadly electric shocks. As knowledge of this power spreads, it upends the foundations of every society in the world. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Good Books, Books To Read, Best Beach Reads, Beach Reading, Margaret Atwood, Book Suggestions, Read Later, Real Simple, Reading Lists

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer

Whether you’re heading to a local park (mask on!) or just enjoying the comfort of your couch, escape from the real world with one of these books—the best beach reads of 2020.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | Reading this book was an absolute joy because it doesn’t portray Rogers as a hero or a god, like most articles and books do. Instead, it shows how someone so common can be so remarkable and it was simply because he was kind, passionate, and cared about children. It reminded us that there is still good in this world. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Fred Rogers, Good Books, Books To Read, King Author, History Of Television, The Neighbor, Stefan Zweig, King Book, Free Pdf Books

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer | In Lily and the Octopus, Steven Rowley describes the companionship between struggling writer Ted and his 12-year-old dog, Lily. It’s a peculiar story—Lily fills Ted in on everything from her daily aches to her celebrity crushes—but their love is fierce and familiar. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Dog Books, Book Club Books, Book Nerd, Book Lists, Great Novels, Novels To Read, Great Books, Best Books To Read, This Is A Book

The 7 Best Beach Reads to Toss in Your Bag This Summer

Whether you’re heading to a local park (mask on!) or just enjoying the comfort of your couch, escape from the real world with one of these books—the best beach reads of 2020.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | As someone who doesn’t have a lot of time on her hands due to her demanding tech industry job, Lopez has figured out how to make baking work for you on your schedule. From recipes that take an hour to recipes that take a couple of days, Lopez will keep you happily fed. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Chocolate Malt Cake, Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, Chocolate Toffee, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Orange, Date, Paint Splatter Cake, Flower Sugar Cookies, Vietnamese Iced Coffee

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | These are our book editor's favorite 15 books and novels that have helped her slowly but surely get back into reading, and she hopes that they help you too. Books with varied genres from charming love stories, laugh-out-loud fiction novels, beautiful cookbooks with delicious recipes, and more must-read books. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread How To Read Faster, Fiction Novels, Real Simple, Read Books, Book Lists, Laugh Out Loud, Delicious Recipes, Book Worms, Love Story

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | A Burning centers on three characters—Jivan, PT Sir, and Lovely—who are attempting to rise up in the ranks in society in contemporary India. Their lives become entangled after Jivan is accused of plotting a terrorist attack, and only PT Sir and Lovely can set Jivan free. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Reading Resources, Teaching Reading, Reading Lists, Learning, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, So Little Time, No Time For Me

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | Red, White and Royal Blue is so charming, so romantic, so steamy, that you may have a hard time putting it down. If you love the “enemies to lovers” trope, this book is for you. Reading about Alex—the son of the first female president of the US—fighting, and later, falling in love with Prince Henry of Wales will make your heart swoon. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread How To Read Faster, How To Make, Lily King, Complicated Relationship, Prince Henry, Real Simple, Romance Novels, Enemies

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | Frazier brings the story of an unnamed pregnant pizza delivery girl who doesn’t know what she wants and is grieving the death of her father, whom she had a complicated relationship with. It’s a unique coming-of-age story, one that you have to read to believe. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Good New Books, This Book, Books To Read, My Books, Free Books, Kindle, Pizza Girls, Summer Books, Beach Reading

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone | Irby is an absolute gem. You can read any of her books—her other titles include We are Never Meeting in Real Life and Meaty—and find yourself gasping for air throughout them all. Irby takes the world’s trash and makes it into her own personal treasure, which makes me feel less alone in this troubled world. #realsimple #bookrecomendations #thingstodo #bookstoread Book Club Books, Books To Read, My Books, Feminist Books, Books A Million, What To Read, Great Books, I Love Books, New Friends

15 Fast Reads That Will Convince You to Put Down Your Phone

If you want to stop scrolling through social media or watching tv, these books will help you get back into the habit of reading.