5 Books to Add to Your Must-Read List this 2017

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1. Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
This book consists of a collection of stories featuring different women from across both sides of the economic spectrum. It is a tale about the lives, passions, and quirks of women from diverse backgrounds but whose tales are equally unforgettable.

2. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
This is a haunting and thought-provoking tale that offers a glimpse into the refugee crisis. This book puts the issue in perspective and brings readers up close to a problem that sometimes gets little attention from mainstream media.

3. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
From the author of The Girl on the Train comes another chilling thriller. Into the Water is the story surrounding the discovery of the bodies of a mother and a girl found at the bottom of a river. It delves into the reason behind the deaths that may be found in the past.

4. Men without Women by Haruki Murakami
Men without Women is a collection of stories that takes a look into loneliness in modern times. It features different characters and the compelling tales of loneliness in their lives.

5. The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy
Ariel Levy’s memoir is an inspiring story of adventure, loss, resilience, and reinvention. This book will make you think about the impermanence of things, profound losses, the gift of resilience, and the ability to rebuild from the ruins of your life.