There’s nothing like a good book and some coffee. Whether you’re looking for advice, looking to learn, or just want to be engrossed in a good story, Avenue24 has got you covered. Here is our list of books you definitely need to read:
By : Mark Manson
Mark Manson is a successful blogger and Internet entrepreneur who shares his wisdom in this fun yet blunt novel. Manson is all about telling the truth, in this book he explains that in order to live a meaningful life you must only care about the things that are truly important to you. Life can be unfair, but Manson says that the best use of your energy is to embrace your flaws and your fears, as well as taking the time to learn who we are and what we want out of life. This book is perfect for those of us (mainly all of us) who are in that stage of life when we just don’t know what we’re doing with our life.
By : John Green
New York Times Bestselling author released his first novel after The Fault In Our Stars and trust us when we say, it’s just as good. In this novel, best friends Aza and Daisy try to solve the mystery of billionaire Russell Pickett. Together they investigate the whereabouts of Pickett, hoping to win the hundred thousand dollar reward. Green tackles the topics of love, loss and illness once again in this novel. Sixteen year old Aza suffers from anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. Aza’s struggles with her thoughts as they interfere with the relationships in her life. We love this book because Green sheds an important light on how difficult it can be to live life when your mind is constantly at war with itself.
By: Sophie Kinsella
If you’re looking for a good chick-lit book than look no further. Another New York Times Bestselling author Sophie Kinsella uses her smart wit and charm to write this great read. Attorney Samantha Sweeting has a meltdown, after she screws up her chances at a partnership. Not knowing what to do with her life, she becomes a housekeeper which is a radical change from the successful lawyer she used to be. In the novel, she finds love, and starts to contemplate two worlds; if she was meant to be a lawyer or if the simplicity of a housekeeper was her destiny all along.
By: Roxane Gay
This book is essential to read if you’re a feminist - and even if you're not! Not only will you understand the concept of feminism in today’s society, but you will learn what it means to be a "bad feminist". In these collection of essays Gay explains what it’s like being a woman of colour, and what our culture and the media are teaching us about feminism. Gay is an amazing writer and does a great job at making everything relatable to the reader.
By: Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice is a must read for anyone who loves romance novels. If you haven’t read it yet than what are you waiting for? The story is about the Bennetts, Elizabeth Bennett is one of five sisters and her mother can’t wait for her daughters to get married. While her sister Jane develops feelings for a wealthy gentlemen named Charles Bingley, Elizabeth meets Bingley’s close friend Mr. Darcy and finds him arrogant and obnoxious. Austen writes a humorous novel with great dialogue about the process of falling in love.