by Curtis Sittenfeld — Best Quick Read
This collection of 10 stories is a compelling and witty read where each piece examines the often surprising relationships of significant others, friends, acquaintances, exes and family. It’s soon to be adapted for the screen starring Kristen Wiig and produced by Reese Witherspoon.
by Mary Kay Andrews — Best Beach Read
This New York Times bestselling author brings us a beach tale of romance, friendship, justice and drama. A group of young heirs visit a private island to make amends with the millionaire heiress and discover some secrets along the way. For anyone that’s looking for a light hearted yet enthralling beach read, “The High Tide Club” will not disappoint.
by Katherine Center — Best Page Turner
A young woman’s future is suddenly turned upside down, and on her wedding day, no less. This heart-wrenching book discusses the idea of moving forward while facing recovery, long held family secrets and devastating heartbreak.
by Meg Wolitzer — Most Inspiring Read
College freshman Greer Kadetsky is led down an exciting path by an aging public figure from the women’s movement. In this compelling girl-power story, Greer is pushed to create her own sense of purpose, away from the future she had always imagined.
by Michelle Dean — Most Empowering Read
“Sharpness” is the term used to describe feminist journalists like Dorothy Parker, Rebecca West and Renata Alder. This piece of nonfiction features such brilliant woman who chose to speak out and become central figures despite the many obstacles before them.