6 Literary Fiction Novels for a Mindful Escape

15 Mar 2024

6 Literary Fiction Novels for a Mindful Escape

In a world that often moves too fast, these books provide a sanctuary for introspection and thoughtful escape. Each novel invites you to step into carefully crafted narratives that stimulate the mind and soothe the soul. Join us as we explore these literary gems, offering a mindful escape into worlds where words weave intricate tales with the essence of storytelling!

To Fill a Jar With Water

by Juliette Rose Kerr

Release Date: March 7, 2024

To Fill a Jar With Water tugs at your heartstrings and will have you reaching for the tissue box. By the end, Rose, Carrie and Daniel will have seamlessly woven themselves into your heart, leaving an indelible mark. Written in beautiful prose with coastal Plymouth, MA, as a backdrop, memories of them will linger long after the story ends.

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The Sea Dogs (No World Order Book 1)

by Andrew Dulay

Release Date: February 14, 2024

The Sea Dogs is just the beginning of Clay’s lifelong mission for Queen, God, & Country. Welcome to Castle Omega. By joining the Sea Dogs program, you hereby swear your life to secrecy. If you are ever compromised or risk the secrecy of the mission—then you shall be sent to Davey Jones’ Locker. And be buried at sea.

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The Inheritance

by Joanna Goodman

Release Date: March 12, 2024

Told from both Arden and Virginia’s viewpoints, straddling past and present, and moving from Toronto to New York City, The Inheritance is a poignant portrait of familial bonds, haunting pasts, the collateral damage of life choices, and the promise of hopeful futures as two venerable women fight for the life they deserve.

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The Shoe Box Waltz

by Kathleen Patrick

Release Date: January 21, 2024

Two women. A yacht in the Tyrrhenian Sea. One choice that changes everything. Cora Daneli is a young woman looking for adventure. Against a gorgeous backdrop of the coast of Italy, she begins a journey that takes her to places she never wanted to go. And she is not alone.

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The Things We Didn’t Know

by Elba Iris Pérez

Release Date: February 6, 2024

The inaugural winner of Simon & Schuster’s Books Like Us contest, Elba Iris Pérez’s lyrical, cross-cultural coming-of-age debut novel explores a young girl’s childhood between 1950s Puerto Rico and a small Massachusetts factory town.

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Hidden Fires

by Sairish Hussain

Release Date: January 18, 2024

As Yusuf grapples with the past, Rubi is determined to save him. But the memories that are recovered and spoken of for the first time in years are more painful than she could have imagined. From the Costa Prize-shortlisted author of The Family Tree and Women’s Prize x Good Housekeeping Futures Finalist, Hidden Fires is a powerful story of grief and loss, the power of family and the long arm of history.

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