New Books to Read for #FridayReads

07 Aug 2015

It’s that time of the week again – time to tell the internet what you’re reading for #FridayReads! If you need some new books to read, first of all: congratulations for coming to the correct website for that purpose! You made a good life choice¬†today ūüôā

Second – we’ve picked a few of this week’s new releases that we think you should read this #FridayReads.

If your favorite class in college was Art History…

Read The Marriage of Opposites.

This biographical fiction novel tells the love story of the incredible woman who gave birth to Camille Pissarro in Alice Hoffman’s signature style of enchanting prose. Art history buffs and francophiles just smiled, since Pissarro is considered the Father of Impressionism. Alice Hoffman,¬†New York Times Bestselling author of The Museum of Extraordinary Things and The Dovekeepers has written another novel that is nothing short of beautiful.

If you¬†rewatch The Great Gatsby every month…

Read Villa America.

The 1920s cultural scene demands to be noticed with its sparkly¬†outfits and catchy, upbeat music.¬†Liza Klaussmann’s new book explores this time in history with the backdrop of the dazzling French Riviera. Read about a charmed life degraded by secrets. Behind a shiny facade and glitzy veneer are humans defined by their humanity.

If Kristin Wiig is your hero…

Read The Best of Enemies.

Jen Lancaster, New York Times bestselling author, wrote a book that Bridesmaids fans are going to love. Two people who (at best) tolerate each other begrudgingly are forced to take a road trip together. If it doesn’t kill them, it just might make them stop hating each other.

If you love¬†Tudors¬†but kinda wish it had MAGIC…

Read Enchantress of Paris.

Tudors fans and lovers of historical fantasy will fall for Marci Jefferson’s new book.¬†Enchantress of Paris is set during the opulent years of the Louis XIV’s court in France. Marie Mancini charms the king, but there’s a problem: an evil cardinal wants to put Marie against his niece to let them ruthlessly battle for the king’s affections.

If you waited in line to see Paper Towns in theaters…

Read Never Always Sometimes.

High school love doesn’t get sweeter than this. Adi Alsaid’s new book follows Julia and Dave, who are not at all clich√©, thank you very much. Dave and Julia made a list of things they promised to never ever do in high school and are sticking to it. But Dave has a secret: he broke rule #8. He has a crush that has lasted all of high school. And it’s on Julia.

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Taylor loves books with a heavy dose of absurdity, hilarity, and beautiful prose. She is a marketer, adventurer, nature-lover, Hufflepuff, wannabe world traveler, and advocate of laughter.