4 New Books To Read in 2018
Reading is a popular activity that’s suitable for any setting all year long. The perfect scenario will, of course, differ from person to person, however one thing is for sure – people love to get lost in their books no matter where they are. Luckily, as the warm spring weather begins to phase out the gloomy cold of the winter, the opportunity to enjoy reading outdoors is just within reach. To make this delightful experience even more ideal, you’ll want to kick off 2018 soaking in the sun with a great new book. Here are four noteworthy books released in 2018 so far that you won’t want to put down!
The Best Reads of Early 2018
The Immoralists by Chloe Benjamin
This contemporary fiction novel follows the life of four children in 1969 growing up in New York City who receive supernatural assistance from a wandering psychic. The book describes the children’s search for this mysterious woman to learn about the unique intricacies of their future. Their curiosity leads them to receive the information they never thought possible – the exact date of their death. The prophecies they receive teach them about how each child will die and even the life they live in between.
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
The Cruel Prince is a story of fate, deceit and good versus evil brought to life. The novel follows a young girl named Jude was kidnapped by the High Court after her parents were wrongfully murdered. Fast-forwarding ten years after these troublesome events, she realizes that she and her sister’s lives are at risk as the days pass. The Prince of the High Court’s loathing hate for humans does not make Jude’s endeavors for survival simple, however as she struggles to overcome her personal survival she’s willingly thrown into the midst of a violent civil war.
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Tomi Adeyemi brings West African flare to her fantasy debut novel. The Children of Blood and Bone tells the tale of Zelie Adebola and her home of Orisha. This community heavily relied on the use of magic throughout their daily and spiritual lives, until one day the malevolent king exterminated the use of magic altogether. As evil creeps into the lands, Zelie must escape and outmaneuver the king at his own game to restore peace.
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
With empowerment emanating from every page, Meg Wolitzer creates the perfect blend of feminism and coming-of-age in her powerful novel. The Female Persuasion is keenly titled due to advice from a woman named Faith Frank to Greer Kadetsky – the main character. Greer is struggling between maintaining her relationship and discovering her true inner ambition, hoping Faith can lend assistance. Faith, an older woman who has led the women’s movement for some time, decides to inspire hope and clarity in young Greer. She helps the young college student define what is truly meant to be in the life of a woman and Greer herself. The book is scheduled for release in April 2018.
Local Bookstore in Annapolis, Maryland
Satisfy your inner bookworm this year with some of 2018’s best new works. Luckily for avid readers, you can get lost in a world of fiction, or non-fiction, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Annapolis Harbour Center. Our conveniently located shopping center is home to Annapolis, Maryland’s premier book retailer with the largest selection in the area. Narrowing down what you’ll want to read next may be difficult, but we promise you won’t walk out empty handed! To learn about the shopping opportunities and amenities available at Annapolis Harbour Center, please feel free to view our store directory or contact us at 410.267.3427 for more information.