Whether you are a solo traveller or travelling with company, books can be a good way to keep you sane sometimes. Amidst the hustle and bustle of trying to navigate yourself in a different country, travelling long distances in trains, buses, airplanes? A book will always come in handy especially in times you find yourself needing solidarity and some lone time.
So here are a few picks from us to keep you thrilled and pumped up along your journeys:
1) Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica
I think all of us have a past we constantly run away from. Kubica set this novel in a small town and the sudden disappearance of a girl. Kubica brings you on a thrill ride to explore life and no matter how much you try to run away from the truth, you can never escape the past.
2) The Seed Collectors by Scarlett Thomas
A complex tale of inheritance, enlightenment, life, death, desire and family trees, The Seed Collectors reveals all that it means to be connected, to be part of a society, to be part of the universe and to be human.
3) The World Without Us by Mereille Juchau
Sometimes we must confront what has been lost, so we can know the solace of being found.
4) The Lost Girls by Heather Young
A compelling novel that examines the price of loyalty, the burden of regret, the meaning of salvation and the sacrifices we make for the ones we love.
5) Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman
The bestselling author of After I’m Gone, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, challenges our notions of memory, loyalty, responsibility, and justice in this evocative and psychologically complex story about a long-ago death that still haunts a family.
6) Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten
For fans of We Were Liars, The Girl on the Train, and Gone Girl, this powerful psychological thriller delves into the mesmerizing yet dysfunctional world of those who manipulate but seem ever so charming.
7) Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
Luckiest Girl Alive explores the unbearable pressure that so many women feel to “have it all”.
8) Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
With a missing girl in the news, Claire Scott can’t help but be reminded of her sister, who disappeared twenty years ago in a mystery that was never solved. But when Claire begins to learn the truth about her sister, nothing will ever be the same.
Adapted from TheStar
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