Great Reads - November 2023

by BTM

Tue, 31 October 2023

Top 4 Must-Read Books for Bahraini Bibliophiles

Downtime is necessary to recharge your mental battery, and nothing beats relaxing with a great book in hand. Here are some of the latest releases for you to enjoy in your free time.

Happy Place by Emily Henry
In this book, readers are taken on a journey to a happy place. With an average rating of 4.11 and over 450,000 ratings, it’s safe to say that this book has captivated many readers. Happy Place is a must-read for those seeking a feel-good story filled with romance and hope. Emily Henry’s storytelling is compelling, and her characters are relatable. This book will leave you with a warm and fuzzy feeling with a broad smile on your face.

Trust by Herman Diaz
The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and a New York Times best seller, Trust is a definitely a book that deserves your time being read. In the 1920s, Benjamin and Helen Rask, a Wall Street tycoon and aristocrat, inherited a fortune. Their fortune is at stake, as seen in a novel within this novel called ‘Bonds’. Hernan Diaz’s Trust explores this narrative, blending reality and fiction. The novel spans over a century, engaging readers in a quest for truth, confronting deceptions in personal relationships, the power of capital, and the manipulation of facts by power.

Spare by Prince Harry
Prince Harry’s book, Spare, is a memoir effectively collating a selection of his life experiences. The book focuses on his upbringing, relationships, military service, and dedication to charitable work. The memoir provides insight into his struggles with mental health and his journey toward self-discovery. It offers a personal account of his life as a member of the British royal family and his decision to step back from his official duties. The book assures to take you on a journey of what it is like being a part of the Royal Family.

All The Broken Places by John Boyne
Gretel Fernsby, a 90-year-old woman living in London, faces a dark past despite her childhood in Nazi Germany. She becomes friends with a boy named Henry, but a violent argument between Henry’s mother and father threatens her life. The story alternates between her past and present-day London, as Gretel faces a crossroad where she must decide whether to save a young boy or reveal her secrets, deciding at her own cost.