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Fiction book recommendations? I'm in charge of our book club selection this month and don't know what to pick! Contemporary, historical fiction, chick-lit would be the ideal genres - something that's easy reading for a group of upper 20's women 🙂

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In no order: Beartown, Sharp Objects, Dark Places, Tigers in Red Weather, Montauk, The Broken Girls, The Last Time I Lied, All These Beautiful Strangers, The Gifted School, Mexican Gothic. Also recommend anything Elin Hildebrand or Mary Kay Andrews for some fun light reading!

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Pachinko!! Awesome book that told a story steeped in Korean history I knew nothing about (thx Eurocentric American history classes)

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Beautiful book, recommend this as well.

Educated!!!!

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This is such a good book

“Where the crowdads sing”

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Read this already but amazing suggestion - to anyone reading this thread that hasn't read this book, buy it now!

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Normal People by Sally Rooney!

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The Hulu show is incredible!!

My Brilliant Friend is the book (& series) that every single one of my close friends has read and we will talk about it all the time forever. Also has an excellent HBO show.

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I am working my way through these right now and they have taken over my life - I love them more than anything they are a masterpiece

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Eleanor oliphant is completely fine, All the light we cannot see, and Rosie’s project (in no particular order)

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I read Self Care by Leigh Stein recently and it was just the fun breezy antidote to these depressing times that I needed

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This is exactly what I need too. Looking into it!

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I just read In Five Years by Rebecca Searle (?) and can’t praise it enough

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So fantastic! OP- it’s about a woman in her late 20s, recently engaged, fantastic job etc. she falls asleep and wakes up and it’s 5 years later and she doesn’t recognize her apartment, she’s wearing a different ring and a different man is there. She wakes up again in present time and is shook by what she saw. I guarantee you will be surprised with how the book goes. Such a touching book that focused heavily on female friendships and I loved it

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Such a fun age

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Sooo good

Check out Penny Reid, Colleen Hoover and Mariana Zapata. Great chick lits and romance books 🥰

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The Bronze Horseman. I still haven’t recovered from that series. 😭🥰 Gorgeous story - historical fiction + romance.

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Circe by Madeline Miller if you haven’t read it- I really love it.

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Also one of my favorite recent reads! 👍

Memory Police

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The Red Tent The Poisonwood Bible Snowflower and the Secret fan The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F Memories of a Geisha

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Anything by Nick Hornby

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Elin Hildebrand did a 3 book series about “paradise”. “Winter in Paradise”, “What Happens in Paradise”, “Troubles in Paradise”. Easy, fun books!

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Yes these were great fun reading!

Lady Clementine could be a good option

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The Swan Thief OR the Historian

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