While we're freshening up our wardrobe for the new season, we're also switching out our spring reading list. Whether you're looking to spend a relaxing day at the park or a cozy night in, get lost with us with one of our favorite picks!
Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino
Trick Mirror is an enlightening and unforgettable series of essays about the incentives that shape us in a culture that revolves around the self. Jia Tolentino delves into the ways that we tend to delude or "trick" ourselves. One of the chapters called 'Always Be Optimizing' hits close to home for us, women, who feel constant pressure to bettering ourselves.
Normal People by Sally Rooney
A story about a complex friendship and relationship between two people, Normal People appeals across genders and generations. Sally Rooney explores the distinctions of class and the intricate entanglements of family and friendship.
Untamed by Glennon Doyle Melton
Uplifting and inspiring, Untamed is "packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today." It's a story of how one woman comes to the realization that a responsible mother is not one who slowly dies for her children, but one who shows them how to fully live.
If you're looking for an independent local book store to support or visit, we've gathered a few of our favorite spots.
This cozy neighborhood bookstore hosts readings, signings and some of Los Angeles' best book clubs. Open since the '90s, Skylight Books is well-stocked with a wide selection of new and used titles.
Village Well Books & Coffee
A community-oriented bookstore cafe located in Culver City, Village Well offers good books, good coffee and and simple gourmet food. The store is colorful, light-filled and comfortable - the perfect place to dive deep into reading.