Wednesday Wisdom: What to read this weekend!

Looking for some new interesting books to read? Here we are with 5 books to read this week to make your days more thoughtful!

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi’s new book “Transcendent Kingdom,” tells the story of a family who emigrated from the small town of Ghana to Alabama for a better life. Gifty is the narrator, who was raised in the church and trying to survive the grief of a brother lost to addiction. Gifty leaves the church and becomes a scientist. The book is exquisitely written that will make ripping your heart and will change your view.

Everything Within and in Between by Nikki Barthelmess

Nikki Barthelmess’s moving Everything Within and in Between is about a teen named Ri Fernández. She, who struggles to find and claim her identity is raised by her strict Mexican grandmother. She couldn’t act according to her wish of learning Spanish in favor of chasing her grandma’s version of the American dream as it was forbidden for her. Ri wants to get along with her heritage and goes by her tradition but is unable to. The story turns into how she put together to get back to her real identity and reaches out to her mother who left her as a child defying her grandmother.

The Falling Girls by Hayley Krischer

The Falling Girls is one of Two October’s best YA books focusing on cheerleaders. This is a thriller about two girls’ best friends who were the perfect examples of friendships but the complexity starts when one of them gets into the cheerleading team which ruined relationships between the teen girls. Shade joined the cheerleading team, while her best friend, Jadis isn’t much happy about it. She couldn’t get the reforming and changing behavior of her friend. But when a murder happened Jadis got tensed if the change would turn her best friend into a murderer.

One By One by Ruth Ware

“One by One” is a thriller/mystery about a corporate staff retreat at a ski chalet that goes horribly awry. The company is in the rustic mountain and there are 8 co-workers and you can’t trust anyone of them. A group of technology executives arrive at a French Ski Chalet, but not all make it out alive. A serial killer puts the power and choices in the hands of the public by broadcasting on the internet. The killer asks the viewers, whome to kill which more horrific manner of death.

Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

The long-awaited sequel to Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is finally here. You should pick Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World. This one is implementing the story about the couple is still in a deep Love affair but life turns around somehow. Things become even more complicated when a sudden loss leaves Ari searching for a way to live the life he truly wants.