Cozy up on the couch with a glass of wine and enjoy these recommendations from Emily at @emeryreads.
As a perfect pairing for these books, LTS recommends Cote des Rose wine.
By Beth O’Leary
Have you ever read a book and literally hugged it when you’ve finished it? The Flatshare is that book. It’s about two people, Tiffy and Leon, who share a one bedroom flat; however, they have never actually met. Initially, they communicate through post-it notes. You will fall in love with these complex and memorable characters and the heartwarming storyline. Be prepared to laugh, smile and cry. That has to be the contemporary romance trifecta!
The Girl with the Louding Voice
By: Abi Daré
This book illuminates all we take for granted. It follows the life of Adunni, a Nigerian 14 year old girl who is sold to an older man by her father as his third wife. It highlights her strength and tenacity to overcome the obstacles in her life and inspires everyone to follow their dreams, no matter what happens.
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
By: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon, Evelyn Hugo, decides to give an exclusive on her glamorous, scandalous and mysterious life. Evelyn opens up about the good, the bad, and the ugly of old Hollywood, her seven husbands, and a forbidden love story.
This book is simply impossible to put down. It encompasses what life was like for a celebrity – fame, failure, success, wealth and love, as well as race, sexuality, misogyny and conforming to societal norms.