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Books to Make the Time Fly By
Photo courtesy of Courtesy of Camden Property Trust
Photo courtesy of Courtesy of Camden Property Trust
Amanda Black
Friday, Apr. 10, 2020

In this unprecedented time, many of us have a little extra time on our hands.  These six books will help the time fly by, whether you’re into history, mystery, love stories or non-fiction.  First, you’ll need to find a cozy spot in your Camden apartment and check out Goodreads, a free website that helps keep track of the books you have read and want to read. Here are just a few of our suggestions for a few stories to dive into. 

The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware

File Under: An easy-to-read thriller that will keep you guessing.

Synopsis: Travel journalist, Lo, receives a fabulous opportunity to board a private cruise.  But what she sees onboard is far from a vacation.

Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

File Under: Anything Malcolm Gladwell writes is worth the read.

Synopsis: Through quick examinations of everything from hockey players, to plane crashes, to The Beatles, Gladwell shows the factors that contribute to high levels of success.

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Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing

File Under: An instant classic.   

Synopsis: This novel has it all - a love story, a murder mystery, and the trials of growing up in nature. 

Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

File Under: Read it first, then watch the Hulu series!

Synopsis: Two families collide in a tug of war between the haves and the have nots. Conflicts arise between mothers and daughters, and truth and lies.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, Laura Hildebrand

File Under: Pick this one up when you need a little inspiration

Synopsis: The title says it all!  From the author of Seabiscuit, comes a story almost too unbelievable to be true.

How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life, Catherine Price

File Under: One of many books on how to set healthier habits

Synopsis: Full of practical, tangible tips to distance yourself from your device. This book shows the addictive allure of phones and offers readers practical advice on how to create healthy boundaries, and take back your attention.

Whether you’re taking a Work From Home break or spending all day reading, fill your extra time with one of these great books! Looking for more ways to fill your time? Check out these tips to transform your apartment into a gym and ways to get back to your childhood.

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