Book Box | 5 thrilling books to snap you out of that reading slump
A tech thriller, a snarky college admissions story, YA with a video game backdrop, a murder mystery in the Hindi heartlands and a thriller in the Hamptons
"I used to read so much, but nowadays I can’t seem to get into a book," a friend sighs.
It is a common complaint. Maybe you are stuck, for a month or more, struggling with worthy but weighty tomes - such as Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahnemann or The Earth Transformed by Peter Frankopan. Or maybe you’ve picked up a book you simply don’t enjoy. Fear not. Give up the book you are stuck on, and try these five pacy books to snap you out of that reading slump.
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Hope these racy pacy books rescue you from your reading slump. Save these for your next airplane read, or for when you are between non-fiction books.
Next week I bring you recommendations of the best bookish podcasts. Until then, Happy reading and keep those pages turning!
Sonya Dutta Choudhury is a Mumbai-based journalist and the founder of Sonya’s Book Box, a bespoke book service. Each week, she brings you specially curated books to give you an immersive understanding of people and places. If you have any reading recommendations or suggestions, write to her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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