Must read books for 2024….

Hello, book lovers!  

It’s time to bury our heads in those hard-to forget books.

We’ve scoured the shelves to bring you a diverse selection of must-reads across various genres, both fiction and non-fiction. These captivating stories are guaranteed to transport you to different worlds, tickle your funny bone, or leave you pondering long after you turn the last page.

Here are a few recommendations to get you started:

Non-Fiction:

The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness by Jonathan Haidt:

This thought-provoking book delves into the concerning rise of mental health issues among teenagers globally. A psychologist offers a nuanced analysis of the causes and explores potential solutions.

Fiction:

And So I Roar by Abi Dare:

This captivating story follows a woman who stumbles upon a life-altering secret after overhearing a conversation with her terminally ill mother. Her desperate quest to uncover the truth unfolds in this gripping tale.

My Parents’ Marriage by Nana Brew-Hammond:

This heartwarming novel explores love, understanding, and the complexities of family across three generations of a Ghanaian family.

Private Equity by Carrie Sun:

This novel delves into the demanding yet privileged world of private equity. It explores more than just the industry’s practices, but rather probes deeper into the definition of success and the values that underpin it.

An Imperfect Storm by Chikwe and Vivienne Ihekwazu:

This inspiring story celebrates the power of family, love for humanity, hope, resilience, and collaboration. It’s a personal account intertwined with a significant piece of history.

H is for Hope by Elizabeth Kolbert:

Since climate change is a pressing issue, this book uses the alphabet as a unique framework. It walks readers through a colourful cast of characters, significant events, bad actors, and groundbreaking ideas. This captivating exploration helps make the complex history of climate change and humanity’s relationship with it more tangible.

Butter by Asako Yuzuki:

Inspired by real events, this thrilling novel follows a journalist obsessed with the case of a former sex worker accused of murder. This case exposes the challenging Japanese societal views on body image and justice.

Third Millennium Thinking by Saul, John and Robert:

This book, written by a unique team of a physicist, a psychologist, and a philosopher, shows the tools and frameworks scientists use to avoid self-deception, understand the world around them, and make sound decisions.

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