Good books to select in the age of social distancing
Digging into a problem:
- Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel---set in the years after civilization's collapse
- Artemis by Andy Weir---set in the only city on the moon where water and oxygen are scarce.
- Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston
- The Testaments by Margaret Atwood---the sequel to The Handmaid's Tale
- The End of the World Running Club by Adrian Walker---a catastrophic asteroid strike
- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen---because, um, it always works
- Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding---because it is a modern remake of Pride and Prejudice
- The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins---Set in the 1800s, it is an intricate mystery.
- One for the Money (or any of the Stephanie Plum Mysteries) by Janet Evanovich---because they are silly,funny, and mindless.
- Seraphina by Rachel Hartman---Because there are dragons and the world-building is superb.