Being in transit, through flight or by road, can get a bit boring unless you have a great read to keep you company.
Going on a long road trip or waiting for that flight at the airport? Use that downtime to catch up on some really great books! Indulge in these light reads that are perfect for your time in transit. We give you a list of books you’ll enjoy:
1. Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman
The Academy Award nominated movie Call Me By Your Name is actually an adapted screenplay. Whether or not you have watched the movie already, you should read the book as well. It’s a coming of age tale about a 17 year old, Elio, trying to come into terms with who he is and what love means when he meets another man, Oliver. It will probably have you in tears as much as the movie did.
2. Still Me By Jojo Moyes
If you are up to date with the Me Before You series, this is the third installment from author Jojo Moyes. Still following the life of Louisa Clark as she braves a new adventure, this time as set in New York City! Get ready for the same quirkiness and heartwarming story just like the first two books.
3. When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger
Do you remember Emily Charlton, the other assistant of Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada? She now has a story of her own in a spin off from the original movie where she lands a new job as an image consultant in Hollywood, is totally clueless with social media, and is struggling to be successful - this book will have you laughing and turning the pages.
4. Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
This internationally acclaimed novel is now going to turned into be a movie! Get to know the characters by starting with this funny, witty and glamorous series. If you already have, Rich People Problems is the third book in the installment and has all the answers about the richest family in Singapore. Dubbed as the Asian Gossip Girl, this book will have you wanting more.
5. The Idiot by Elif Batuman
A book that is said to be how a young woman comes to terms on who she wants to become. This is set in 1995, the protagonist is on her freshman year in college and is about to experience her first love. It tackles the start of the era of emails and how it became the means of communication between the lovers. Above it all, the discovery of the career she is meant to have. A light read that is perfect to kill time, right?
6. The Inexplicable Logic Of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
This book is gives a glimpse into the lives of teenagers on their senior year, where a time of change and adjustment is about to happen. We all knew what it felt like to be in their shoes right before graduation, and this novel shows how the they deal with love, loss and the diversity of life. A relatable read that will make you tear up and smile at the same time.
On land or by air, it sounds like a perfect time to be catching up on that book list. So go ahead and feed that imagination! Any books you’ve read that you would recommend to us and other readers here? Let us know in this comments section!