From the deeply moving to the deeply entertaining, a good book can shape not only your week but the rest of your life. Read on to discover eight books that promise to inspire, entertain, and enrich you.
I Am Malala
Few expected Malala Yousafzai to survive after being shot in the head on her way home from school, but her miraculous recovery has taken her on an unexpected journey from Northern Pakistan to the United Nations in New York. Inspiring change in the world, I Am Malala is a remarkable tale of resilience and the power behind one hero’s voice.
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
AED82 / SAR84
Every family has its quirks, but the Plumb family is the definition of dysfunctional. In this book, siblings Melody, Beatrice, Jack, and Leo are thrown into a situation that threatens the family’s trust fund. Insightful and filled with humor, warmth, and New York charm, The Nest captures the portrait of a family on the brink of a life-changing crisis.
The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
AED99 / SAR101
According to psychologist Angela Duckworth, a pioneer in her field, the secret to achieving success is not talent but rather a unique blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit”. A New York Times bestseller, this book draws on Duckworth’s own personal story and her theory that it’s the way our minds interpret experiences and failures that makes all the difference, not talent or luck.
Grit by Angela Duckworth
AED103 / SAR105
How to be Parisian Wherever You Are
Tap into your inner je ne sais quoi and step into the shoes of four bold and accomplished French women who unapologetically discuss what it means to be Parisian today. Crisp and hilarious, How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are reveals the secrets and flaws of French style, beauty, culture, attitude, and men.
How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are by Anne Berest and Audrey Diwan
AED85 / SAR87
Poems That Make Grown Women Cry: 100 Women on the Words That Move Them
In this book, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden asked 100 women to share the poems that have moved them to tears. Chosen poems range from the 8th century to the present day and include works by Rumi, Shakespeare, Sylvia Plath, Yoko Ono, Judi Dench, Carol Ann Duffy, and Kaui Hart Hemmings among other greats.
Poems That Make Women Cry by Anthony Holden and Ben Holden
AED99 / SAR101
Rich and Pretty
Set in smart and contemporary New York, this debut novel follows the changing relationship between two best friends, Sarah and Lauren, as they embrace the realities of their thirties and learn how to live adult lives. With impeccable style, detail, and humor, Rich and Pretty explores the bonds and boundaries of friendship and what happens when paths diverge.
Rich & Pretty by Rumaan Alam
AED95 / SAR97
How Women Decide
With people being bombarded with choices and decision making on a daily basis, cognitive psychologist Therese Huston embarked on a journey to break down barriers and open the conversation on how to shape habits, perceptions, and strategies to transform our society as a whole, regardless of who’s making the decisions.
How Women Decide: What’s True, What’s Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices by Therese Huston
AED103 / SAR105
On the hunt for somewhere to belong and someone to become, 22-year-old Tess moves to New York and finds herself working at the famous Union Square restaurant where drama unfolds and romance ensues. Lush and enchanting, Sweetbitter is a powerful coming-of-age novel that ignites the senses as Tess discovers herself through food and kitchen chaos.
Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
AED96 / SAR98