The heavy downpour outside our window, a dark cloudy sky with thunder claps, and the peculiar smell of mud often makes us nostalgic. A typical rainy day can turn us into profound thinker;make us think about love and longing and make us reflect on our life. A rainy day makes us want to cook the simplest of things, watch the good old shows and read the books which mirror our feelings. Speaking about books, here is a list of some of the beautiful books that you must read on a rainy day!
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton
In Edinburg, a couple, Rabih and Kirsten, fall in love. They get married. They have children. However, this is not the end of the story, it is just the beginning. The book explores not just the beginning stages of love but maintaining of relationship over time.
The Book Is Meant For:Someone who wants to believe in love and is questioning if love is possible.
Break in Case of Emergency by Jessica Winter
Jen has reached early thirties but owing to economic crisis she has abandoned a promising painting career and joins a poorly defined job at feminist nonprofit organization. The satirical book explores the difficulty in maintaining friendship and the unspoken tensions that can strain the strongest bonds.
The Book Is Meant For: A modern woman who is looking for a release from stressful work place.
An Innocent Fashion by R.J. Hernández
As Ethan St. James graduates from Yale, he can’t wait to become the fashion editor at Régine. However, he is given a position at the lowest rung of ladder. The novel is about naïve, idealistic and struggling young man who, is trying to survive in an industry which is notorious for attracting new graduates, only to chew them up.
The Book Is Meant For: A fashion enthusiast who is looking to get the real picture of the fashion world.
Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam
Sarah and Lauren have been together through high school, college, first love and first jobs. The best friends who have been inseparable for a long time have now become apart. The book explores that how the relationship between two friends changes when they are learning to live adult life.
The Book Is Meant For: Anybody who is growing up and figuring out life.
Tears of Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment by Marianne Williamson
The eye-opening book teaches us that true healing can come when we face our pain. The book offers us a powerful way forward through the pain, to awareness of our feelings and our true selves.
The Book Is Meant For: Anyone