Spring is a great time to pick up a new book or get back into a hobby that you've been meaning to return to for a while now.
If you've always been a bookworm who just hasn't had the time, or you're trying to expand your knowledge of the written arts, Amazon Canada's book section is full of best sellers and great finds.
The Vanishing Half
New York Times Best Selling Author Brit Bennett tells the tale of twin sisters who were once inseparable as children but chose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.
It's one of Barack Obama's favorite books of 2020, and you just might end up loving it, too.
How to Win Friends and Influence People
The advice in this book has set people on the path of success for over 60 years. You can learn techniques in handling people, convincing them to see your way of thinking, how to make them like you, and so much more.
There's a reason this guide has stood the test of time.
Glennon Doyle is a force to be reckoned with and in Untamed, the activist, bestselling author and speaker shares what Reese Witherspoon says is "insight about what it means to be a woman today."
According to Doyle, the braver we are, the luckier we get.
Klara and the Sun
If dystopian science fiction makes your heart sing, this novel by Nobel Laureate, Kazuo Ishiguro, might be just what you're looking for. The author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day sets her sights on the modern world and asks "what does it mean to love?"
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing
In a post-Gamestop world, you may be wondering how you can get in on investing and stocks. This classic has been updated to reflect today's markets and there's a reason Warren Buffet touts it as "by far the best book on investing ever written."
We Were Liars
In the mood for suspense? National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart brings a thrilling tale to life about a distinguished family, a destructive friendship, and "lies upon lies" together into a haunting and explosive book that made the New York Times best-selling list.
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
Botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer encourages us to embrace the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers in a collection of essays that made the best-selling lists of The New York Times and The Washington Post. Kimmerer illustrates that though we may have forgotten how to hear their voices, living beings - plants, creatures - offer us gifts and lessons.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
Change your habits, change your life. Forming habits is no easy task, and if you've ever struggled, you're not alone. Author James Clear shares in Atomic Habits, that the problem isn't you, but your system. Clear isn't all talk - bringing in research from neuroscience, biology, and psychology, he offers an easy-to-read-and-implement guide for making those good habits stick and sending bad habits on their way.
Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
Unlearning is just as important as learning today, but how do you go about it? Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist, provides a guide on how to enjoy being wrong, bring nuance and empathy to difficult conversations, and how to open up your mind to new perspectives. Critical rethinking is an art, and with Grant's help, you can master it.
There are dozens of excellent reads on the Amazon Canada Best Sellers List, ready for you to sink into a cozy chair, turn on the reading light, and sink into a new tale or a how-to guide for life.