There’s nothing like reading a book that feels like a warm hug on a cold, rainy day. Add a cup of chai and you’ve got yourself a reading nook you’ll never want to leave!
Here are some of our favourite rainy day reads to curl up with-
1. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
A rainy day calls for a classic Victorian novel!
The story follows Jane, who after a bleak childhood is hired as a governess for the dark and brooding Edward Rochester. Jane Eyre has it all. Tragedy, hope, romance, and most importantly, a tale of a young girl finding her independence. We can see why it has over sixteen movie adaptations
. (and that’s just in English!)
2. The Flip Side by James Bailey
Looking for a book to make you smile? Go with the Flip Side!
After a breakup, the protagonist Josh decides to live his life by leaving every decision to chance- with a coin toss! A trip around the world and a chance at romance follow and take you on a comedic rom-com adventure.
3. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
For those who find comfort in a quick mystery thriller, consider Ruth Ware!
The Woman in Cabin 10 is set on a small luxury cruise ship. One night, journalist Lo Blacklock witnesses a woman being shoved overboard. Upon investigating, she finds that all evidence of the crime has vanished–and all the ship’s passengers and crew are accounted for.
4. The Comfort Book by Matt Haig
Grey skies got you down? The Comfort Book is the sunshine you need!
Drawing from several sources from across the world, history, science, and his own experiences, Haig leaves us with a hopeful collection of stories, notes, and lists written over years as reminders to himself that life is beautiful.
5. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
This Pulitzer-winning book consists of nine short stories about the lives of Indians and Indian Americans caught between their roots and a new world they find themselves in.
The stories have a shared sadness of being separated from one’s home country, yet also offer a glimmer of hope for their new lives in India or the United States.
All that’s left to do now is grab your book of choice, find a spot near the window, and dive into some literary goodness.
Until next time,