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  • Writer's pictureRye Myers

My Favorite Quarantine (and Post Pandemic) Reads From the Last Year!

Reading has become a new hobby of mine over the last 18 months, and the pandemic accelerated that hobby even more. But it wasn't always like that! For YEARS I would loath reading or picking up a book, I would make my way here and there through a book or two I liked, skimming or trying mercilessly to get through it, but things changed in 2018.

Since then, I have been on a book crusade reading many books. My choice genre tends to lean towards memoirs, biographies, and history of theater, film, or music. When the pandemic hit, I found it a good a time as any to finally make a dent in the books I had lying around, and I was impressed by how fast I went through them, but also the stories I read and what I learned astounded me. Since the pandemic started in March 2020, I have read 12 books, which is a lot for my standard!

So I thought I would share my favorite quarantine reads with you in hopes they might appeal to you if you are looking for your next book to read. Does one of these books strike your fancy? If so, click the red links to purchase them in either hardback, paperback, or e-book version. I enjoyed each of these for different reasons, but I think my top three are Full Circle, Shortest Way Home, and Singular Sensation (I devoured this one like candy!!!)

What is your favorite book you've read, or from the ones below? Comment and let me know!

Diana: Her True Story- By Andrew Morton

Sense of Occasion- by Hal Prince

Shortest Way Home- by Pete Buttigieg

Full Circle- by Andrea Barber

Home Work- by Julie Andrews

Where Do I Begin?- by Elvis Duran

I Have Something to Tell You- by Chasten Buttigieg

Rise Up- by Chris Jones

Singular Sensation- by Michael Riedel

A Promised Land- by Barack Obama

The Ride of a Lifetime- by Robert (Bob) Iger (former Chairman and CEO of Disney)

The Meaning of Mariah Carey- by Mariah Carey

Melania and Me- by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff

Make it Nice- by Dorinda Medley

Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget- by Margaret Josephs

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