Books to help you conquer your New Year's Resolution to read more

Don't give up now! As avid readers ourselves, we know—reading a book is like using a muscle, and when you haven’t worked out in a while, things get stiff.

If your New Year’s Resolution in 2020 was to read more books DO NOT FEAR. The list below is for fans of any and all genres, specifically curated to help you get into (or back into) the swing of reading avidly. They’re enthralling, fun, and, best of all, easy to get into and FINISH.


1. The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho

Although scoffed at by some literary snobs (*cough* some Chevalier’s staff *cough*), The Alchemist delivers exactly what you need from it. Poetic yet completely accessible, The Alchemist is the quintessential parable to help inspire you for the upcoming year and what might lie in store. Your destiny awaits!


2. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

For the business-minded and wildly ambitious. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight, the founder of Nike, is the ideal story of the American Dream manifest. Knight started off by selling cheap imported shoes from his trunk and, well, the rest is history.


3. Normal People by Sally Rooney

Calling all millennials! Or millennials-at-heart. Sally Rooney is the prophet for our times. For all depressed, starving, artistic and misunderstood youths, Normal People is the often frustrating love story between two Irish kids trying to figure how to be less hate-able human beings.