Rainy Day Reads

Recently the rain has allowed little time for the sun to shine. When I lived in SouthWest Texas, rain was always exciting. It meant pizza, movies, and cozy blankets. Now I long for sunny days and the rainy ones are gloomy and sad. But I’m trying to treat every rainy day like it’s the first rainfall of the season. If it’s gonna rain, it’s gonna rain so might as well try to continue day-to-day life as if it’s not there … Or if you love to read, you can make the most of your indoor time with a good book and a hot drink. Here are some books that I recommend reading on a rainy day:

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Book Review: “The Maidens” by Alex Michaelides

Rating: 4/5 stars

Goodreads Synopsis: Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike—particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens.

Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on The Maidens when one member, a friend of Mariana’s niece Zoe, is found murdered in Cambridge. When another body is found, Mariana’s obsession with proving Fosca’s guilt spirals out of control, threatening to destroy her credibility as well as her closest relationships.

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