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Heather from @theliteraturearchive stopped by to share her most recent book picks she read and loved. Heather is a busy PhD student, so you know if she has time to read and recommend these book picks they’re worth picking up!

Here’s what Instagram is reading, from @theliteraturearchive.

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab

What do you get when you mix historical fiction and magical realism? A book only VE Schwab could write. Addie LaRue is the perfect fall read. Wander the streets of Paris and New York City in this fictional biography of an unforgettable girl.

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

One of my most anticipated reads of this year. Yaa Gyasi’s sophomore novel is nothing but exquisite. As a fellow PhD student I had to read this book.

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Everyone seems to be talking about Rebecca, in the novel and in real life. Highly recommend reading this before you watch the movie! I want to be locked in the languid haze of Manderley forever.

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

a literary look at the bubonic plague and its impact on that famous Elizabethan family. Hamnet is a powerful exploration of sickness, a fevered description of loss and renewal. We all know who William Shakespeare is, now we know Hamnet.

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz’s newest detective fiction novel. Horowitz brings new life to the detective fiction genre by mixing acerbic wit with murderous intent. Read The Word is Murder and The Sentence is Death while you wait for this new book to come out!

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