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In need of a companion this lazy Sunday afternoon? Try these books

Picture this: It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon. You’re lounging on your bed while you sip on a tall glass of juice, and the sunlight is streaming in from the windows, falling lightly on your face as you flip through the pages of your book. Doesn’t it sound blissful?

Sundays are sacred for everyone. After all, who doesn’t like this designated day of rest? And if you believe in self-care Sundays too, nothing is better than getting lost in a great book.

Here are 5 books you can read this Sunday afternoon, which you can finish in just one sitting!

5 books to read on a lazy Sunday afternoon

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Little Labors by Rivka Galchen

It is an anthology of essays and reflections displaying how a woman’s life changes after having her first kid, among other things. It is unvarnished and incredibly captivating, and it shows mothers as authentic women rather than elevating them to a pedestal. In this book, Galchen covers a wide range of subjects, such as postpartum depression and black magic.

The Life Intended by Kristin Hamel

The reader is informed in the first sentence of this heartwarming and well-told tale that Kate lost her husband in a sad accident. However, Kate is able to have a glimpse of what her life becomes as a result of that loss in a narrative. Believe us, it’s not all sadness and anguish!

Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

You can read this entertaining book in just a few hours, but the lessons it contains about life will change the way you think about everything. This book will have a big impact on you even if non-fiction isn’t really your thing. It discredits imposter syndrome and demonstrates the fallacy of authenticity.

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The Employees by Olga Ravn

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The Employees is transporting and fleeting, doing more in 136 pages than other novels do in 500. It delves into the questions that drive science fiction: What is it that makes a human? Which of us—a person or a robot—is more human? Is a life created in a lab still alive?

Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder

Yoder offers an astonishing Kafkaesque story about the tedium and ugliness of early parenting in this remarkable debut book. The author explores a wide range of subjects, including the motherhood-induced loss of self and the soaring inferno of feminine wrath, all while our protagonist feasts on bunnies and urinates on the lawn in savage, wild sequences.

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