As the weather improves, you may feel obligated to open all the windows, clean your home from top to bottom and then go on a long walk in the sunshine. But when you start to question what to do with the extra hours of sunlight streaming through your windows, the answer just may be to pick up a book. There are so many new books to read this spring, from nonfiction memoirs to essay collections to novels of every genre. But with so many choices, how will you decide where to focus your reading time?
We’ve got you covered. Stretching from March through May, we’ve rounded up the best new books to read this spring, including Oprah Winfrey’s latest, an exciting debut novel by Joanne Ramos that is being touted as the next Handmaid’s Tale, a feminist exploration of our current sociopolitical climate by activist and filmmaker Amber Tamblyn, and dozens more. We’re pretty sure there’s something for everyone on this extensive list, no matter your taste or preference.
Without further ado, read on to discover all the books we’re excited about in spring of 2019.
A version of this article was originally published in March 2019.