Start off the new semester with a new reading list

Courtesy of Skip Prichard

As students settle down from their exhilarating schedule, they can always fill their time by picking up a good book to read. Here are four books CBU students should read in the upcoming months.

•”The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future” is a 2018 self-help book written by Skip Prichard. This book is a mix between a fiction novel and a self-help book. The fiction story details the life of a man who does mundane activities such as going to work every day and ends up feeling empty inside. This book could teach you how to overcome hurdles in your life. This would be a good book for students who are worried about what life is like after college.

•“Crazy Rich Asians” is a 2013 novel written by Kevin Kwan. It depicts the story of a Chinese-American woman traveling with her boyfriend to Singapore to meet his family. His family comes from great wealth and she is thrown into a frenzy of crazy family drama. What appeals to readers is getting an inside look on the traditions of a Chinese family in a modern world. The book was adapted into a movie in August 2018 in which it became one of the biggest summer hits.

•“Illusion” is a 2012 book written by Frank Peretti. He is known to be one of the top Christian fiction novelists noted by the Chicago Tribune. This thriller will keep readers on the edge of their seats. The story begins with a magician who recently lost his wife. Out of nowhere, a young, magical woman who resembles his late wife appears. The question is: Who is this mysterious woman and why is she identical to the wife? This book will make you keep reading to the end to find out what happens.

•“Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything” is a 2017 book written by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith. This book illustrates what technology will be invented in the future and how they will affect our planet. With these technologies coming soon, what does that mean for us? It is a fun read that involves many outrageous inventions that could end up being created. If you want to know the future of technology, pick up this book or read it on your laptop.

Leave a Reply