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Comfort Reads To Escape Finals Stress - By Emily Hart

by Bridget Voltz on 2022-12-08T09:59:00-05:00 | 0 Comments

Comfort Reads To Escape Finals Stress

Written by Emily Hart


Finals can bring a dark cloud along with it, but it doesn’t have to. When you’re tired of required readings and long nights in the library studying, take a break and escape the stress with an indulgent read. Here are some top escapism recommendations!


Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins - Book Cover1. Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Step into the 70’s rock and roll scene in this dreamy novel. Follow the rise and fall of the fictional band The Six and their new member, Daisy Jones. Inspired by Fleetwood Mac, Reid takes readers through magically layered characters and seedy rock history. Daisy Jones and The Six are getting the band back together in the upcoming TV miniseries, airing on Amazon Prime Video in March 2023.

“You have these lines you won’t cross. But then you cross them. And suddenly, you possess the very dangerous information that you can break the rule, and the world won’t instantly come to an end.”

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller - book cover2. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

This fantasy novel brings readers into the world of Achilles, “The Best of All The Greeks”. Miller’s novel is recommended as both an old fave and a new love by the library’s student workers. ‘The Song of Achilles’ is a beautifully orchestrated retelling of one of Greek Mythology’s best-known and best-loved stories of the Siege at Troy and the life of the legendary demi-god Achilles. An LGBTQ+ triumph in the YA community.

“Name one hero who was happy.”

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The People You Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry - book cover3. The People You Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

Escape the cold, rainy days in West Chester and join protagonist Poppy and her best friend, Alex, on 10 summer vacations. Road trips, foreign destinations, and tourism, Emily Henry has it laid out for readers in the form of an indulgent friends-to-lovers trope. Well known for her other novels, Beach Read and Book Lovers, Henry won the GoodReads award for best Romance novel of 2021 for TPYMV. Lighthearted, with a happy ending, this novel will surely bring some sunny disposition to a tough finals season.

“On vacation, you can be anyone you want. Like a good book or an incredible outfit, being on vacation transports you into another version of yourself.”

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