The Best Personal Finance Books that Must Be on Your Bookshelf!
Whether you are looking for a present or want to learn more about taking control of your finances, these are the top personal finance books.
The Traitor's Wife: A Novel
“The Traitor’s Wife” by Allison Pataki Remember Benedict Arnold? He had a wife. And her story is really juicy, at least in this historical fiction novel. You’ll hear about his wife, Peggy, through the eyes of her maid. It’s the Revolutionary War meets “Downton Abbey.” Trust us.
City of Girls
About City of Girls AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and The Signature of All Things , a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don’t have to be a good girl to be a good person. “A spellbinding novel about love, freedom, and finding your own happiness.” – PopSugar “Intimate and richly sensual, razzle-dazzle with a hint of danger.” – USA Today “Pairs well with a cocktail…or…
We Were Liars
“We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart Imagine the Kennedys, but with more secrets. Meet the Sinclairs: a wealthy and dysfunctional family. When 15-year-old Cadence Sinclair is injured on vacation, her memory’s lost and her identity changes forever. Finished it in a day.
“Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie If you thought moving into a new apartment was a BFD, meet Ifemelu. She moved from Nigeria to the US for college. Part love story, part cultural commentary, this book will get to you. Warning: it will also make you want to start a blog.
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
“The Opposite of Loneliness” by Marina Keegan A collection of essays and stories on everything from Internet envy to exterminators. The author died in a car crash two years ago, shortly after her Yale graduation. Just read this.
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel
“Where’d You Go, Bernadette” by Maria Semple And you thought your family was crazy. Bernadette is an award-winning architect turned stay-at-home Seattle mom turned MIA. Her daughter Bee tries to find out where she is through things like old emails. This is not “Gone Girl.” You’ll actually be laughing. Read it, then go hug your mom.
Beautiful Ruins: A Novel
“Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter Italian Riviera. Something about “Cleopatra.” Richard Burton’s there. Sounds weird but you won’t be able to put it down. Trust us.
& Sons by David Gilbert A book within a book, by an author about an author. Got that? The story follows A.N. Dyer, a famous reclusive writer with a dysfunctional family. Fitting, since the book’s so addicting that you’ll bring it to the beach and ignore everyone else.