Books That Are Essential During Quarantine

Although binge-watching Netflix shows can be entertaining, reading can be just as amusing. Besides the numerous benefits of reading (stress reduction, increased memory, etc..), reading can help to determine what genre of books you like as well as develop into a future hobby. At times, quarantine can be stressful and boring – as our favorite outdoor activities are no longer available – reading can be one of the many things to alleviate this boredom. So here are just a few recommendations of books that can be fun to look at.

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The Great Gatsby

One of the most well-renowned books, The Great Gatsby is a cross-over from the classic American dream and a dark tragedy. Nick Carraway, the narrator of the story, writes down his experiences about living in New York during the 1920s. Following the tale of Gatsby, Daisy, Jay, and Jordan, this book truly will take you on a wild road of events.

 

Emergency Contact

Penny Lee had always had an average and monotonous life, until she moved to Austin, Texas. Sam, on the other hand, has always been through difficult challenges battling with toxic relationships and money. When the two meet, it seems as though nothing will happen, until Penny contacts him desperately. This young adult romance book shows how a simple “emergency contact” could change your entire life.

 

The Haunting of Hill House

Although The Haunting of Hill House has a TV series adaptation, Shirley Jackson reveals more raw and exciting material that makes the book definitely better. The Haunting of Hill House revolves around four characters with different backstories. Theodora, Dr. Montague, Eleanor, and Luke all try to find out if the house they are staying at is truly “haunted.” This suspenseful book will definitely make you question what truly is horrific: the house itself or the characters?

 

The Little Book Of Skincare

Charlotte Cho, the creator of Soko Glam, enlightens readers about how her journey of Korea affected her thinking about skincare. Including tips and tricks about skincare products, as well as techniques of achieving beautiful skin, this book is definitely a must-read essential for beauty-lovers.

 

One of the tips that Charlotte Cho discusses is what skin type you have as well what you should do to take care of your skin. Especially regarding dry and combination skin, Charlotte Cho gives indications of what your skin should look like.

MDSUN’s Revitalizing Cleanser works fantastic on dry and combination skin. The main ingredients in this are Lactic Acid, Provitamin B5, Glycolic Acid, Vitamin K2, Β- Glucan, Bulgarian Rose. As Lactic Acid is seen to work well to even out skin texture, glycolic acid can help hydrate the skin – perfect for those with dry skin type.

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