By Jessica Dailey

Published on May 16, 2017

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Photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

The book nerds behind the Skimm—the must-subscribe daily newsletter that delivers need-to-know news to your inbox each morning—will bring their favorite books to Target for a curated “Skimm Reads” section. Here’s a peek at a few of their current recommendations, all of which are written by women:

The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo: “It’s about two people who meet in college on 9/11 and cross paths over the years. He goes to war zones as a photographer, while she starts a career in NYC.” Published May 9, 2017

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney: “A beach read with substance. It reminded us of The Family Stone except the stone was a trust fund.” Published March 22, 2016

 

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “Part love story, part cultural commentary, this book will get to you. And will also make you want to start a blog.” Published April 6, 2013

 

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty: This is the book that inspired the hit HBO show starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman. “This part thriller, part rom com is about a group of moms with big secrets.” Published July 29, 2014

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