April Bestsellers – Extended reading while stuck at home

Hey, we are here at the beginning of the spring, with a majority of the country stuck inside with limited access to any sort of activity or interaction. So, have you found a good movie or book to fill some of those empty hours all throughout the day? Take a look at some of these best sellers available online this month!

No matter what you may face amid the nightmare of COVID-19 flowing over our nation, there are plenty of ways to keep your mind active… and we can talk more about physical activity in another post! Don’t let Coronavirus get the best of you, when you have the ability to take on any of these amazing stories to keep you from falling ill to the pains of the numb life locked inside with nothing to do.

Here are some of the latest Amazon best sellers that may be quality options to take a look at, and I’ll keep looking for some more that sounds good!

And Then You Loved Me – People say you can’t ever go back, but the paths of a life journey are rarely straight. You may twist and turn and wind back around, no matter how much you try to do the right thing. Becca Miller is one of these, always doing right, even giving up the boy she loved and wanted to marry for the benefit of her sister. For eighteen years, she lives this choice with full commitment and as little looking back as she can manage. However, those twists and turns begin when he comes back home for the funeral of his grandmother… now those roads we’ve traveled do not fade at all. They simply wait to be retraveled, leaving us with the decision to follow them exactly as we did before, or make a different choice and find out where it will lead us.

The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense Novel – Ten years after four people were brutally murdered, one girl lived, but no one believes her story. She’s crazy, suicidal, and a dangerous drunk. Even if they are right, one question remains. Did she see the killer? The anniversary of the murders approaches, and Faith Winters is released from the psychiatric hospital and yanked back to her hometown amidst the image of those nightmarish events. Wracked by survivor’s guilt, Faith spirals into a black hole of alcoholism and wanton self-destruction. With no answer there, Faith decides to track down her sister’s killer—only to discover that she’s the one being hunted. But, how can one woman uncover the truth when everyone’s a suspect—including herself?

Noble Beginnings: A Jack Noble Thriller – The CIA created him. He sacrificed everything for his country. Now the agency that unleashed him wants him dead. With the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq. Jack and his partner Bear Logan have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family. Within hours Jack and Bear are detained. All Jack wanted was to finish his enlistment and move on with his life. All he did was intervene and save a family from unwarranted violence at the hands of four CIA agents. But he soon discovers that he did far more than intervene. He has placed himself dead square in the middle of a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of the U.S. government.

The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World – Heroes are often pushed into extraordinary circumstances, and through courage and a dash of luck, cement their place in history. FDR’s fourth-term vice president for his well-praised work ethic, good judgment, and lack of enemies, Harry S. Truman was the prototypical ordinary man. Until he was thrust in over his head after FDR’s sudden death. President Truman’s first four months saw the founding of the United Nations, the fall of Berlin, victory at Okinawa, firebombings in Tokyo, the first atomic explosion, the Nazi surrender, the liberation of concentration camps, the mass starvation in Europe, the Potsdam Conference, the controversial decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the surrender of imperial Japan, and finally, the end of World War II and the rise of the Cold War. No other president had ever faced so much in such a short period of time. The Accidental President escorts readers into the situation room with Truman during a tumultuous, history-making 120 days, when the stakes were high and the challenges even higher.

Forever Across The Marsh: Humor, Mystery, and Adventure in SavannahDespite chaos and bad luck, Melvin Scott knows, “Some things a man must do himself. No matter how dumb that man is.” His wife disagrees. In debt over his head, Scott learns that a penny will grow to over $10,000,000 in 30 days if it doubles every day. He realizes that other things can grow that fast too. Bacteria. Disease. Cures. Almost anything. Scott finds hope and the adventures begin. Connect Savannah News & Opinion: “The magic of the marsh is on full display in Forever Across The Marsh . . . Truly, the book is unique in that it deftly weaves seemingly separate stories together into one story of Melvin Scott, a newcomer to Savannah that quickly learns about Lowcountry life. Upon arriving from Rhode Island, Scott finds out he’s allergic to no-see-ums. . . . Forever Across The Marsh turns its gaze on the vast, alluring marsh. Simply put, there is nothing like this genre-defying novel. Forever Across The Marsh is an experience. You will feel the full range of human emotions. You will laugh. You will cry. And you will look at life differently.

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola VirusA highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic “hot” virus. The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their “crashes” into the human race. Shocking, frightening, and impossible to ignore, The Hot Zone proves that truth really is scarier than fiction.