12. . The ‘Once upon a time, there was no such thing as cellphones’ historical novel
“The Aviator’s Wife” by Melanie Benjamin, 2013
Well-written historical novels are gems, and this is one of those rare finds. Written by Melanie Benjamin, “The Aviator’s Wife” tells the story of Anne Morrow, daughter of the US ambassador to Mexico in the 1920s. She travels to Mexico City to spend the winter holidays with her family and falls in love with Colonel Charles Lindbergh. The story spans four decades and features cameos by real-life personalities Joseph Kennedy and Amelia Earhart. If you’re aching for a departure from the connected world we live in, take a dive into this historically based fiction work.