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4 books to read over Christmas as recommended by Instagram’s Eva Chen


By Grace McGettigan
20th Dec 2019

Eva Chen books Amazon

4 books to read over Christmas as recommended by Instagram’s Eva Chen

Eva Chen books Amazon

Looking for a new page-turner? Eva Chen share’s what she’s read (and loved) in literature this year


You may know her as Eva Chen – fashionista and head of fashion partnerships at Instagram. But she’s also Eva Chen – book lover and children’s author.

Speaking with global book retailer Amazon, Eva revealed the four books she read this year that everyone else should read too. They are:

Save Me the Plums

by Ruth Reichl

“Juicy in every sense of the word, Ruth Reichl’s latest book shares the behind the scenes of the making of Gourmet as well as a look into the New York City media world.”

Bill Cunningham: On the Street: Five Decades of Iconic Photography

by New York Times

“A must for fashion fanatics, this book is a collection of images from the inimitable and OG street style photographer Bill Cunningham.”

Ninth House

by Leigh Bardugo

“I have been counting the days for this book to come out! I’m a super-fan of Leigh’s Grishaverse books and have been waiting for her adult debut!”

Dory Fantasmagory: Tiny Tough

by Abby Hanlon

“My four-year-old is beginning to show interest in early reader/chapter books and this protagonist of this book—Dory, in all her free-spirited, creative, zany glory—reminds me of Ren!”

Feature photo: Eva Chen


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