As someone who adores a good action flick, I was pumped to see the Ocean's 8 movielast weekend. On top of my sheer excitement for a heist movie, it was absolutely thrilling to see an action movie with women in the spotlight — from Sandra Bullock, who starred as Debbie Ocean, to the amazingly talented cast that made up her crew: Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson, and Anne Hathaway.
But if you're anything like me, you walked out of that theater hungering for more. More action, more cons, and definitely more badass women. So obviously, you need some good heist books in your life to keep you riding that Ocean's 8 wave.
Whether you couldn't take your eyes away from the glitz and glamour of their Met Gala heist or you were obsessed with the schematics of their con, there's a book on here for you. Get the 4-1-1 on a real-life diamond heist, or indulge yourself in a page-turning action-adventure story with a little romance to boot. And you don't even have to steal these priceless reads — you can just check them out of the library for free!
So buckle your seat-belts, Ocean's 8 fans. Here are eight books that pack the same punches as the movie: