okay first off, if you know me in real life, you probably know that I have a habit of talking about people while they're still in earshot, usually unbeknownst to me. I tend to be incredibly judgemental and I am really trying to work on that. So when my health coach, Stevie, recommended I read … Continue reading Judgement Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back from Living a Better Life by Gabrielle Bernstein
With a rough start, I finished this book basically in a day, in mere hours actually. We've been moving so didn't really get started on this book until last night and then I devoured it like it wasn't anybody's business. The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy is heartbreakingly honest and it's just what everybody needs … Continue reading The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy
I've been on a kick of buying my favourite female celebrity books lately. And recently, in a purchase from Amazon, I picked up the new book by Amy Schumer. Say what you will about Amy Schumer but she's flipping hilarious. She says what she thinks with a smart alecness not found in many comedians these … Continue reading The Girl with The Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
I cannot rave about this book enough. It's utterly fascinating. And if you've been following my blog for a bit, I've mentioned here and there that I'm a total fan of meditation. It's relaxing, helps me fall asleep quicker, and mentally prepares me for the day as well. Interesting thing about this book - my … Continue reading Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki
Now, I'm sure we've all heard of Gillian Flynn. She wrote that now infamous novel, Gone Girl, that was turned into a movie with Ben Affleck. I hated both. But this post isn't about that. It's about an older novel of hers called Dark Places. Published in 2009, this book follows the protagonist, Libby Day, as she tries to … Continue reading Dark Places by Gillian Flynn.
This book is absolutely stunning. My mom sent it to me in a care package a few weeks ago and I finished it in about a week. It's beautifully written and incredibly resonating, especially due to the subject matter. It follows two young boys in China who are sent to be "re-educated" in the mountains … Continue reading Balzac & The Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Long title, reasonably length book, and it's quite possibly one of the best books I've read in a really long time. The hype about this book is true, everyone, and it needs to be in your library arsenal. Yes, it is technically a self-help book. Yes, it swears quite a bit. But I promise, it's … Continue reading You Are A Badass: How To Stop Doubting Your Greatness & Start Living An Awesome Life by Jen Sincero