Read All Day: February
What a month! Have you read any of these? If so, let me know what you thought in the comments. I’d love to hear what you’ve been reading. Share the love.
1. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
You were so busy trying to be my savior that you left me all alone.
Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary, Fiction
2. My Squirrel Days by Ellie Kemper
One of my great hobbies in life is feeling sorry for myself. Nothing makes me feel more alive than when I suspect I have been wronged. Oh, the energy!
Genre: Non Fiction, Memoir, Humor
3. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell
When I read a book it feels like real life and when I put the book down it’s like I go back into the dream.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction
4. The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
At the heart of every legend there is a grain of truth.
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Fiction
5. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Genre: Mystery, Classics, Fiction
6. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
After you get stung, you can’t get unstung
no matter how much you whine about it.
Genre: Historical Fiction
7. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
It all boils down to this: A person has only two options in life, to do something or to do nothing.
Genre: Historical Fiction, Adventure, Young Adult
8. Beautiful Boy by David Sheff
I am becoming used to an overwhelming, grinding mixture of anger and worry…
Genre: Non Fiction, Memoir
9. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
The things that go unsaid are often the things that eat at you.
Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Contemporary
10. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
We’re all on a jagged graph. I know I am. Up a bit, down a bit. That’s life.
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Fiction
11. My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella
Every time you see someone’s bright-and-shiny, remember: They have their own crappy truths too.
Genre: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary
12. The Invisible Life of Ivan Insaenko by Scott Stambach
Don’t die before you’re dead. And if you do, let it be the good kind…when the only part of you that dies is who you were supposed to be.
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary
13. Becoming by Michelle Obama
If you don’t get out there and define yourself, you’ll be quickly and inaccurately defined by others.
Genre: Memoir, Nonfiction
Now, Go. See. Do.
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