At the beginning of the year one of my goals was to read at least one book a month. It was a slow start because I’m so used to just scrolling on my phone or watching TV to unwind but over the past few months I’ve been reading more and more so I thought I’d update you guys on what is on my book shelf.
I enjoyed two and didn’t enjoy one. The one I just couldn’t get into was Letters to my Fanny and I think that’s because I had no connection the Cherry. When someone is discussing their life and experiences in a blog post style I need some sort of connection of who the person is I’m learning about. With that aspect missing I found the book hard to get through so I stopped reading half way through. My plan is to revisit the book once I have researched Cherry and know a bit more about who she is.
How to be a Grown Up is an easy read broken up into section like ‘how to love your body’ and ‘how to be sad’. I found this book super relatable because it’s spoken in a no bullshit way. I came away from it feeling ‘ok I’m not so lost and crazy like I though I was’. It was warming, like chatting with a girlfriend, and I really loved how Daisy used her own experiences as well as other people’s. Highly recommend!
Milk & Honey was something that I was totally unsure if I would like because I’m not into poetry but I can see why it is such a big best seller. It is a collection of short poems and words about love. Once I started I couldn’t put it down and finished it in one sitting. It’s the type of book I will happily read over and over again.
After reading all those really easy reads I was craving getting lost in a story. You know that feeling of getting really wrapped up in a story line? I was craving that! When the opportunity arrived to be apart of a 6 month promotion around books I jumped at the chance so I now have 4 books to get through and I’m so excited! I’m starting a mini book club with a few girls on Insta and the first book we are going to read is The Good Teacher by R.M Anderson which is about a small town teacher and some drama that goes down around an accident after she sleeps with the principal. I love these kind of books so I’m keen to get started and see what happens!
The 3 other books I will be reading outside of the mini book club is Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica, Give Me The Child by Mel McGrath and Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. I feel so inspired and happy to be back reading regularly again! It really was something I did as a teen and loved but feel out of the routine as I’ve grown older.
Do you have any book recommendations? Have you read any of these?
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