I don’t know about you but lately I’ve been on a reading kick!
Maybe it has something to do with my 3 words for 2018 and my desire to change a few of my habits, one of which is to read more books, but whatever it is I’m loving it.
Below are some of the books I’ve either recently read or that are on my list to read this month. I’m always up for suggestions so feel free to send them my way!
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I mentioned this book in a recent On My Radar post, but it is a fantastic read! If you’re into HGTV’s Fixer Upper, love the Magnolia line at Target, or just hands-down love Joanna and Chip Gaines, then read this ASAP. I finished it within a few days and loved learning about one of my favorite designer couples.
Admittedly, I have not read this yet… BUT I start it tomorrow and I’m ecstatic. Not only does the plot revolve around technology, girl power, and futuristic ideas, The Circle also was made into a movie starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. When I read this, it will also help me achieve one of my 101 in 1001 Day tasks: To read 5+ books before I see the movie, so it’s a win-win no matter what.
Calling all the social media marketers! This book is written by one of the top social marketers in the industry, Erik Qualman. In this, Erik explores the social trends, effects and implications of social media and how businesses and marketers can use it to their advantage.
I’ve read Yes, Please by Amy Poehler before, but this is the type of book you 1) can’t put down and 2) can’t get enough of. It contains a mix of personal stories, advice, and humor…to name a few. Plus anything by Amy Poehler is awesome in my book so there’s that.
I’ve always loved Princess Diana and learning about her life, style, and history. I’m currently reading this and have found it to be fascinating because it unveils a lot of things I never knew about Diana. Especially now that her boys are grown and in the media a lot, this book has helped me understand more of the Royal Family’s history. Plus when I finish, I’ll be able to update one of my 101 in 1001 Day tasks: To read 5+ biographies.
I’m a huge fan of Gilmore Girls and of Lauren Graham in particular. Her character in Gilmore Girls reminds me of myself a lot of the time – always drinking coffee, always talking, always trying to take care of those around her. Lauren Graham talks all about being on set of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, growing up, her life now, and more. It’s an easy read and one I definitely recommend to anyone who loves Gilmore Girls as much as I do!
My brother wrote a book! If you’re into horror, suspense, mystery and love a little ghost story action, this is for you. It’s based in an eery haunted hotel in Kansas and let me tell you, I couldn’t put it down and I’m not just saying that because he’s my brother. It’s really that good!