The Secret Lives of Introverts | Jenn Grannerman If a book has introvert in the title, then I’m in. A Myers-Briggs test once told me that I was 98% introvert so I always devour anything that can help me better learn how to work a world that often seems totally geared up for extroverts. I really enjoyed this book, and while the content is similar to that of numerous others books I’ve read on introverts, I particularly enjoyed Jenn’s writing style. The Good Sister | Jess Ryder I enjoyed this book but in all honesty, I read a few weeks…

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I like to think my TBR says a lot about me as a person. From a quick look at the far too many books on it, it’s pretty easy to see the kinds of books I pick out time and time again. So here are some book features that always make me add to my To Be Read pile. It’s by an author I love Jodi Picoult, Kazuo Ishiguro, Chuck Palahniuk, Linwood Barclay, Harlan Coben, Susan Hill. Anything new by any of these authors as well as loads that I can’t think of right now, go straight on my TBR.…

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I’ve toyed with writing monthly book posts for ages now but it’s not uncommon for me to read up to 6 books each month, leaving me a little overwhelmed when it comes to writing reviews for them. So instead here are 3 books I’ve enjoyed reading recently. My Lovely Wife – Mark Lukach I’ve read so many memoirs of mental illness, more than I could probably list but this book really stuck out to me. If reading this was difficult, revisiting these memories in order to write it must have been incredibly painful for Mark Lukach, who beautifully chronicles his…

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My TBR pile is getting long (I’m not divulging how long because it’s shameful) so I think it’s time to start writing monthly TBR lists so that I can schedule my reading a little better. So here’s what I’m looking forward to reading in October. Good Me Bad Me | Ali Land I’ve been meaning to read this for months now and it wasn’t until I saw someone talking about it on Twitter that I’ve finally started it. I’m only a little way into it so far but it’s already incredibly gripping and the plot is really unusual. I’ll have…

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Ask me my hobbies and I’ll tell you a few. Depending who you are I’ll tell you that I love music, reading and fitness. If I’m feeling like sharing, then I’ll tell you a bit more. I love playing the ukulele, learning languages, yoga and seeking out petting farms so I can find a cow to brighten up my day. If I trust that you won’t laugh at me for it, then I might tell you that I have a blog, that I mostly write about mental health, wellbeing, lifestyle, that kind of thing. But what I’ll never ever tell you is…

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She was fifteen, her mother’s golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet. But what really takes her breath away is when she meets his nine-year-old daughter. Because his daughter is the image of Ellie. Now all those unanswered questions that have haunted Laurel come flooding back. Are thrillers getting better or I am just reading the best ones right…

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