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Reading List

If you’re anything like me, you enjoy reading anything and everything as long as it’s intriguing. This list is continually updated with books that have exactly that in common. Each book has a completely different style and subject, but they’re all equally capable of keeping your interest. Basically I’m sharing with you some of my favorites. I hope you enjoy them.

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1. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry – Fredrik Beckman

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This is one of those cozy little reads that make you feel good all over. Exploring the world with Elsa, the two of you will uncover the inspiration for her grandmothers fairy tales. Learning the real life adult situations that lead to the creation of the Land-of-almost-awake you’ll fall in love with each and everyone of Elsa’s friends.

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2. Marrow-Tarryn Fisher

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This is the story of Margo. Margo was a child born into the center of an unthinkable things breading ground. The filth of her surroundings is shoved violently in her face, as well as yours, as you journey through this attention gripping tale. She finds herself rightfully disgusted with humanity while seeking out good where she can. Evolving from Little Debbie treats to revenge. You can read more of my thoughts on this book by clicking here.

 


3. Name of the Wind-Patrick Rothfuss

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Words can not begin to express how much I love this book. I recommend it to anyone I even remotely discuss books with. The entire story takes place in the span of a day which is pretty impressive to me. As far as the story itself? It’s amazing. This is the kind of book you’ll spend a few weeks with. Becoming one of those books that you carry with you as you hope for a few free minutes to pick it back up again. I decided I was finally for sure going to write because of this book. Click here to read more of my thoughts on it.

 


4. Jane Steele-Lyndsay Faye

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This is one of those, “I probably shouldn’t be laughing at this, but it’s hilarious” type of books. I completely fell in love with the writing style here. The book is filled with blunt thoughts, murder, romance, and suspense. To read more of my thoughts on it click here.

 

 


5. Six of Crows-Leigh Bardugo

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This was such a fun read. There is an entire world to discover here. A world filled with gambling, scheming, “witchcraft”, heartache, pain, action, and adventure. the unthinkable will become possible. Judgements will be made. the experience will leave you hungry for more. Click here to read more about it.

 

 


6. I’m Thinking of Ending ThingsIain Reid

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As an aspiring writer, I picked this read up to show some love to a debut novelist. I adored what I found waiting for me amongst the pages. Short as this story is, every bit of it will keep you in suspense until the end. Click here to read more thoughts on this book.

 

 


7. The Trouble With Lexie – Jessica Anya Blau

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I absolutely loved how fun this book was. Dealing with some pretty shady issues, Jessica writes with humor and passion. Telling the story of a girl who grew up poor and ashamed of her upbringing, but overcame it all to become a counselor at a very prestigious private school. Everything is going perfect in Lexie’s life until she meets him. Click here to read more about this book.

 


 

 

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