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Rating: Amazing

Here’s how I feel about each book listed here:

  • On a scale of 1 to 5: I’d give it a 5+.
  • My reaction, in a nutshell: It’s a new favorite!
  • Would I recommend it? Absolutely. In fact, I’ll probably beg you to read it.

I originally encountered The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, the first book in The Fire and Thorns trilogy, on Instagram. The recommendation came from someone whose opinion I trust, so I borrowed the audio from my library to give it a go. Best. Decision. Ever! Luckily my library had The Crown of Embers and The… [keep reading]

It's possible Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell is my favorite book of all time. I've been meaning to read something else by him ever since I finished Cloud Atlas, which is how Black Swan Green ended up on my TBR Pile Challenge list. It's the first book I've read for the challenge. Black Swan Green is the story of Jason… [keep reading]

Brené Brown is one of those authors I've meant to pick up for a while. It wasn't until a friend sent me her TED talk on the power of vulnerability that I finally got my hands on her latest book, Daring Greatly. Brené Brown is a shame and vulnerability researcher. She has spent years studying and… [keep reading]