Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Books I'm Reading Before Summer Ends!

Happy National Book Lovers Day!


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I wanted to share the books that I am diving into and hopefully finishing before the end of the summer. In January, I set a goal of reading 1 book per month, but I haven't stuck to that goal. Reading at night is so hard, I fall asleep super early which doesn't really leave time to read. So lately I've been forcing myself to stay up and read. Here is what I'm reading.


1. You are A Badass by Jen Sincero- I started listening to this audio book on Hoopla. It's okay, reminds me a lot of the book The Secret. I'm sure I will finish listening to it but I'm glad I didn't buy it since I have a similar book already.


2. #GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso - This has been on my reading list for months and I was finally able to pick it up from the library. I watched the #GirlBoss series on Netflix and it was okay. I'm hoping the book is better though.


3. My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella - Sophie Kinsella is one of my favorite authors if not my favorite. I really enjoyed the Shopaholic series of books and I'm sure this book will be excellent as well.


4. To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han - This book was recommended by a parenting podcast and luckily, I won it in an Instagram giveaway! I've started reading it and I like it so far. I would love to eventually read the whole series which includes two other books, P.S.I Still Love You and Always And Forever Laura Jean.


5. Peaceful Parent Happy Kids by Laura Markham - My favorite types of books are self help books and now parenting books. No, you don't learn how to parent from a book, but I do believe parenting books can give you amazing insight and advice on something that I'll be doing for the rest of my life. I am especially drawn to books that are about peaceful parenting, attachment parenting, natural parenting, so this book is right up my alley! I'll be listening to this book on Hoopla as well.

What books have/are you reading this summer? I'm thinking of joining the website Good Reads. Are any of you on Good Reads? Let me know in the comments! Until next time.

April K.
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37 comments:

  1. Awesome list! I loved the Shopaholic series, too, but I didn't know about this book! Can't wait to read it!

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  2. Wow - you're ambitious! I can't read before bed b/c I'll stay up all night reading/be exhausted the next day, so it takes me forever to get through a book! #4 and #5 look like ones I'll have to add to my (very long) to-read list!

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  3. Interesting list! Some of those titles reminded me of Tina Fey's book BossyPants--if you haven't read it, you should!

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  4. You Are A Badass was a great audiobook! Jen narrates it herself and I really enjoyed it. And then I enjoyed To All The Boys I've Loved Before and the rest of the series as quick and light reads!

    Good luck with your reading list this month!!

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  5. Awesome list. I also love to read books. I'll check this out.

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  6. It would be nice to have a list of my own too! If you're interested in a book on addventures and science fiction you should read or listen to the audio book - The Martian... i loved the audio book!

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  7. These sound like fab reads! I'm noting them to suggest for book club next week. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Peaceful Parent Happy Kids is in my tbr list too! I can't wait to read it!

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  9. I keep wanting to read You are a Badass! I've heard such good things about it!

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  10. Love this list! A bunch of these are on mine too. I have to make reading more of a priority!

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  11. I will have to add some of these to my reading list. I haven't read that Sophie Kinsella one yet!

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  12. Thanks for sharing this list! I'm always looking for new books to try. I too loved the Shopaholic series, so seeing a new Sophie Kinsella book caught my eye! Happy reading!

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  13. I've heard of the Peaceful Parent happy Kids before - it's on my list !

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  14. Love the list of books. I will definitely check them out for my next vacation. Summer is over for us, school has begun.

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    1. Summer may be almost over, but there is still time to get some good reading in!

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  15. I have read the first three on your list. I will check out #4 :) I am on a reading spree lately :)

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  16. What a great list! I wish I had more time to read, but if I'd have to choose one for now, I'd choose #5, the parenting one. Let us know what you think of them.

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  17. Girlboss has been on my list forever! I just need to pick it up start reading it. :)

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  18. I saw the first one at Target and took a picture of it so I would remember to go back to it! If you think it's just okay, maybe I'll take it off my list. Though I don't really have any similar books on my list, so I might be more interested.

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    1. It's only okay to me because it reminds me so much of The Secret. If you haven't read anything about the Law of Attraction, then yes, go ahead and pick this book up. If not, save your money and check it out from the library.

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  19. Thanks for the suggestions. I've been wanting to read #girlboss, I have been hearing a lot about it.

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  20. Those look like interesting books. I've been eyeing the badass one. I wish I had more time to read!

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  21. I really enjoyed To All The Boys I've Loved Before. I hope you enjoy checking out the series as much as I did! Happy Reading!

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  22. All those books look amazing 😊 I have to get back to reading now 😬

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  23. Awesome list! I've got You are a badass, but I haven't been able to start it yet

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  24. I've been looking for a bunch of new books to read. This list is going to be really helpful for me. I need to order that second book and get reading!

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  25. You are a Badass looks great - glad you also mentioned The Secret and how closely related they are. We always seem to need reminders to get beyond our self doubt. Thanks for sharing your list! I love learning about what others are reading.

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  26. I need to read GirlBoss ASAP! Great recommendations!

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  27. Looks like some great book ideas to finish the summer! It's hard to find time in the summer sometimes - Life just get so busy! Enjoy!

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  28. Like your selection. Hardest part is to decide which to read first! This makes me want to curl up with a cup of tea and read.

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  29. Some of these I never heard of, will definitely have to check them out! Thanks for sharing, always looking for new recommendations!

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  30. Ok you are totally speaking my lauguage. I'm still working on She Means Business by Carrie Green. You should check that one out!

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  31. I just started You Are A Badass! I've heard great things! xo

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  32. This was an awesome list. I love reading I will check some of these out.

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  33. I read My Not So Perfect Life when it was released in February and loved it! I'm a big fan of Kinsella too... her Shopaholic series and some of her standalones. I hope you enjoy it!

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