“A library is infinity under a roof.”
– Gail Carson Levine
5 Books I Recommend
Every month I share the best of what I’ve finished reading. Here are books I recommend from March. See all my recommended books here.
1. The Library Book
by Susan Orlean
I love libraries. So naturally I loved this book.
Our library closed its doors two weeks after I finished reading this book and recording the video. I don’t think I had even considered the possibility. But of course I understand their wise decision. And of course I’m heartbroken.
2. Live in Grace, Walk in Love
A 365-Day Journey
by Bob Goff
This little book has been a lifesaver of encouraging words in this season. Bob Goff points you to what really matters, loving God and loving people in every way you can, no strings attached. Everything else is extra. He shares the best stories, making you laugh along the way and sometimes cry, too.
3. Talking to Strangers
What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know
by Malcolm Gladwell
Such an interesting book! Gladwell shows through stories that we don’t always make proper assumptions about strangers. And those misconceptions lead to problems. “We should accept the limits of our ability to decipher strangers.”
4. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
by Lori Gottlieb
Another excellent book! Gottlieb is a therapist herself who decides she needs a therapist after a breakup. Her honesty and insights about her own therapy as well as her patients makes for such interesting stories that we can apply to our own lives.
5. The Turn of the Key
by Ruth Ware
This suspenseful mystery will keep you turning the pages, but without the violence that often comes with mystery novels. This one is about a nanny, Rowan Caine, who accepts a dream job in the Scottish Highlands working for a family with young children, but something goes terribly wrong.
- The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry
How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World
by John Mark Comer
- Write Better
A Lifelong Editor on Craft, Art, and Spirituality
by Andrew T. Le Peau
The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen
by Dan Heath
- A Spark of Light
by Jodi Picoult
- I’ve Seen the End of You
A Neurosurgeon’s Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We Know
by W. Lee Warren
How Reclaiming Human Worth and Embracing Radical Kindness Will Bring Us Back Together
by Ashlee Eiland
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What good book are YOU reading this month? Please share in the comments.
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