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What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam

I've been really into productivity books lately and was interested in What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast because I'm always looking for ways to shake up my morning routine and get the most out of them. A lot of you know that I'm a very early riser - 4am most mornings. I do… Continue reading What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam

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Books on Writing That Are Hidden Gems

This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is on hidden gems. I love reading books on writing, and thought that this would be a fun topic. A lot of us have heard of Stephen King's On Writing and Margaret Atwood's Negotiating With the Dead, but there are so many out there that aren't as popular! I prefer… Continue reading Books on Writing That Are Hidden Gems

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The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova

This is going to sound super dramatic, but The Swan Thieves is the perfect example of what I love about reading books. I loved it! Andrew Marlow is a psychiatrist living and working in DC. He's practicing medicine for practical reasons, but his passion is painting. He gets a call from a fellow psychiatrist with… Continue reading The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova

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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven is a dystopian novel set in Toronto. There has been an outbreak of the Georgian Flu, which is rapidly spreading throughout the world. St. John Mandel took on the complicated task of weaving together the stories of several people before, during, and after the outbreak. The bulk of this novel follows Kirsten, a young… Continue reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel