BOOK CLUB | We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars

Finally, after a year of book club, my book recommendation was selected! I was on cloud nine… but then the fear set in. What if no one likes it??

I nominated We Were Liars by E. Lockhart mainly because it seemed mysterious (and got pretty good reviews). All of the summaries of the book were short and to the point. Lies lies lies! And don’t read anything about the ending because it will spoil it. Just read the book instead.

That summary drew me in, and clearly the other book club girls, for it was selected!

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READ THIS | Five career books every girl should read in her 20s

best career books

Three of these books were given to me by my father, one by my best friend, and the other I just stumbled upon. What all these books have in common is a purpose, some can argue that all books have “a purpose”, but these will help your career.

They’ll not only help with your people skills and how to ask for a raise, but they will help you excel in other aspects of your life as well.

Here are the five books I recommend that every girl (woman?) should read in her 20s:

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BOOK CLUB | The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsWe’ve all done it, stared out a car/ bus/ train window at people and made up a little story about their lives in our head. It’s a great way to pass the time, but for Rachel Watson it turned into an obsessive hobby.

The Girl on the Train was recommended by three of our book club members and was written up in theSkimm… aka it was the clear winner when we took it to a vote in last month’s book club.

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HONEST REVIEW | The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondō

life changing magic of tidying upSo, I read the book that has been trending lately… The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondō

This is now where I will upset a few (a lot of) people…. thank goodness this was a short book, or else I would be much more angry about the time wasted reading it! Maybe I wasn’t the right audience, but it didn’t speak to me at all.

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