TGIF! Relax This Weekend With Your Next Favorite Book

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(Singing) It’s Friday, it’s Friday…it’s the end of the week and the last day…so what are you gonna do, what are you gonna do? If you’re not sure of the answer to this rhyme then I’ve actually tapped into my personal stash to recommend the reads I absolutely love! So find a cozy space, a hot drink or a tall glass of vino, and take your pick from this list of books which will happily see you through the weekend. So what’s your passion this weekend?


 

Creative Inspiration

Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert

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From the writer of Eat, Pray, Love comes a little creative inspiration from those who need to fight fears and tap into their creative zone.


 

Fashion through the pioneers

The Battle of Versailles – Robin Givhan

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American fashion in France! This was a story to behold and award-winning fashion critic takes us inside the show that set American designers on the map.



Coco Chanel – Justin Picardie

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A luxury brand that has set the benchmark for the industry, Mademoiselle Coco was a pioneer, a rebel and ‘The’ career woman. Read about the woman that is still setting trends 46 years after her death.



Get lost in words

Radiance of Tomorrow – Ishmael Beah

radianceReads like a melody and gifts us with moral clarity, this affectionate parable about postwar life in Sierra Leone will leave you in awe.



The Bluest Eyes – Toni Morrison

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Anything from this Pulitzer-Prize author is worth several weekends. Bluest eyes is a beautiful story about race, beauty, and self-esteem.



An action packed weekend

Hunger Games trilogy – Suzanne Collins

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Of course you have seen the movies, but unless you want to watch movies with intermission you must know there was a lot excluded from the books… and the suspense is now killing you.



Fall in love, again

The Guardian – Nicholas Sparks

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Message in a Bottle, The Notebook, The Long Ride home; in one way or another we have all fallen in love with a Nicholas Sparks movie. Experience it again.



Give yourself a literary tickle

Breakfast with Buddha – Roland Merullo

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Don’t judge a book by its title. What do a religious skeptic and a holy man have in common? Take an amusing road trip with Otto to find out!

 Reading is food for the mind, so enjoy the meal. 



 

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