Monday, June 6, 2016



Over the years, I have hit a blocked wall with books. Every book I have started, I quickly get bored and put it back on the bookshelf. Is something wrong with me? Maybe...

Growing up, I remember reading at least 3-6 books a month. I read so many books that I would get in trouble for it. I'm sure you're asking yourself "Why would she get in trouble for reading?" Well, I was the type of teenager who would only read erotica romance novels. I never acted on my sexuality or did things I wasn't supposed to. It was just the fact that I was reading content that was too advanced for my age. Of course, I didn't see a problem with it. I was just happy to be reading. And to be honest, I'm not sure what happened between then and now.

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Recently, I've challenged myself by slowly getting back into the groove of reading again. I've been feeling uninspired by a lot lately. And now I'm turning to books to give me a boost of inspiration.

I've been wanting to do so many things and expanding my knowledge and vocabulary has been one of them. It's been a slow transition, but I'm doing okay. I have since graduated from my raunchy romance fiction into non-fiction books. And for me, that's an accomplishment because I have never been a fan of anything "self-help", memoirs, etc.

To start off my challenge, I decided to begin with the books listed below.

1. Love Style Life by Garance Dore

2. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

3. The Year of Cozy by Adrianna Adarme

4. Elements Of Style by Erin Gates

5. Maybe In Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

6. #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso

My list is a mixture of genres, but I got what I wanted from it - Inspiration.

For me, Love Style Life, The Alchemist, and #GIRLBOSS were the most inspiring. I love when people reach their potential success and make it happen for themselves. I also find it amazing when you can discover yourself through someone else's words. Right now, I 'm on a personal journey.  And I feel like I can carry a different message from each book with me through life. Have you ever read a book that made you feel that way?

What are you reading these days? What is something that has inspired you lately?  Please share and leave a comment down below.

1 comment :

  1. Loved Garance Dore's book! I've been meaning to read #GIRLBOSS but haven't gotten around to it yet. Might have to make it my next read!