Bookmarked: 10 Books to Kick Off Your Week

Call me crazy, but I am obsessed with the public library. Whenever I have free time, I’m either reading or planning what I’m going to read next.

Are you looking to refresh your bookshelf & dive into something new? Below I’ve curated a list of ten titles you should ask your neighborhood librarian to pull off the shelves for you.


  1. All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven. A love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Perfect for fans of John Green or YA titles in general.
  2. Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life” by Glennon Doyle Melton. A laugh-out-loud read of Melton’s poignant reflections on our universal experiences, it’s the story of one woman trying to love herself and others.
  3. Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng. The emotionally involving debut novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small town Ohio.
  4. #Girlboss” by Sophia Amoruso. A manifesto for ambitious young women by the founder of Nasty Gal, a $100+ million e-tailer known for its leading edge fashion and provocative online persona.
  5. The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi,the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West” by Michelle Goldberg. Traces the life of the incredibly woman who brought yoga to the West.
  6. In the Unlikely Event” by Judy Blume. A moving story of three generations of families, friends, and strangers, whose lives are changed by unexpected events.
  7. The Magicians” by Lev Grossman. A NYT bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world.
  8. Modern Romance” by Aziz Ansari. From one of our generation’s funniest comedic voices comes this hilarious in-depth exploration of the pleasures and pitfalls of modern romance.
  9. Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts, and My Midlife Quest to Dance the Nutcracker” by Lauren Kessler. Follow one woman’s journey to join a professional company to perform in The Nutcracker, proving you are not “supposed” to act any age.
  10. Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. A novel set in a dystopian future that centers around Kirsten Raymonde, a woman traveling with a group dedicated to keeping the remnants of art and humanity alive in this newly altered world.

    Happy reading!



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