This month is all about getting real with your finances, and your life. We are drawing a lot of inspiration from these books, making this our best February yet! Whether you’re indulging in these reads on your Kindle, or cuddling up with a physical book, you’re sure to be entertained and enlightened.
- Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport: Minimalism is all around, but digital minimalism is rarely ever talked about. The digital world is endless, and this book will help you get a grip on your digital life.
- The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye: A historical thriller comes to life with every turned page. The story takes place in 1921 with a dramatic opening. So many twists and turns paint a vivid, tangled web that will leave you wanting more.
- Grit & Grace: Uncommon Wisdom for Inspiring Leaders Designed to Make You Think by Pauline Weger: I truly enjoy surrounding myself in positivity and stories of experience. Whenever you have a hard day or even need a little push, just open to any random page and gain some wisdom. Not only is it full of positivity, but it’s beautiful enough to keep on the coffee table, too.
- Millennial Money Makeover: Escape Debt, Save for Your Future, and Live the Rich Life Now by Conor Richardson: As a millennial, I have to admit that money has never been my strong suit. However, I vowed to get serious about my finances this year and set realistic goals. This book has a six-step strategy to help you get real about your personal finances, and actually turn your mindset about money around.
- The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Everything by Martha Stewart: When it comes to how-to guides, Martha is always killing it. From gardening to organizing, you can learn how to do just about anything just like Martha.
- Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land: This memoir is truly eye-opening. Author Stephanie Land had so many plans, and of course, life got in the way. Isn’t that how it always goes? But instead of giving up, she found so much inner strength to make her dreams come true. As a voice to the ‘servant’ workforce, you’ll definitely learn so much from her tale.
- The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal by Gwyneth Paltrow: Goopers, you can rejoice at Gwyneth’s return with various delicious recipes that were created with healing in mind. Feed your spirit and your tummy.
- Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age by Mary Pipher: Mary Pipher not only helps you embrace your age, but also actually look forward to getting older. This book discusses so many various challenges that we all face day-to-day, and how to continue to keep looking forward.
- Your Twenties: No One Ever Teaches You How to Grow Up, You Know? by Jessica Smith: OK, no one has ever told me anything about what it would be like to be a 20-something. So, this book has my tender appreciation. I don’t know about you, but I always need a little direction, and this book definitely gave it to me.