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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

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Revealed! Book Club Choices for August. Three Terrific Books.

August 2nd, 2016

Episode 321 of 401 episodes

Because nothing boosts happiness more than a great book, each month, I suggest: one outstanding book about happiness or habits one outstanding work of children’s or young-adult literature–I have a crazy passion for kidlit one eccentric pick–a widely admired and excellent book that I love, yes, but one that may not appeal to everyone Shop at IndieBound, BN.com, or Amazon (I’m an affiliate), or your favorite local bookstore. Or my favorite, visit the library! For all the books I choose, I love them; I’ve read most of them at least twice if not many times; and they’re widely admired. Drumroll… A book about happiness, good habits, or human nature: Born Standing Up by Steven Martin Buy from IndieBound; BN.com; Amazon. An outstanding children’s book: Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Buy from IndieBound; BN.com; Amazon. An eccentric pick: The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film by Michael Ondaatje Buy from IndieBound; BN.com; Amazon. Some readers have said that they wished that I’d describe and make the case for my book choices, instead of just providing links. I’ve noticed that many times, when someone describes a book to me, I ... The post Revealed! Book Club Choices for August. Three Terrific Books. appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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