Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Revealed! Book Club Choices for May 2015.

May 1st, 2015

Episode 50 of 372 episodes

Before I get to the fun of recommending some good books to read for May, here’s a quick bit of book-self-promotion: Mother’s Day is coming up on May 10. If you’re looking for a good gift for a mother in your life, may I suggest…you guessed it…Better Than Before. 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 the wonderful Brooklyn indie WORD, BN.com, Amazon (I’m an affiliate of all three), or your favorite local bookstore. Or visit the library! Drumroll… An outstanding book about happiness or habits: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson Buy from WORD; BN.com; Amazon. An outstanding children’s book: In a Mirror by Mary Stolz Buy from WORD; BN.com; Amazon. An eccentric pick: The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis Buy from WORD; BN.com; Amazon. Some ...