Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Sorry, I’m Late! Book Club Choices for January. I Forgot!

January 8th, 2016

Episode 196 of 540 episodes

I’ve never done this before — I forgot to post my book club choices at the first of the month! A thoughtful reader sent me a reminder. Better late than never, so here you go. 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! Drumroll… A book about happiness, good habits, or human nature: The Journal of Jules Renard Buy from IndieBound; BN.com; Amazon. An outstanding children’s book: Good Night, Mr. Tom by Michelle Magorian Buy from IndieBound; BN.com; Amazon. An eccentric pick: Troubled Waters by Sharon Shinn 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 ...

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