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So I live to read and eat... in that order! A lot of you have been asking me to make book recommendations (which I take very seriously - I’m one of those... I don’t lend books and like having my shelf as full and messy as possible) These are my recommendations across all genres with my little insights, which I hope you like (or pretend to - come on, just pretend already!)

Okay, lets go-

  • 1. The Secret, Rhonda Byrne - recommend it to anyone and everyone because I believe in the principle of Law of Attraction and placing the power in your own hands. Also on the same concept is Power of The Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy and read pretty much any book by Neville Goddard and you are set!

  • 2. 40 Rules of Love, Elif Shakaf - It isn’t a love story. It’s a beautiful narration of Rumi’s life and the characters who made him, him. If nothing, read it because I insisted — I’m insisting. I’m annoying — now go buy and read.

  • 3. Tuesdays With Morrie, Mitch Albom - I kid you not, Morrie is the most relatable, sweet old man you will read about (except Dumbledore, because lets be honest - there’s no replacement. If you don’t know who Dumbledore is, I forbid you from reading any further - because…passive aggression towards anyone who doesn’t love Harry Potter!) But seriously, read this book to feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

  • 4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck, Mark Manson - It is what it is - it helps you not give a Fuck…in a good way. Read for a different perspective on all things we take a bit too seriously.

  • 5. Seriously... I’m Kidding, Ellen Degeneres - She’s a Queen. I love her. End of Story.

  • 6. The Shiva Trilogy, Amish Tripathi - I love how colloquial and relatable he’s made Shiva. It’s refreshing to read the honesty with which he shows a God failing and rising.

  • 7. Palace of Illusions, Chitra Banerjee - honestly, I don’t want to give anything away. It’s the Mahabharata from Draupadi’s point of view... but read it for Karna. One of my all time favourite characters.

  • 8. Finding My Virginity, Richard Branson - he’s so candid in this book…you almost feel like he’s leaping out of the pages and switching on your reading light for you. Don’t be scared of the book size, it’s an easy read!

  • 9. The Sun & Her Flowers, Rupi Kaur - she has my envy. Everything you want to say, but don’t find the words for - she writes. In poetry. MY GOD.

  • 10. 30 Women in Power, Naina Lal Kudwai - only because I hope it’s me someday. Hope is a good thing, yes?

So 10 books - a few genres... a good start? Also thinking about starting a book club for fun. Should I? Come on, be nice now! I’m writing this on a Sunday and I don’t usually move on Sundays. Now do I get a brownie point? Seriously though...book club? Yes, No, Maybe?


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