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Winter Reading List

It’s that time of year, chilly weather, snow days, and snuggling up in front of the fire with a hot cup of tea and a good book. Here’s what I’ve been reading this winter. Have you read any of these? What are you reading this winter?

Fiction

Hey Ladies! The Story of 8 Best Friends, 1 Year, and Way, Way Too Many Emails by Caroline Moss and Michelle Markowitz

With friends like these, who needs enemies? A creative format of emails and text messages, this book is a hilarious look into a haphazard relationship of 8 friends and their journey toward their friend’s wedding. By the way, this is basically a what not to do for healthy personal finances.

Non-fiction

Triggered: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Fletcher Wortmann

Trigger Warning: if you are a bit of a hypochondriac like I am, you might read this and say, “That’s me! I have OCD!” But if you keep reading you’ll learn a lot and get a better perspective and explanation of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Fletcher’s story sheds light on his life with a sometimes misunderstood disorder. You’ll never again say you’re OCD because you like things to be neat.

Light Reading

Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering by Joanna Gaines

Joanna’s cookbook is full of delicious recipes and beautiful pictures. Every time I flip through it I see something else I want to try. Overnight French Toast? Yes, please. Creamed Corn Spoonbread? Bring it on. This cookbook has Joanna’s personal touch through the family recipes, stories, and memories that she shares. Definitely worth checking out.

Classic Literature

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

The only book written by Emily Brontë tells the tale of the tumultuous relationship between Catherine and Heathcliff. I love the style of storytelling, the characters, and the moodiness. Some say it is one of the greatest love stories of all time, but I say it is one of the most unhealthy. Do you believe in soul mates? This book takes it to the next level.

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