My October 2022 ReadsOn November 2, 2022 by Pam
I have rated them from my MOST favourite….on down….
Lessons in Chemistry
by Bonnie Gamus
This writing style was both fun and serious – easy to read and managed to bring to the forefront the struggles of women in a man’s world.
Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Habits
by James Clear
An atomic habit is a regular practice or routine that is not only small and easy to do, but also the source of incredible power; a component of the system of compound growth. You do not rise to the level of your goals, you fall to the level of your systems.
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy
by Rachel Joyce
Beautiful, sad, heartbreaking – when you need a good cry, try this book.
The School for Good Mothers
by Jessamine Chan
A tragic story of how sad and judgemental we can be and how easily we can accept things that are absolutely wrong.
An Honest Lie
by Tarryn Fisher
A classic thriller that keeps you on your toes.
Flights of Imagination: Extraordinary Writing About Birds
by Richard J. Cannings
Short stories, well written, environmental focus – enlightening.
When We Lost Our Heads
by Heather O’Neill
A friendship that changes that course of history – wealth and poverty – the strength of women – all blend together to make an incredible story.
The Upside of Uncertainty: A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown
by Nathan R. Furr, Susannah Harmon Furr
This husband and wife team take you through stories of rising with courage and give great strategies for dealing with uncertainty in your daily life.
By Nikki May
Wahala (trouble) is the story of what happens when we don’t put integrity and honesty first in our relationships.
Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole
by Susan Cain
Life is a paradox – once we begin to understand that, we become balanced and can find ways to “ride the waves” of happiness and the “downs” that always come our way. Life is beautiful and terrible and longing is part of it.
My Evil Mother
By Margaret Atwood
A classic short story involving a “witch” – just right for October.
The Candy House
by Jennifer Egan
Twists and turns that finally sort themselves out in the end. Do you want to “own your unconscious”?