2016 Reading Wrap Up

2016

Remember this time a year ago I set some really ambitious reading goals? I am here to report, that I failed. Miserably. I’m not ashamed though.

I read 24 books this year. This is way less than I read in 2015, where I read almost double that at 37 books. I started my first job this year where most weeks, I work and average of twenty hours. In addition to that, I’m a full time college student. It really saddens me  but I haven’t had the time, or even the energy to read as much as I’d like to.

Remember how I said that I wanted to finish the Harry Potter Series this year? Hehehe, that didn’t happen. I did, however, read the second and third books in the series and I loved them. It’s not that I didn’t want to read more of them. It’s that i’m now at the point in the series where the books are super duper long and it goes back to not having the time.

Another goal I had set for myself reading wise this year was to reread/ finish reading Ally Carter’s Gallager Girl series. I had every intention of doing this- I even bought the books in the series missing from my collection in late January or early February. Sadly, I haven’t touched any of them. Also, I did this right before the rerelease of the series with the cool new covers. I mean, i’m happy I have them with the covers I knew them having when I was initially reading the books in middle school/ high school but damn, those new covers are cool.

The third reading goal I had set for myself this year was to read at least one nonfiction book per month. I did this in January, with Kelly Cutorone’s book Normal Gets You Nowhere Then, I pretty much forgot about that goal. I am not going to set this goal for myself again for 2017 but there are some nonfiction books that i’d like to read such as Yes: My Impossible Journey to the Main Event of Wrestlemania by Daniel Bryan, Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham and The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gains. I’m not making any promises and I’ll talk more about my 2017 reading goals in next week’s post.

So at this point you’re thinking, what did you read in 2016, Kaitlyn? I read 24 really good books, that’s what I read. And with the fact I have zero free time, i’m really proud of that. In those 24 books, I had one reread, The Clique by Lisi Harrison, that’s my favorite book of all time. I read one comic book WWE: Then, Now, Forever. I read seven American Girl books, a short story (it was for a writing class I took), a memoir, and thirteen novels.

Best and Worst of 2016:

I hope you had a fabulous 2016 and accomplished all your reading goals. If not, I hope you read some really good books!

Much Love,

Kate

 

2016 Reading Wrap Up

Wish You Were Italian 

img_6751In the debut album by Kristin Rae, it’s the summer before Pippa’s senior year of high school and by far the most important summer of her life. She’s looking forward to spending the summer with her best friend, Morgan, and spending time with her Gram. Last minute, Pippa’s mother sends her to Italy to study in an art program. Unhappy, Pippa goes to Italy but once she gets there, she decides to ditch the art program and explore Italy on her own for the summer. Soon Pippa finds herself in a bit of a love triangle, between a hot Italian named Bruno and Darren, this American guy who she keeps bumping in to everywhere she goes.

Basically this novel is Anna and the French Kiss meets The Lizzie McGuire Movie. And I must warn you before picking up this book, you will crave ice cream/ gelato while reading. It took me about two days to read this book and I ate ice cream twice during that period.

Wish You Were Italian was a cute story. The writing was pretty good and the boys were cute. It’s what you’d expect from this kind of love story.

I want to be honest when I write my book reviews, witch is why this is hard for me to write: I did not like this book. It wasn’t the book though, it was me.

Let me explain. Part of it has to do with the fact, I was over this book before I even started reading it. The archetype of a girl going to a foreign country and falling in love is something I read a lot of last year and I got sick of it. Some of those books I loved, like Just One Day by Gayle foreman and Hello, I Love You by Katie M. Stout. I really did try to push that out of my mind when I was reading this. I never fell in love with the characters. I was half way through and not only did I not care what happened, I really had to force myself to finish the book. Though I will say the last 40 pages had me drawn in. I should have been drawn in before the last 40 pages though.

I’m not saying this is a bad book and I’m not saying that you shouldn’t read it. I think you should give it a try and decide for yourself. I think later on down the road, I might give this book a second chance. I’ll definitely be picking up Kristin’s second book What You Always Wanted that just came out.

But with all things said above, I did give it two out of five stars.

Have you read Wish You Were Italian? What were your thoughts?

Wish You Were Italian 

The Choice

 How far would you go to keep the love of your life alive? That’s the question that Travis Parker has to face. Travis had everything he could want in life, a job he loves, loyal friends and a beautiful lakefront house in the small town he grew up in. He felt no need to have a serious relationship with a woman. Then Gabby Holland moves in next door and everything changes for Travis. What follows next is the years of love that includes marriage and children. Travis reflects as he makes the choice that will change their lives forever.

I wasn’t expecting to like The Choice as much as I did. I picked it up so I could read it before the movie came out today. It was the first Nicholas Sparks book I picked up but it won’t be the first book to movie adaptation of his I see.

I was pleasantly surprised with Spark’s writing style. Third person worked really well with this particular story. I liked how we got to see Travis and Gabby’s thoughts on the same moments while they were happening versus having to wait until a chapter switch off.

I didn’t like Travis or Gabby in the first half of the story. I didn’t click with Gabby’s personality and Travis felt like an archetype. And part one of the book is nothing spatular. It’s the typical love story.

It’s the second half of the story, or part two, that’s what really makes The Choice worth reading. But the first part is needed to make the second part as beautiful as it was.

In other words, I cried. It wasn’t an ugly cry but I wasn’t just misty eyed. I was crying legitimate tears.

I was pretty surprised by the ending. I really didn’t know what way Travis’ choice was going to go. I was just as torn as him. The decision that he makes is something you can’t imagine having to do until you’re in that position yourself.

I can’t wait to see how The Choice looks on the big screen. I’ve really liked all the other Nicholas Sparks book to movie adaptations that i’ve seen but that was without having read the book first. So we’ll see how that goes. I’ll probably go see the movie this weekend.

Here’s the trailer if you haven’t seen it.

The Choice won’t be the last Nicholas Sparks book I pick up. I have a copy of The Lucky One sitting on my bookshelf that I picked up for really cheep in the bargain section of Barnes and Noble that i’ll probably pick up sooner than later.

I gave The Choice 4/5 stars and I’d reccomend it to fans of Me Before You by Jojo Moyers.

Tell me your thoughts on The Choice in the commit section. Will you be reading The Choice  or seeing the movie? What Nicholas Sparks book should I pick up next? You guys know how I love hearing from you!

Much Love,

Kate ❤

The Choice

The One & Only

In Emily Giffin’s seventh novel, Shea Rigsby has known one thing  her entire life, and that is the small college town, Walker Texas, that she grew up in and her life revolves around one thing, Walker College football. Shea grew up with her best friend, Lucy, whose father is the head coach of the football team. When Lucy’s mother, Connie dies, it causes Shea to question her life and she starts to wonder, is there more to life than Walker football.

So, for me personally, this book started off slow. I think I had a hard time staying interested at first because of all the football talk and jargon. Don’t get me wrong, I like football but I don’t care about it unless it’s concerning the Houston Texans. While so much of the specific football talked bored me at times, I do like the authenticity it gave the characters.

Speaking of authenticity, Emily Giffin nailed it when it came to describing life in a small Texas town. Football is a way of life in Texas, college football, and high school football even more so. I think my favorite line in the book was the line that said “because everyone knew that there weren’t many things in Texas that barbecued ribs couldn’t fix.” This is a very true statement. Barbecue is a food group in Texas. With living in Texas, I have to say, it was very interesting reading a book that takes place in Texas. Not many books take place in Texas (at least the ones I read).

Something else I really liked about this book was when Shea started dating the Dallas Cowboys quarterback (fictional), Ryan James. Ryan and Shea were friends when they attended Walker together and started hanging out when Shea bumped in to Ryan at a Walker football game. As one of the many girls in Houston who finds the Texans defensive end, J.J Watt, cute, I liked how this story explored what it’s like to be the girlfriend of a player in the NFL. (I’m still dreaming like every other girl in Houston).

This was perhaps my favorite thing about this novel. Emily Giffin beautifully brought a light to domestic violence and how in sports, it’s not really punished. Under no circumstances, is domestic violence in any way shape or from ok. It really pissed me off when a major organization like the NFL has a chance to do something about it, to make a stance and say “no, this is not okay” and they do absolutely nothing.  I love how there is awareness for that raised in this book.

I just want to make a quick note saying that you do not have to be in to football to enjoy this book. Yes, it does talk about football but this isn’t a sports book. Like Emily Giffin’s other books, this book is about relationships. It’s a character driven book and has all the things that you’d expect from one of her books.

Overall, I really enjoyed this book but there were some places that I feel that the story did drag on. Because of that, I give it a four out of five stars.

Have you read this book? Did you like it too? What’s your favorite Emily Giffin book? Tell me!

Much love,

Kate

The One & Only

Taylor Swift Book Tag

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Guys! Guess what? We got a post up on time! Tina and I want to apologize for the irregular posting. We’ve both been crazy busy with studying for finals and promise out posting will be back to normal real soon.

Just a little over a year ago, when I bought Taylor Swift’s album 1989, I declared my self a swifite. Now keep in mid, this was after about a year of pretty much being a swiftie and not wanting to admit it.I actually think that Taylor and I would be pretty good friends, if we had the chance because of our shared love for Law and Order: Special Victim’s Unit, cats and Mariska Hargitay. A few months ago, I saw the Taylor Swift book tag going around on youtube and thought it looked like fun so I’m going to give it a try here!

Also, in this post, if you haven’t heard the song, you can click on the tittle and it will take you to a youtube video of the song.

1.) We Are NEVER Getting Back Together– A book you thought you loved but are now breaking up with.

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For this, I’m choosing Anna, Lola and Isla. I thought I would love these books but as I was reading them, i found that I didn’t as much as I thought I would. So, Anna and Isla, I am breaking up with you and we are NEVER, getting back together. Lola, I still think you’re totally adorable and really liked your story.

Also, I wrote a full post on my thoughts on this series, you can read that HERE.

2.) Red A book with a red cover.

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For this one, I pick Pretenders by Lisi Harrison because I ah-dore Lisi and it has a red cover! Yes, that cover is red, not pink.

3.) Best Day Ever– A book that makes you feel nostalgic.

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For this one, I’m not choosing one book but rather a brand if that makes since. The books that make me feel most nostalgic are the American Girl books. I read most of the books when I was a kid, some my mom read to me, some I read myself, some I even read more than once. The one pictured above is Meet Molly. Molly was my first ever american girl doll and I have vidid memories of my mom reading this particular book to me. (Cue the nostalgia.

4.) Love Story–  A forbidden Love

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Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin immediately comes to mind. I mean, what’s more forbidden than sleeping with your best friend’s fiance?

5.) Trouble– A bad character that you can’t help but love.

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The first character that comes to mind for this is Zephyr from The Murder Complex and The Death Code by Lindsay Cummings. He’s a bad guy, so to speak, but he can’t help being who he is because he was programmed to be that way. He hates that he’s that way. I don’t really think of his as the bad guy but, for the purpose of this tag, it really works.
6.) Innocent–  A book you were spoiled from.

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I was spoiled from Reality Check by Jen Calonita. It wasn’t because someone told me the ending but while I was about half way through the book, I was on the author’s website reading her question and answer. She said something that didn’t just sit right with me and it kind of ruined the experience of reading the rest of the book. This still makes me sad to this day because I was really looking forward to reading that book.

7.) Everything Has Changed– Character undergoes extensive growth and development.

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The character I can think of off the top of my head who grows the most is Darcy Rhone from Emily Giffin’s Something Borrowed and Something Blue. I hated Darcy in Something Borrowed but during Something Blue Darcy does some growing up and by the end of the novel, I was rooting for her and now I absolutely love her. Also, I can’t wait for the Something Blue movie.

8.) You Belong With Me- Most anticipated new release!

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What’s Broken Between Us by Alexis Bass hands down is my most anticipated new release coming out on December 29th and I will be at Barnes and Noble on December 29th buying that book. I read her debut Love and Other Theories  earlier in the year and I adored it. I also got to meet Alexis at a book convention this year and she was so sweet and I love how excited she got when I told her I had already read her book and I was counting the days till her next one comes out.

041Pictured above is me with Alexis at Teen Book Con. Seriously, go check out Love and Other Theories. I really do believe that in a few years, her name will be thrown around with John Green, Gayle Froman and Sarah Dessen.

9.) Forever and Always– Fave Couple Book

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I’m not going to say much about this book because I plan on writing a full post on Finding Audrey. But I choose this book for favorite couple because I freaking love Linus and Audrey and how Linus accepts Audrey for who she is. Plus, they are so adorable together.
10.) Come Back Be Here– The book you are least likely to lend out because you’d miss it too much.IMG_6098

My signed copy of Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen is the first thing that comes to mind but in actuality, I probably wouldn’t lend out any of my books. I recently lent my friend my copy of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and she took care of it and it came back to me in the same condition I gave it to her in but I missed looking at it on my bookshelf, that I star at way more than I probably should.

Guys, be proud of me, this is the only Sarah Dessen book on this list. I could have easily chooses a Sarah Dessen book for every song on this tag.

Also, love how I got to pair one of my favorite songs with one of my favorite books!

11.) Teardrops On My Guitar– The book that made you cry the hardest.

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. If you don’t get why, you’re either a heartless person or, you haven’t read the book. For your sake, I hope it’s the second choice.

12.) Shake it Off– A book you love so much you shake off the haters.

IMG_6097The Clique Series by Lisi Harrison. People say a lot of bad things about these books, such as they teach materialism and encourage bulling, amongst other things. I disagree with all the haters out there (because they’re gonna hate) and I don’t care what they say (as long as it’s about these books) so I just shake it off. (See what I did there?)

What do you guys think? Would you choose the same books I choose to go with these songs or would you choose something different? Have you read any of these books? Tell me your thoughts!

Much Love,

Kate

Taylor Swift Book Tag

Books We’re Thankful For:2015

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Hey guys! It’s thanksgiving week, and it’s a time where everyone give thanks. Here at Book Alphas, we’re thankful for books! So today, we thought we’d tell you exactly what books we’re thankful for.

And before we get in to it, we want to take a second to apologize for our inconsistent posting. We’ve been crazy busy with projects and finals and basically college life. We’re going to be more consistent in the new year, we’re even looking at twice a week!

Five:

Tina’s Pick-

The Clique Series by Lisi Harrison. Some of the very first books I ever read were the books in the Clique Series. Following the adventures of Massie Block and her friends showed me how reading could be a fun experience that transports you to another world. Not only did these books help spur my love of reading when I was younger, but they also helped bond me to one of my favorite people and best friends, Kate. This series not only impacted my life but truly helped me fall in love with reading.

Kate’s Pick-

The Fame Game by Lauren Conrad. I really love all of Lauren Conrad’s books because they got me in to reading again after I finished the Clique Series. However, I choose this book specifically because it was The Fame Game book tour that I got to meet Lauren Conrad. She complimented my dress and I was ecstatic. She also thought I was cute because I had all of her books with me and she’s a super sweet person. I wish she’d write another series!

Four:

Tina’s Pick-

Two Little Girls in Blue, by Mary Higgins Clark. I read this book when I was in the sixth grade for an author project. For years, I could not get it out of my head and kept trying to find it in every bookstore. I finally found it when I saw it and remembered the title about a year ago in a Goodwill. This book is about a family whose two twins are kidnapped. When one is returned for ransom and the other believed to be dead, the mother refuses to believe in her other daughter’s death because it seems the twin at home can communicate with her sister. The book as a whole is an edge-of-your-set thriller that is written beautifully, definitely worth searching for a few years to find.

Kate’s Pick-

Heart of The Matter by Emily Giffin. I only read this book for the first time back in October but it was soo good, I had to put it on this list. This book tells the story of two women, Tessa and Valerie whom have absolutely nothing in common until one night where a tragic accident connects their lives. The story is told in alternative points of view of Tessa and Valerie and tells a very unique story. I read it in like three days and if you’re a fan of Something Borrowed, there’s a update on Rachel and Dex in this book!

Three:

Tina’s Pick-

The Crank Trilogy by Ellen Hopkins. I know I wrote about another book by Hopkins awhile ago but I am going to sing her praises again because she is one of my favorite authors ever. Crank and its subsequent two sequels was some of the first more grown up books I decided to read, and I am glad every day I did. Not only did these books scare me from doing drugs forever, it reminds me every time I read it the importance of not losing sight of what is important in life.

Kate’s Pick-

So I know I’ve talked about this book in a previous post but that’s not going to stop me from mentioning this book again, If You Have To Cry, Go Out Side and Other Things Your Mother Never Told You by Kelly Cutrone. I’ve now read this book twice and i’ll probably read it a few more times. Kelly Cutrone has really influenced my life through this book. The first time I read it I was in tenth grade and I didn’t realize how much it stuck with me until earlier this year when I reread it and kept saying to myself, that’s where I got this from. I love Kelly’s outlook on life and she gives some great advice in this book. I firmly believe that it’s a book that every woman should read at least one in her life.

Two:

Tina’s Pick-

The Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling. Hands down my favorite series ever, which is no surprise to anyone who knows me. I am the biggest Harry Potter fan. I have seen all the movies, read all the books, gone to as many midnight premieres as possible, and will be getting a season pass to the Universal in LA just so I can go the HP World there all the time. Harry Potter has brought some of the best people into my life through Quidditch (I play at my college). This series has impacted my life so deeply and makes me beyond happy every day.

Kate’s Pick-

Lock & Key by Sarah Dessen. This was the second Sarah Dessen book I read and one of the few books i’ve finished reading and said “this is my favorite book.” I think about this story all the time, and this book and Sarah’s writing has really influenced  my own writing. I guess I like this book because I’m a sucker for this kind of series. It’s about Ruby who was living with her mom until she disappeared. Once it was discovered she was living by herself, she is sent to live with her other sister, Cora, and her husband, Jamie. The story is about Cora and Ruby rebuilding their relationship and them growing closer together. Yes, it’s amazing and I love it and I cant say enough good things about it.

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Tina’s Pick-

Thirteen Reason’s Why by Jay Asher. If you have ever read this novel, then you understand why I have chosen it for my number one book I am most thankful for. I plan on writing a long blog post soon talking about it, because I cannot express in just this short amount of space how amazing this book is. It makes you think about every action you take and how it affects others. It will make you feel happy and sad and emotional. It will make you question mankind’s kindness, but then feel overjoyed at our capacity to learn. I can honestly say this book changed the way I see the world, and for anyone who reads it, I hope it changes your world too.

Kate’s Pick-

Like Tina, I pick The Clique series but I am going to pick a specific book in the series Revenge of the Wannabes. This is my favorite book in the series and it’s still one of my favorite books ever (and it’s one of the other books I closed and said ‘this is my favorite book’). I just loved everything about this book, especially how it’s one of the few books in the series that’s told in a point of view other than Massie and Claire. This is one of the books I took with me when I met Lisi Harrison and i’ve read this book so many times, i’ve lost count of the exact number of times i’ve read it. Really this series means everything to me (as do all of Lisi’s other books) but this book specifically, is the one I keep coming back to.

So what books are you guys thankful for? Did any of our picks make the list? Tell us!

Much Love,

Tina & Kate

Books We’re Thankful For:2015

Books I Will Have My Future Daughter Read

My whole life i’ve loved reading and i’ve loved books. Hopefully one day i’ll have a daughter (a very, very, very, very long time from now) and I’ll get to pass that love of reading on to her. The other day I came a across an article on facebook similar to the one i’m writing now and i had heard of none of the books on that list but one (and it actually made my list too). So, I started thinking that there are some books that have had a special place in my heart and I would love to share with her at different stages of her life.

A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech   IMG_6101

This is a picture book about a school where the principal loves school so much that they start having school on the weekends and at the night time- they have school all the time.

I have really fond memories of this book. I remember I was in kindergadren or first grade when this book came out and the first time I heard this story was when the school librarian read it aloud at story time. I really liked the story and my parents bought me the book at the school book fair. I have memories of reading this book with my dad. I would love to have memories like that with my future daughter.

Meet Molly by Valerie Tripp

IMG_6100 Meet Molly is the first book out of six about Molly McIntire who is ten years old during World War 2.

I think about Molly and American Girl in general when I think about my childhood. She was my first (and still my favorite) American Girl. I received Molly for Christmas when I was seven years old. The book was a bit out of my reading level so my mom used to read them to me. I think she read most of the books to me but as I got older and became a better reader, I reread the books. I loved these stories and I loved Molly. Something I would love to do is when my daughter is about seven or eight, I would love to read her Meet Molly and then when we finish reading the story, pull out my Molly doll for her to play with.

The Clique by Lisi Harrison IMG_6097

I didn’t read Harry Potter until I was out of high school. So growing up, Lisi Harrison was my J.K Rolling,Octavian Country Day was my Hogwarts and The Clique series to me is what the Harry Potter series is to many.

The Clique series starts when Massie’s parents are telling her that the Lyons family is moving in to their guest house and that they have a daughter Massie’s age names Claire. While Massie’s family is wealthy and Massie wears all the designer brands, Claire’s family is not and she wears clothes from Old Navy and The Gap. Massie and her friends Alicia, Kristin and Dylan are the most popular girls in the seventh grade and Claire wants to be friends with them. However, Massie and her friends decide that they don’t like Claire and basically bully her.

The story is told in the point of view Massie and Claire alternating every other chapter. I want my daughter to read those books (or at least the first one) because they show that the mean girl is mean because she has issues herself and that being the popular girl isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. I started this series the summer of 2009 when I was about to go in to eighth grade and finished the series when the last book came out February 2011.

This series was the book series that got me in to reading and loving books. Waiting for the new book in this series to come out was the first time I was excited for a book release. I got to meet Lisi Harrison in 2010, it was my first book signing and one of the happiest days of my life. I cried when I read the end of the series was coming. These books helped make me the reader I am today. I found a comfort in this story and it felt like Massie, Kristen, Dylan, Alicia and Claire were my friends at a time when I felt lonely. I hope my future daughter gets half as much out of these books as I did.

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen IMG_6098

Her whole life, Sydney has lived in the shadow of her older bother Peyton. In the eyes of their parents, Peyton can do no wrong. Even when Peyton gets in to a drunk driving accident paralyzing a boy and he is sent to jail, their parents don’t see it as his fault. Sydney, who needs a fresh start and is desperately trying to escape her bother’s shadow, transfers from her private school to the public school where she meets Layla and Mac and for the first time in her life, she starts to feel visible.

This books was only recently released but it already means so much to me and is defiantly a book that I want my future daughter to read. I just connected with Sydney, the main character and I wanted her friend Layla to be my real life best friend. Also, I craved pizza, french fries and root bear dum dums while reading this book. I don’t know what to say about this book other than the story really hit home with me and that it’s really really good. This is one of Sarah Dessen’s best books and I hope by having my daughter read this book, it will turn her on to other Sarah Dessen books.

The Truth About Style by Stacy London IMG_6095

I want my future daughter to have Stacy London in her life because of the influence that Stacy has had on mine. Because of Stacy, for the first time in my life, I was able to look in the mirror and feel proud of my body.

The Truth about Style, Stacy tells her story about coming to accept her body and her struggles with eating disorders and psoriasis while telling the story of nine other women and their struggle with accepting their body. While I was reading this book, not only did I feel connected to Stacy, but I felt connected to these women whose stories were being told. This is one of those books that I feel every woman should read.

If You Have to Cry, Go Out Side by Kelly Cutrone IMG_6096

In this book, Kelly Cutrone shares her story of how she made it where she is today. She shares her wisdom that she learned from those experiences.

This is the book that was on the facebook article I previously mentioned and I think this is another one of those books that every woman should read. I read it for the first time in tenth grade and I read it a second time in May of this year. I was surprised to find how much of that book had really sunk in to my mind. It’s safe to say that Kelly Cutrone has influenced my life- I’m going in to fashion PR after watching her show, Kell On Earth. I love how she’s straight forward and basically doesn’t give a shit what anyone else thinks. I want to be like her- actually working for her is my dream job. I love Kelly’s outlook on life and the advice she gives in this book apply to more than just the fashion industry.  She’s an amazing woman and a kick ass publisist and I hope to be like her one day.

Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin IMG_6099

On the Eve of her 30th Birthday, Rachel ends up sleeping with Dexter. No big deal, right? Actually very big deal- Dexter is engaged to another woman, Darcy, who is Rachel’s childhood best friend. But it doesn’t just stop there, Rachel and Dexter start to fall in love with each other and their one night stand turns in to a full on affair.

I will most likely gift this book to my daughter when she becomes engaged. I might even give her my copy of the book that was my mom’s. This is a great story, one of my favorite books and I think it’s a humorous and slightly ironic wedding/ pre-wedding gift. Plus, Rachel and Dex ❤

Have you read any of the books I mentioned above? Would you have your future daughter read any of them? Are there any books that you would add to this list? Tell me!

Much Love,

Kate

Books I Will Have My Future Daughter Read