Taura’s Book Nook

If reading is your passion you’ve come to the right place! We’ll discuss everything from self-help to the latest New York Times bestsellers. So, grab a cup of coffee and your latest read, and let’s talk about what you’re reading!

Join the weekly group via Hey Peers on Fridays at 1pm Pacific

Our first group read:

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

More info about the book:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36809135-where-the-crawdads-sing

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_the_Crawdads_Sing

Free audiobook versions:

See full playlist as book is divided into 12 parts in this version: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeyF3PrIqAuzHfBiwLPsFWEMSvrVNjsFD

See the entire playlist (all 46 parts) here: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDb_EiYnUTPrADcCF7hSmluiSe5Nwv6Lx

Free pdf ebook version: 

Come join us on Friday October 7, 2022 to discuss up to chapter 11 of Where The Crawdads Sing on HeyPeers!

Register for the October 7th meeting on HeyPeers here!

Spoilers up to chapter 11 will be discussed!

This is a NO-PRESSURE Book Club! Come as you are, no shame if you’re behind or ahead of the stated goal!

Book nook member reads and recommendations 

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur | Goodreads

Speak and Be Heard: 101 Vocal Exercises for Voice Actors, Public Speakers and Professionals by Richard Di Britannia | Goodreads

Be Exceptional: Master the Five Traits That Set Extraordinary People Apart by Joe Navarro | Goodreads

Alice Hoffman –   Faithful by Alice Hoffman | Goodreads

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving by Pete Walker | Goodreads

Brene Brown –  Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience by Brené Brown

Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole by Susan Cain | Goodreads 

Thank You for Rejecting Me: Transform Pain Into Purpose and Learn to Fight for Yourself by Kait Warman | Goodreads 

Be Exceptional: Master the Five Traits That Set Extraordinary People Apart by Joe Navarro 

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen | Goodreads

The Bicyclist | This Land Press – Made by You and Me poem by Frank Dixon Graham | Poets & Writers 

The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness by Lori Schiller

Lead with Hospitality: Be Human. Emotionally Connect. Serve Selflessly. by Taylor Scott | Goodreads

Codependents’ Guide to the Twelve Steps: New Stories by Melody Beattie | Goodreads?

Journeys Beyond the Frontier : A Rebellious Guide to Psychosis and Other Extraordinary Experiences

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn | Goodreads

The Practicing Happiness Workbook: How Mindfulness Can Free You from the Four Psychological Traps That Keep You Stressed, Anxious, and Depressed by Ruth Baer 

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell

W.B. Yeats

Pablo Neruda

Carolyn Forché

Naomi Shihab Nye

Robert Pinsky (Author of The Sounds of Poetry)

Billy Collins | Poetry Foundation

Yusef Komunyakaa | Poetry Foundation

Gwendolyn Brooks | Poetry Foundation

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