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

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

Join us Friday, February 3 for spoilers for the entire book. We’ll then start a new book for the following week.

Our Second Group Read:

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd info page on Goodreads

Stream The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd by PRH Audio | Listen online for free on SoundCloud  

The Invention of Wings full length audiobook


Previous 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: 

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

2023 Recomendations:

Sis, Don’t Settle: How to Stay Smart in Matters of the Heart by Faith Jenkins

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Girl in Need of a Tourniquet: Memoir of a Borderline Personality by Merri Lisa Johnson

The Courage to be Happy: True Contentment Is In Your Power 

Black Sun: Depression and Melancholia by Julia Kristeva

The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara | Goodreads

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi 

Maya Angelou: The Artist and the Process (Genius) by Nancy Shuker 

Brandon Sanderson (Author of The Final Empire)

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley | Goodreads

No Cure for Being Human: And Other Truths I Need to Hear by Kate Bowler

The Overstory by Richard Powers | Goodreads

Treating Adult Survivors of Childhood Emotional Abuse and Neglect: Component-Based Psychotherapy by Elizabeth K. Hopper, Frances K. Grossman, Joseph Spinazzola, Marla Zucker, Bessel van der Kolk (Foreword), Christine A. Courtois (Introduction)

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara 

The Neurodivergent Friendly Workbook of DBT Skills by  Sonny Jane Wise

 

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