If you love a badass chick that does what she wants, when she wants & doesn’t judge other women for their choice to adhere to society’s standards, Countess Olsenska will be your heroin. She is my definition of a true Feminist.
I fell in-love the strength of Amy Morin; sharing her personal experiences of devastating loss gave this book the insight to make every piece of advice relatable, achievable & meaningful to me as the reader.
Flash forward to January 2018. It’s cold af here in New York, so I avoid going outside my house unless I absolutely have to. I decided to give Amy Alkon’s Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck another shot.
If you seek adventure & have a lust for travel, this book is for you. If you get anxiety really easily, this book may not be for you.
I got about halfway through & quit. I'm a quitter, okay? I never do this, but I had to. Maybe I'll try again later. Or maybe not.
History buffs–read it! Classic-novel lovers–read it!
Kelly enlightens readers with various ways to be the best version of yourself; I was encouraged to take notes, stop & think, flag pages. I truly felt I was being given a perspective & solid advice I hadn't received before.
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day today, pick up this memoir (or another). Educate yourself. Allow yourself to feel. Afterwards, take what you read & let it be your guide to being a good human. Love your neighbor. Always.
I'm Risa. People say they "love to read but don't have time" and I by-accident roll my eyes. My only #goals as The Everyday-ish Reader are to have some cool book discussions, stalk your updates on Goodreads, and most importantly, help you see that you have time to read. Because you do.