Long Weekend Reading Recommendations

Four days to chill. Four days to relax and recalibrate. Yay! It’s easter time and that means it’s a four day long weekend. It also means we have four beautiful days to nourish and rejuvenate our minds with some motivating weekend reads.

Eloise and I work in a bookstore and have done for several years, so we know the truly worthwhile literature from the stuff that should just be pulped. I have quite a few favourites that I have read over the years but here are my picks for when you want an uplifting and motivating read.

The true story of how Mitch Albom would sit with his dying professor, every Tuesday to take in all the wisdom his professor had to impart. Albom's simplistic writing style is casual while still being thought provoking. I found this book to be enjoyably soothing.
The true story of how Mitch Albom would sit with his dying professor, every Tuesday, to take in all the wisdom his professor had to impart. Albom’s simplistic writing style is casual while still being thought provoking. I found this book to be enjoy

To get ahead and succeed in this world you don't need to be an asshole but that doesn't mean the alternative is to be a pushover. 'The Power Of Nice' illustrates perfectly how real life companies and idividuals  have taken to the 'nice' route to acheive win-win situations and success. A collection of lessons that can be applied to the readers personal and business life.

To get ahead and succeed in this world you don’t need to be an asshole but that doesn’t mean alternative is to be a pushover. ‘The Power Of Nice’ perfectly illustrates how real life companies and individuals have taken the ‘nice’ route to achieve win-win outcomes and success. A collection of lessons that can be applied to the readers personal and business life.
The story of Santiago, a shepherd boy who travels from Spain to Egypt in search of lifes treasures. The tale of Santiago is an eternal testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.
The story of Santiago, a shepherd boy who travels from Spain to Egypt in search of lifes treasures. The tale of Santiago is an eternal testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.
This book transformed the way I approach life. Learn the reasons why good things happen to certain people and not to others. The Law of Attraction is explained in an approachable and digestible manner. Referencing historical figures such as Henry Ford and Albert Einstein and also modern day users of the Law of Attraction, Byrne presents how you can receive the love, happiness and wealth that you deserve.
This book transformed the way I approach life. Learn the reasons why good things happen to certain people and not to others. The Law of Attraction is explained in an approachable and digestible manner. Referencing historical figures such as Henry Ford and Albert Einstein and also modern day users of the Law of Attraction, Byrne presents how you can receive the love, happiness and wealth and that you deserve.
Alice find out she has Alzheimer's Disease and is determined to not let it take her dignity. The reader is taken on her journey from life as she knows it, through confusion and anger to her final stages of the disease. Anyone who knows someone who has suffered with Alzheimer's will find this comforting. I thoroughly enjoyed this. Read this one before the movie is released.
Alice find out she has Alzheimer’s Disease and is determined to not let it take her dignity. The reader is taken on her journey from life as she knows it, through confusion and anger to her final stages of the disease. Anyone who knows someone who has suffered with Alzheimer’s will find this comforting. I thoroughly enjoyed this. Read this one before the movie is released.

Have you already read any of these? Let’s talk books! I’d love to hear what you thought of them.

Love Jess x

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