In 2016 I read 30 books, and this year I'm planning on reading more. So I thought I'd share with you some books that were very significant for me in the last year, and some books that I hope to read in 2017.
Best Lifestyle Book of 2016: Bloom: Navigating Life And Style by Estée Lalonde
I've said it before but Estée Lalonde is the YouTuber that I identify the most with for her fashion, her wittiness and her online aesthetic. This book was not only super pretty but it was emotional, and inspiring. For the first half of 2016 I was waiting impatiently for this book to come out, and I have not been disappointed.
Best Fiction Book (Chick Lit): The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger
If you are looking for a book that is easy to read but very entertaining, this is the one to choose! I've read it during the summer holidays and it just made me in such a good mood. It's by the same author that wrote The Devil Wears Prada, but this one is about the life as a tennis professional and the glamour around it.
Best memoir / Eye-opening book: A House In The Sky by Amanda Lindhout
My friend Sarah recommended this book to me, and I was hesitant at first, but it was one of the most striking books I have ever read. It is the real story of a Canadian who was taken into hostage for 15 months by a fundamentalist group in Somalia in 2008. I read the book in under 24 hours, and was shocked with the torture and emotions that she was narrating, but it was well written and very interesting.
Currently reading: Ctlr Alt Delete: How I Grew Up Online by Emma Gannon
A funny lifestyle book slash memoir about the beginning of Internet and social interactions around it. Everything about MSN, blogs, online dating, having a job online, and more! I'm almost done and I would recommend this to anyone that loves the Internet and reminiscing about his/her early teens.
On my reading list for 2017...
The Year Of Living Danishly by Helen Russel, The Girls by Emma Cline, Almost Adulting by Arden Rose, The New Garçonne: How To Be A Modern Gentlewoman by Navaz Baltiwalla, and This Modern Love by Will Darbyshire.
What are the books that you are planning to read in 2017? Please let me know if you have any good recommendations that I should read!