Something to Read This Month
Whether you are keen on self-improvement or you simply want something light to read for entertainment purposes, the Laguna Place Blog has you covered with some book suggestions this month. Head out to your favorite bookstore or our local Kissimmee, FL library to pick up something to read this month.
Becoming smarter is a great goal, and we think these 10 Easy to Read Books That Make You Smarter can help you get there.
Goodreads.com, a prodigious list maker for books, provides over 20,000 titles under the Popular Self Improvement Books category, listed by popularity. A few at the top of the list include The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey and How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Helena loves Demetrius, Demetrius loves Hermia, and Hermia and Lysander love each other. Love is a complicated game, especially when Oberon, King of the Fairies, gets involved. Oberon is in a dispute with his wife, Titania, and is out to settle the score with a love potion and a donkey. While he’s carrying out his plot, he decides to “help” the young lovers. Chaos ensues.
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
This is the first in a three-book series about assassin nuns and fifteenth-century politics. Admittedly, it takes some doing to work your mind around the premise, but once accepted, the mystery takes over, and the story carries the reader through, leaving a thought-provoking path in its wake. Or you can take it as simply a quirky mystery series.
Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters by Mallory Ortberg
Hilariously imagined text conversations — the passive aggressive, the clever, and the strange — from classic and modern literary figures, from Scarlett O’Hara to Jessica Wakefield....Texts from Jane Eyre is a witty, irreverent mashup that brings the characters from your favorite books into the twenty-first century.
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