Good Reads

I read a lot. As any book lover knows, there’s no such thing as keeping quiet about a good book. So here are my recommendations – the informative ones, the life-changing ones, the rip roaringly funny ones – for you, and for me to remember the good ones. Happy reading!

Currently Reading
‘Slow Death by Rubber Duck’ – by Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith – prequel to ‘Toxin Toxout’

Non-Fiction

‘Seasick – The Global Ocean in Crisis’ – by Alanna Mitchell
‘Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,’ by Carol Dweck
‘Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World,’ by Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith – sequel to ‘Slow Death by Rubber Duck’
‘Quiet – The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking,’ by Susan Cain – takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at something, with a greater amount of time working alone to push the boundaries
‘Why 30 is not the New 20,’ by Meg Jay – identity capital

Food
‘The Bread Bible,’ by Beth Hensperger
‘Flour Water Salt Yeast,’ by Ken Forkish

Adult Fiction
‘Brave New World,’ by Aldous Huxley – distopia and mass genetic engineering
‘Till We Have Faces,’ by CS Lewis – Cupid & Psyche, a myth retold
‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ by Margaret Atwood

YA Fiction
‘The Rangers Apprentice’ (series), by John Flanagan
‘The Brotherband Chronicles’ (series), by John Flanagan
‘The Abhorsen Trilogy’ (trilogy), by Garth Nix
‘Trickster’s Choice,’ and ‘Trickster’s Queen,’ by Tamora Pierce

Informative Sites
The Food Timeline,’ by Lynne Olver
http://www.oceanwise.ca/

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