The year is almost over and I’ve officially completed my Goodreads reading challenge of 15 books. I have read 22 books! So I’ve decided to share my favourite books from 2019 with you all. Feel free to share some of yours, or your favourites of all time. I’m always looking for new books.
Every book hear is available on Audible as I am a visually impaired reader.
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A laugh-out-loud, kick-in-the-pants self-help narrative for anyone who ever felt like they didn’t fit in or couldn’t catch a break—comedian and cult hero Chris Gethard shows us how to get over our fear of failure and start living life on our own terms.
Rose McGowan was born in one cult and came of age in another, more visible cult: Hollywood. In a strange world where she was continually on display, stardom soon became a personal nightmare of constant exposure and sexualization. Rose escaped into the world of her mind, something she had done as a child, and into high-profile relationships. Every detail of her personal life became public, and the realities of an inherently sexist industry emerged with every script, role, public appearance, and magazine cover. The Hollywood machine packaged her as a sexualized bombshell, hijacking her image and identity and marketing them for profit. Now she is working to reclaim her voice and trueThis Is Going To Hurt By Adam Kay In a series of crass diary entries, comedian Adam Kay talks about his 6 years he spent as a junior OBGYN doctor in the NHS and the challenges and rewards it brought.
Tressa Middleton made UK history when she became Britain’s youngest mum in 2006 aged 12. Her case provoked shock and outrage – but the truth behind the headlines was far sadder than anyone could ever have imagined. Born into a life of poverty and neglect, Tressa was forced to grow up fast when she taken into care at just four years old. She was returned to her mother’s chaotic world but by the age of seven, she was being abused by her own brother and at 11 years old she fell pregnant with his child. For years she kept his dark secret in an attempt to hold her family together until the truth threatened to destroy her completely. Tressa has gone through more pain and turmoil than most adults experience in a lifetime – yet today she survives a brave, strong and compassionate young woman. Now, for the first time she tells HER story.
Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert. The memoir chronicles the author’s trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels.
FBI Agent Nell Flynn joins the task force in her home town investigating a string of grisly murders, when an impossible question is raised – was her dead father the killer?
After Ever Blooms family is killed in a tragic accident, she develops the ability to know everything about someone by just touching them. As she tries to suppress her abilities she is branded a freak at school. But everything changes when she meets a gorgeous guy who silenced all of the noise.