10 Best Books to End Your Reading Slump

10 Best Books to End Your Reading Slump

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Episode title:

Ep. 15 - 10 Best Books to End Your Reading Slump

Episode summary:

In this episode, Kelly and Alix discuss what a reading slump is, what can cause them, and some recommendations on how to get out of them. Listen in as they reveal their top 10 books that have helped them get out of a reading slump!

Topics discussed in this episode:

[2:37] Reading slumps: what are they? what causes them?

[10:05] Tips to help get over a reading slump

[22:28] The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueby V.E. Schwab - "What is a person if not the marks they leave behind?" audiobook

[28:28] The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood - "When a fake relationship between scientists meets the irresistible force of attraction, it throws one woman's carefully calculated theories on love into chaos." audiobook

[29:51] The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune - "The House in the Cerulean Sea is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours." audiobook

[35:40] Ready Player One by Ernest Cline - "A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready?" audiobook

[38:11] Beach Read by Emily Henry - "A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything they believe about happily ever afters." audiobook

[39:34] Project Hail Maryby Andy Weir - "An irresistible interstellar adventure as only Andy Weir could deliver, Project Hail Mary is a tale of discovery, speculation, and survival to rival The Martian—while taking us to places it never dreamed of going." audiobook

[43:27] Fourth Wingby Rebecca Yarros - "Friends, enemies, lovers. Everyone at Basgiath War College has an agenda—because once you enter, there are only two ways out: graduate or die." audiobook

[46:53] A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson - "Holly Jackson is the Queen of Murder. Fans of true-crime will want to binge her addictive series because it reads like your favorite podcast or show!" audiobook

[49:20] Lore Olympus Graphic Novels by Rachel Smythe - "Scandalous gossip, wild parties, and forbidden love—witness what the gods do after dark in this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology." book

[50:59] Lesson's in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus - "[...]Like science, life is unpredictable. Which is why a few years later Elizabeth Zott finds herself not only a single mother, but the reluctant star of America’s most beloved cooking show, Supper at Six. As Elizabeth's show following grows, not everyone is happy. Because as it turns out, Elizabeth Zott isn’t just teaching women to cook. She’s daring them to change the status quo." audiobook

Other books mentioned in this episode:

  • Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey audiobook
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Graphic Novel Series by Robert Venditti, adapted from Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson & the Olympians series book https://amzn.to/47QIkwz
  • Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood audiobook
  • Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune audiobook
  • The Illuminae Filesby Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff audiobook
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides audiobook

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