BOOKS ON MY NIGHTSTANDS RIGHT NOW

I like to read multiple books concurrently, which means the area around my bed ends up looking like this 📚📚📚📚📚📚📚📚
  1. Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley by Alison Weir
    Not my fave Alison Weir book, but I like it enough to keep reading. So much drama AND IT WAS REAL!! If history and The Real Housewives came together, it would be this.
  2. How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are by Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas
    I've read a lot of scathing reviews about this book, but I've enjoyed it. It's a light read that shouldn't be taken too seriously. Kind of all over the place, but it's been a breath of fresh air while reading heavier, dense stuff.
  3. The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
    The story behind this book is heartbreaking. These essays and stories are filled with hope, brilliance and honesty. Definitely recommend.
  4. The English: A Social History 1066-1945 by Christopher Hibbert
    I'm a sucker for anything related to the history of English society. This book is comprehensive and covers a wide range of stuff over almost 1,000 years: castles, rich people, peasant life, brothels, schools, taverns, farms and basically every aspect of life from medieval to modern times.
  5. The Myths of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky
    The cover of this book describes it perfectly. Everything from love, work, relationships, illness, getting older and more. Especially helpful if you're experiencing a life crisis or a transitional phase. Very insightful and just gets you thinking differently.
  6. Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
    Just got this and very excited to start reading! Heard it gets cray cray
  7. Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
    Honestly one of my favorite books I've read recently. Love the graphic memoir format. A quick read that focuses on Chast's relationship with her parents as they got older. This was difficult for me to read because it resonates deeply, but also something I couldn't put down for that same reason. Humor and a lighthearted spirit are brilliantly woven into this story of guilt, sadness, resentment and regret. Get it and read it!!!