Do you remember the last time you read a book? Whether it was a page-turning thriller or a thought-provoking memoir, reading has the power to transport us to different worlds, broaden our perspectives, and inspire us to become better versions of ourselves.
But with busy schedules and endless distractions, it's easy to let reading fall by the wayside. That's why today, I want to remind you of the many benefits of reading, and encourage you to make time for it in your daily life.
First and foremost, reading is an excellent way to learn and grow. Whether you're interested in history, science, or philosophy, there's a book out there that can teach you something new. By reading widely and diversely, you can gain new insights into the world around you and expand your knowledge in ways you never thought possible.
But reading isn't just about learning. It's also a great way to unwind and de-stress. In fact, research has shown that reading can reduce stress levels by up to 68%. By immersing yourself in a good book, you can forget about your worries and escape to a more peaceful, imaginative world.
Of course, reading also has numerous cognitive benefits. By regularly exercising your brain through reading, you can improve your vocabulary, enhance your critical thinking skills, and even increase your empathy and emotional intelligence.
But perhaps the most compelling reason to read is that it can inspire us to become better people. By reading about the lives and experiences of others, we can gain a deeper understanding of the world and our place in it. We can learn to empathize with others, appreciate different perspectives, and cultivate a more compassionate, open-minded outlook on life.
So, if you haven't picked up a book in a while, I encourage you to do so. Whether it's a classic novel, a memoir, or a self-help book, there's something out there for everyone. So take a break from your phone, turn off the TV, and lose yourself in a good book. You might be surprised at how much you enjoy it, and how much it enriches your life.
Let Her Go by M. R. Pritchard (Paperback)
A second chance at love is a fight to the very end.
Guys like Alex Sullivan don’t come around every day, but when they do, they aren’t looking for girls like Morgan. She is the unexpected one, the unplanned daughter of parents who don’t want her; she has always stood in the shadow of her beautiful-but-dead twin sister. So when Morgan lands a marriage proposal from the handsome businessman, she pounces on the opportunity.
While Morgan is basking in the joy of feeling wanted for once, Alex’s untimely death sends her life into a downward spiral, and she’s left picking up the pieces while the tabloids, pesky neighbors, and an eight-point buck haunt her.
The only thing keeping Morgan grounded is her new found love of running. And then there’s her newly acquired business partner, stoic MMA fighter Nick “The Strangler” Stacks. Morgan and Nick have never been able to get along, but Alex’s tragic death forces them to interact when he leaves the two as owners of his successful gym.
After years of tepid interactions, Morgan and Nick finally find that they have more in common than they previously thought, and it’s enough to make one of them want to tap out on their disastrous relationship for good.
The Man Who Fell to Earth
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The Heat Wave drew a violence that was swift and efficient at breaking humanity.
Abraham is on a journey while the population on Earth dwindles. Until he meets Nova. Twice. She’s refused his offer of sanctuary because she doesn't trust a soul, even if they offer safety and relief from the sweltering heat.
This planet has a way of bringing people together when they need it most.
At the end of the world, there will be violence and there just might be a man playing 90’s tunes on a harmonica.
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Sparrow Man (Veil of Shadows Series Book 1) [Paperback]
This is a story about Meg Clarke and what really happened the day she killed those seven men.
Meg Clark has turned out to be everything her father and the
people of her little North Country town of Gouverneur, NY, have been saying her
whole life: nothin’ but a piece of white trash. To hide her past, she spent her
inheritance on the perfect little house with a white picket fence. Then
something terrible happened and Meg got sent to county lockup so her fiancé,
Jim, wouldn’t have to. And then everyone started waking up…dead.
Good thing escaping from County wasn’t hard. Jim told her exactly
how to get free. Now Meg is running and the walking dead are following. In a
last ditch effort to find weapons to protect herself, Meg finds Sparrow
instead. A tall, strange man with a quirk. Sparrow is obsessed with feathers
and the only goal that’s on his mind is finding an old barn on Route 37 with a
snowy owl in its rafters.
Meg is headed to Kingston, where she and Jim agreed to meet if
they ever got separated. But sometimes, crossing the border brings more than
just freedom and protection and safety. Sometimes it brings questions that
someone like Meg would prefer not to answer. And everyone keeps asking
questions, including Sparrow. He thinks she’s hiding something and he’s not
impressed by her stories of the sins she’s been committing all her life.
While Sparrow’s the one who’s cracked in the head, it never occurs
to Meg that she could be the one who’s not remembering something. Like what
really happened that day she killed those seven men?
Enter the Veil of Shadows. When pulled aside, it reveals the Seven Kingdoms of Heaven, the Earthen plane, Hell, and the Astral plane. Nothing is what it seems. No one is who they seem.
Join Meg as she faces her own demons, desires, and traumas. Every
decision she makes will impact the balance of the Veil and lead her to her
In a Realm of Curses and Desires, Will Love Forge Unbreakable Bonds?
Thread the Bone
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There are memories in the marrow.
When the Creator’s precious daughter is killed during the Saltpan War, he takes his vengeance on the children of the old Gods. Now they are destined to be reborn for eons. Eternally searching for unyielding answers. But history is embedded in the gemstones scattered throughout the Land of Man and strange magic returns to the Watchtower servants. All the while, the Goldlands distract from the lore of the old Gods in a desperate attempt to cover ancient battle scars.
Will the Watchtower servants remember who they really are before one of them destroys the world?
There is a darkside to every moon and a darkside to every God.
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