Saturday, September 13, 2014
10 Favourite Books
On facebook I was nominated a couple times to do the 'Readers Challenge' in which you list the ten books, in no particular order, that have most affected you. I thought this sounded really cool, so I figured I'd do it as a blog post to share with everyone. I definitely recommend you check out these books, and share your favourite books with others as well!
Each of these books have a special place in my heart, have helped me grow, and have taught me so much. I've included a little blurb about each one, but you can click the images to read more about them! If you have any book recommendations for me, let me know :) At some point maybe I'll make a post about all the books I still want to read... there's quite a few.
#1 - My Maasai Life, by Robin Wiszowaty
I know I said that this list was going to be in no particular order, but this book had to be first haha! I read it while in the hospital, and it really helped give me something else to think about and look forward to my trip to Kenya.
"..in her early twenties Robin embarked on an incredible journey that would shake her from complacency, take her to unimaginable places and change her life forever. Follow Robin's remarkable voyage as she joins an impoverished Maasai family in rural Kenya and travels through some of the most remote areas of East Africa. ...Robin's heart-wrenching story will spur you to question your own priorities as she seeks new definitions of home and community."
#2 - Invisible Girls, by Sarah Thebarge
#3 - The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green
#4 - A Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah
#5 - The Bite of the Mango, by Mariatu Kamara
But when 12-year-old Mariatu set out for a neighboring village, she never arrived. Heavily armed rebel soldiers, many no older than children themselves, attacked and tortured Mariatu. During this brutal act of senseless violence they cut off both her hands."
#6 - Fancy Feet, by Heidi Cave
#7 - The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brene Brown
#8 - The Ultimate Gift, by Jim Stovall
#9 - In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, by Dr. Gabor Mate
#10 - Between Heaven and Earth, by Eric Walters