November 2023 Reading List – Which books are worth the read and which should you skip?
One of my 2023 goals is to read 50 books this year. Yes, it’s the same as last year and, yes, that’s okay. You can review a list of all the books I rate 5 stars in 2022.
November 2023 Reading List
1. Truth or Tequila by Donna Schwartze
In this steamy romantic comedy, Seb, the world’s most famous baseball player, meets Sophie, unimpressed by his fame. A playful Amazon review hails it as the “best book” filled with wit and humor. Sophie faces a bachelorette party dilemma—playing Truth or Tequila on the eve of a crucial client meeting. Unfazed by the professional baseball team’s allure, she’s in for a night of tequila-fueled decisions. Seb, craving connection beyond his fame, is drawn to Sophie’s indifference. The stage is set for a memorable encounter, but Seb wants their first kiss to be unforgettable, even if it means resisting the allure of a tipsy dare.
2. The Woman in Me by Britney Spears
“The Woman in Me” is an incredibly powerful tale of freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope. In June 2021, Britney Spears’ courtroom revelations captivated the world, altering the trajectory of her life and inspiring many. This groundbreaking book, written with candor and humor, unveils Spears’s extraordinary journey and the resilience that defines one of pop music’s greatest performers. With a compelling narrative, it highlights the enduring force of music and love, emphasizing the significance of a woman sharing her story on her own terms.
3. Playing Jenna by Kiersten Modglin
On Monroe Perry’s darkest night, her husband abandons her for Jenna, sparking a cascade of doubts about her life. Faced with lies and deceit, Monroe vows revenge on the woman who shattered her world. As she delves into the affair, sinister truths emerge, challenging every belief about her seemingly perfect marriage. Against all odds, Monroe embarks on a journey of self-discovery, determined to unveil the hidden past and expose the woman who stole it all.
4. Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros
In her first year at Basgiath War College, Violet Sorrengail defied expectations, surviving the initial grueling test designed to eliminate the weak, unworthy, and unlucky. Now, faced with the relentless and brutal training, Violet contemplates how to endure. The new vice commandant, driven to show her powerlessness, demands a betrayal that could cost her the man she loves.
Despite her physically frail form, Violet relies on her sharp mind and indomitable will. Having learned that dragon riders make their own rules, she faces a new challenge this year. Yet, survival instincts alone may not suffice. Violet holds a centuries-old secret about Basgiath War College, one that dragon fire might not be enough to overcome. As the true training unfolds, she realizes that leadership involves more than personal strength, and the ultimate test awaits.
5. Your Body’s Many Cries for Water by F. Batmanghelidj
This health classic explores the profound impact of water on our well-being, connecting dehydration to various health issues. Dr. Batmanghelidj’s insights are eye-opening, emphasizing the importance of proper hydration for overall health. A compelling read that might just change the way you view your daily water intake. Stay hydrated, friends! That is one of my goals for the year is to drink one gallon per day!
6. You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero
Sincero’s no-nonsense, empowering approach to money mindset is a breath of fresh air. Packed with humor and practical advice, this book challenges limiting beliefs and inspires action. Whether you’re on a financial quest or just need a kick in the entrepreneurial spirit, Sincero’s badass wisdom delivers.
I managed to fit in the last book very quickly – only 11 books left for the year!
What’s on your reading list? Let me know in the comments below!
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