11 Jul Our Summer Reading List
Hope everyone had a great 4th of July and are enjoying being back to business. Today we thought we would share some of the studio’s picks for summertime reading. Whether you are looking to kick up your feet on your front porch or spending your weekends at Edgewater, we hope you enjoy a few good summertime reads. Happy summertime reading everyone!PERSONAL SUMMER INSPIRATIONAL BOOKS
1. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
2. The Danish Way of Parenting by Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl
3. Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
4. Two Turns from Zero: by Stacey Griffith
5. Startup by Doree Shafrir
6. Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, & Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant
Notes from Caroline:
Big Magic was the first “self-help genre” book I’ve read and was a little hesitant to do so,
but this book was so highly regarded and Elizabeth Gilbert is such a relatable writer,
I figured I couldn’t go wrong. Big Magic is a breath of fresh air, inspiring you at any
stage of your creative endeavor (even if it’s just a sliver of an idea in your head.) She talks about shaking off self-doubt, moving past the excuses and just doing it – whatever “it” may be.
It’s a book that I will read every few years to reignite the creative fire within!
Notes from Charity:
Two Turns from Zero has been a great way to kick start my summer fitness goals.
I follow Stacey on instagram and then reading her book it’s now like we are
really good “friends!” She is one inspiring athlete and leader.
FICTION | MEMOIRS | JUST FOR FUN
7. Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline
8. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
9. A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman
10. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
11. Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
12. Grocery by Michael Ruhlman
Notes from Ali:
Although it’s not a new book, A Man Called Ove is a book that myself & a few girlfriends
are reading together at the same time — sort of like a book club but not as dedicated — ha!
It’s been on the New York Times best seller list & was made into a film about a year ago.
I’ve read wonderful reviews & am excited to dive in!
Notes from Amber:
I read The Glass Castle a few years ago and couldn’t put it down. Jeannette Walls, one of
four kids born to brilliant yet unfit parents, tells the fascinating story of her childhood
in a warm, yet straight-forward tone. It left me in awe of her resilience, love and loyalty
to her close-knit yet dysfunctional family. Soon to be a major motion picture starring
Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts!