Book Shop – Non Fiction

November 24, 2017

An inspirational rag to riches story. Find your place in the world, and own it like a #Girlboss.

#Girlboss is a book by Sophia Amoruso, the founder, and owner of Nasty Gal Vintage. When she was 23 years old, she started an online eBay store. She sold vintage clothing that she bought from thrift stores. Her eBay store became such a hit, that she decided to start her own website. Her company quickly became a huge hit, and she had to upgrade her storage areas and her staff. She pretty much had to figure out everything about the business world as she went.

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Lose the ‘one size fits all’ approach to dieting. Eat according to your body type, and feel the health benefits with Dr. Abravanel’s Body Type Diet.

Dr. Abravanel is an American physician and diet counselor. According to him, your body type reveals the perfect diet for every individual. Your dominant gland influences what your body shape is like. The glandular secretions actually influence your personality, sleeping schedule, and also metabolic activity. It even determines which exercises are better for you.

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This book will have a profound impact on anybody who reads it.

According to Dale Carnegie, worrying is a habit. And like all habits, you can break this one too. In “How to stop worrying and start living”, you will find a set of practical tips on how to beat worrying for good.

How to stop worrying and start living gets a ten out of ten. I want everybody to read and experience this great book.

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How to win friends and influence people will equip you with some rock-solid advice to improve your people skills and help you to be successful in your business and personal life.

Dale Carnegie uses everyday people and situations as examples. He explains how phycology and human relations can alter the outcome of different situations. According to Carnegie, everybody thinks that they are great. By using the ego of the other person, you can change their mindsets to your advantage. Everybody can use more people skills. It is a skill that will propel you forward in life. I also think that it will increase happiness- yours and those around you.

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“Try to read the book a couple of times in the first week, then at least once a month thereafter.” -Karl Moore

The 18 rules of happiness is a short book crammed with wisdom. Karl Moore penned this 18 simple rules. Each rule is a little light-bulb moment that brings you closer to being happy.Life is all about finding happiness, and let’s face it- most of us are struggling to find it. I must admit, that after reading this book, my outlook on life really changed.

It will be easy to grab the book and skim through it again. My copy already has highlights and little light-bulbs drawn in it.

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What if radical self-improvement was easy? It can be if you harness the power of habit.

The Power of Habit is an easy-to-read book. In simple terms, the book explains how ordinary people made small changes to become extraordinary.

The Power of Habit is being used in businesses and advertising companies as well.

Everybody should read this book, and when you finish it you should let everybody in your life read it too.

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If you love running, writing, or Haruki Murakami, then this book is for you.

This is the book that lies on my bedside table. I have read it many times. The book is full of highlights and side notes. Yes, I love What I talk about when I talk about running, a lot. Haruki Murakami is my favorite writer.

I found this book to be super inspiring. Failure is not an option, and pain is something that anyone can push through.

What I talk about when I talk about running has a lot to teach, even if you are not a runner or writer. I recommend it 110%

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What happens when you say yes to everything that scares you for a whole year?

I’m an introvert. So, I understand that life can be difficult for introverts. But Shonda Rhymes is an introvert that is also famous. One day, Shonda’s sister says something that changes her whole world. She tells her that she never says yes to anything. So, after much soul-searching, she decides to turn her life around. She did it by saying yes to everything that scares her. Her year of yes.

This woman has Thursday nights dedicated to her. Yet she is down to earth, funny and relatable.  Year of Yes will be on my bedside table, and I am sure I will be reading it many more times.

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I read this book instead of cleaning my house. It was a very zen experience, lol.

While she was doing her dishes, Lauren Brownwell had a light bulb moment. She could hate doing the dishes. Or she could stop fighting it. She could rather focus on who she is doing the dishes for. Her kids, her husband. Also for herself. It is the small things that add to the richness and depth of life. So, she turned her point of view around and found peace by cleaning her house.Zen and the art of housekeeping shows us how she did it. It also shows us how we can also become the zen master of our own homes.

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Tim Gunn gives advice on designing a life you will love, and making it work.


Gunn’s Golden Rules is seriously entertaining. It is like the sugar that you take with your medicine. I liked the informal style of the book. It makes you feel like he is a friend chatting to you over a cup of tea. This book made me a fan of Tim Gunn, and I will recommend it in a heartbeat.


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Easy to read poems about being an adult to make you chuckle.

Gabbie Hanna is a comedian and vlogger known for her YouTube channel The Gabbie Show. She is also an actress, author, poet and singer-songwriter. She wrote Adultolescence, a book of poems, which was released on 19 September 2017.  Rest assured, there is nothing boring or majorly deep about her poems that revolves around being an adult. In fact, you will probably have a few “me too!” moments. And definitely a few laugh-out-loud moments too. It reminded me a bit of I Could Pee on This, a book about poems by cats. The poems just hit closer to home in Adultolescence.

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