There’s no other way to say this: I am a hardcore book fiend.

At any given time I'm likely reading 4+ books simultaneously, and I often get asked for recommendations, so... here you go! Below, you'll find some of my favorite reads, listed by category. I hope these books give you as much joy, hope, and entertainment as they've given me.

Happy reading!

Personal Development

Memoir & Personal Essays

Social Justice

Sports & Hiking Memoirs

Food & Cooking Memoirs

Vegan Cookbooks

Binge-Worthy YA Fiction

(For lovers of Harry Potter/Hunger Games/Twilight)


Minimalism & Decluttering

Romance & Erotica

For Writers & Creatives

2019 Books

Here's a semi-frequently updated listed of what I've read this year, with stars next to the books I'd definitely recommend:

  1. Becoming, by Michelle Obama*
  2. The Holy Wild, by Danielle Dulsky
  3. Unbound, by Steph Jagger
  4. Witches, Sluts, Feminists, by Kristen J. Sollee*
  5. The Financial Diet, by Chelsea Fagan
  6. Digital Minimalism, by Cal Newport*
  7. The Psychobiotic Revolution, by Scott Anderson

Note: Yes, these book links are Amazon affiliate links. The books won't cost you a penny extra, but I make a tiny bit of money when you purchase through my link, and that money goes toward hosting costs for this website and the podcast.