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My COVID-19 Lockdown Reading List

…and they all laughed and laughed because they knew she had a baby and would probably hardly get through a fraction of a single book, let alone a whole list 😂

Okay, but for real, I do feel like my life is starting to level out in terms of intensity, so making time to read is becoming more of a priority. It’s a hobby that really fills me up and I’ve missed it SO BADLY! I thought I’d share what’s in my Amazon wish list in terms of books in case you also need some inspiration during this lockdown too ☺️

In no particular order, here’s what I can’t wait to crack open:

1. Untamed by Glennon Doyle

2. The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi, Fumitake Koga

3. Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday

4. Wine Folly by Madeline Puckette, Justin Hammack

5. Atomic Habits by James Clear

6. The Body by Bill Bryson

7. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and A Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow

8. Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

Over to you! What’s on your nightstand lately? Have you read anything amazing or have any good recommendations to share?

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    March 25, 2020 at 12:59 pm

    Last week I thought I had so much time on my hands, so I requested a book from my local library that has been on my “To Read” list. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

    It’s still closed because this week I have been busy Zooming and filming all my classes for this week and next. Fingers crossed you get to your books!

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    Isabelle m.

    March 26, 2020 at 4:51 am

    thank you for the list! I always like to see book lists! it’s inspiring. When lockdown is over I’ll read a french selfhelp books, and maybe ‘love what is’ by Byron Kathie. And also ‘just kids’ by Patti Smith, Elena Ferante, and Japanese wriers..

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    March 26, 2020 at 7:51 am

    First question that I must ask : how are you gonna read that many books with a baby ? 😂 I have a 14 months old one and It takes me 1 to 2 weeks to read a book !!
    Thank you for your inspiring list. I’m also listening to the Body on Audible and I’m reading at the moment Welcoming the unwelcome by Pema Chodron.
    A great book to add is A life worth breathing by Max Strom. I loved it !

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    Roz Barnett

    March 27, 2020 at 8:41 am

    Just finished American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. Haunting book about a mother and son fleeing their homeland to come to America. It gave me a definite new perspective on immigration.

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    March 29, 2020 at 5:18 am

    Great list! I’ve been considering reading ‘Stillness is the key’ – let me know how you like it.
    I’ve read Atomic Habits, it’s a great book! I’ve recently read Rising Strong and Red, White, and Royal Blue which are both such good books too.
    Enjoy your reading if you get the time for it 😉

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    March 30, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    I’m rereading “Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You” by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun because that’s the kind of thing I need in my life right now!

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    Lauren LoGiudice

    March 31, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    I just read Iris Arpel’s book. She’s such an iconoclast and an inspiration. Her book is beautiful to behold!
    I’ve been taking this time to go through books about fellow weirdos. It’s great to know there are other people out there like me and to see them do their thing.

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    Stacy Mizrahi

    April 30, 2020 at 7:55 am

    Atomic Habits sounds like its up my alley. Sounds similar to The Power of Habit which was an excellent book.

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    Yoga Retreats

    July 30, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    Nice article thanx for sharing

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    Harsh Pal

    September 13, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    This is a great list. I just finished reading “The courage to be disliked”. I wish to get more options from your site. I think COVID is the great time to improve our physical as well as mental health and yoga + books are a great combination.

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    March 13, 2021 at 4:02 am

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    Brett Williams

    November 9, 2022 at 10:32 am

    Lock wasn’t that much boring as started to read more books Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday is one of my favorites form this list.

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    Irene Mitchell

    February 27, 2023 at 3:23 pm

    Books can be a valuable tool for students during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing mental health support, learning opportunities, connection, and coping strategies.

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