Let’s get litty: My current book list and reading challenge for 2020

Below is a work in progress list of the books I will be reading and reviewing during the course of 2020, feel free to join me on this challenge. I would love to hear feedback and all suggestions are welcome!

  1. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl (here)
  2. You are a badass by Jen Sincero (got this as an awesome gift from my best friend!)
  3. Surge by Kelsey L. Connors (Kyle Robertson did a great review of this book here, his review is the main reason I decided to add this to my list!)
  4. Women who run with the wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  5. Stillness is the key by Ryan Holiday
  6. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  7. Animal Farm by George Orwell (here)
  8. The Fifth Agreement by Don Miguel Ruiz
  9. The dialogues of Socrates by Plato
  10. A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare (*re-reading)
  11. Classic tales of Detection and Adventure by Edgar Allan Poe
  12. Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche (this one is going to take me some time to finish)
  13. Biography of Slash by Paul Stenning
  14. Maps of Meaning by Jordan Peterson
  15. A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens
  16. Tao te ching by Lao Tzu
  17. How to win and influence people by Dale Carnegie
  18. The Story of Philosophy by Bryan Magee
  19. The Purple Violet of Oshaantu by Neshani Andreas
  20. Just Another Book N**** aint gon’ Read by Marcus Brown

Thats the list for now but I’ll be adding to it periodically.

The other fun challenge I have for myself is to read all the books referenced in the Netflix TV show “You” which can be found here.

I might even re-watch the show if I get the time after I complete this just to see if I pick up something new with my new lens.

Alas that is all for now. I’m super excited to get back into my love for reading, I have neglected it for far too long. Is it just me but I feel like social media and technology have decreased my attention span so much so that I can’t sit down and just enjoy a book in its entirety without getting a bit agitated after 5 minutes! Which is weird cause I used to be that girl who could sit down and just read for the whole day and be content, I would read at any moment I had even in the car on the way to school. I miss that. So here’s to getting back to the things that made us feel good, a chase for nostalgia I guess.

Till later.

Never forget to carpe all the diems

Love,

Selma

5 Comments Add yours

  1. You Are A Badass! Absolute ripper read.
    She masters the art of delivering “self-helpy” advice disguised in humour and boss-lady attitude. She is my idol.
    Looking forward to reading your review!

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    1. Selma-Penna says:

      I’ve heard so many great reviews of that book from a lot of people so I’m really looking forward to reading it! you make it sound super badass and exciting as well! Will definitely make sure I do it justice when I do review it soon! Thanks for dropping by! ☺️

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  2. illignis says:

    Oh, I have found a few add-ons to my current reading list! Thanks for this post!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Selma-Penna says:

      Awesome! If you read one that you particularly liked the most, feel free to come back and let me know ☺️

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      1. illignis says:

        I will! Thanks so much for the awesome reading list!

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