The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell

Disappeared for a bit of time: I have been very busy setting up my bookstagram ( @wordssinmotion ). Summary : according to Gladwell, the "tipping point" is "that magical moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire." A fascinating book on the power of small actions to …

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Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

. A dive into the cultural and political heritage of Nigeria, a striking realism emanating from the characters at all times, the depth of family bonds: Purple Hibiscus in a nutshell. Little did I expect to be so captivated by the story that I wouldn’t be able to put it down for two days until …

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Sally Rooney – Conversations with friends

Believing that this is a debut novel is almost impossible. This book was recommended to me by one of the bookish podcasts I usually listen to and I couldn't be happier to have read it. Sally Rooney's writing style instantly uncovers her undoubtable talent at combining beautifully crafted metaphors with the simplicity of adequate, necessary …

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Little fires everywhere – Celeste Ng

The best page-turner of the year! I remember seeing this book in every bookshop as a bestseller and my attention was immediately caught by the mysterious title and seemingly intriguing cover. The story unfolds in the family-friendly small city of Shaker Heights where artist Mia Warren and her daughter Pearl just settled in their new …

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The bucket journal method – Ryder Caroll

Everyone who knows me knows that I love being crafty! If you ever enter a stationary shop with me, good luck trying to get me out of it. From glittery colored-pencils, metallic shades, pattern-custom tapes, acrylic painting tubes to minimalist notebooks, my inner creative side gets all excited as soon as I envision time to …

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The Stationery shop – Marjan Kamali

Beautiful prose, sprinkles of poetry, bookworm characters, a heartwarming love story, what else? The Stationery shop is one of those stories that make you believe finishing a wonderful book can make your day. The story is set in 1950s Iran, amidst the political uprisings and the seemingly tense atmosphere of Tehran. Roya, the dreamy and …

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