‘Brave Enough’ by Cheryl Strayed [ REVIEW ]

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One of my goals for 2016 is to get back to my roots and read more books. As the great Frederick Douglass said, ‘Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.’ Books are a passion – nay, an obsession of mine and always have been. I grew up in the library and my parents fostered my love of reading and learning. With books I have lived a thousand lives, found myself absorbed in different worlds, and learned immensely more than I could have otherwise. I have a goal of reading 100 books this year, along with me!

‘Brave Enough’ by Cheryl Strayed is essentially a collection of quotes by Strayed herself. Many of them are from her novel ‘Wild’. Many of them I was inspired by, others not so much. She has a way of saying things that draws you in and paints a picture. This is not a book for the very young or easily offended but it is something that would be nice to have on a shelf to pull every once in awhile for a little boost. Overall I enjoyed it, but infinitely prefer ‘Wild’ – anyway that’s likely just the nature of a book full pretty much nothing but inspirational quotes. There is no plot line or development but it does flow well and her voice stays the same. If you need a little kick in the pants in terms of self-doubt, relationships or goals this is a good one to pick up.

That’s book 4 of 100! Read all the reviews here.

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Click here to see my goals for 2016

You can also see my goals for 20152014, 2013, 2012 and my bucket list!

Book 1. Wake Up Happy by Micheal Strahan

Book 2. Jesus > Religion by Jefferson Bethke

Book 3. The Sisters of Versailles by Sally Christie

Book 4. Brave Enough by Cheryl Strayed

Book 5. Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Book 6. Binge by Tyler Oakley

Book 7. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Book 8. The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

Book 9: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling

Book 10: The Siren by Kiera Cass

Book 11: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

Book 12: Rhinoceros Success by Scott Alexander

Book 13: Quidditch Through The Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp (J.K. Rowling)

Book 14: Wildflower by Drew Barrymore

Book 15: Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave

Book 16: The Moviegoer by Walker Percy

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