About Me & Books That Have Changed My Life

Hey everyone! My name is Chelsea, and I am a 28 year old married woman. As of today (March 29th, 2012) I have finally graduated for the last time!! I have been in the post secondary education system for 10 years now, and I will be receiving my post-grad certificate in Book & Magazine Publishing. I am looking forward to future and what the publishing world has to offer.

I have always had a passion for reading. Since a young age I can remember my grandmother reading to me before I went to bed. I was always fascinated with the written word. I loved diving into a new book to see what new and exciting adventure was waiting ahead.

Over the years I have read hundreds of books. I go on little tangents, where I get hooked on a specific subjects and cannot stop until another interest crosses my path. I have read the classics, studied mythology, economics, sociology, psychology, mental health, history and more. I love to read and I love to learn.

What I would like to accomplish from this blog is to inspire others to read, or at least for someone to pick up a book I recommended and have it impact your life in some way, shape or form. Secondly, I would love to start a discussion on the books that I post, because I love hearing other people’s opinions on the books I am sharing, and I love to hear other points of view.

I hope that you enjoy the blog, and I love receiving feedback, so please do not hesitate.

Books That Have Changed My Life 

(in no particular order)

  • Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom
  • Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom
  • One More Day – Mitch Albom
  • Teacher Man – Frank McCourt
  • Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt
  • Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
  • 1984 – George Orwell
  • Life of Pi – Yann Martel
  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything – Steven Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
  • Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance – Steven Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
  • Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  • Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Blink – Malcolm Gladwell
  • Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell
  • Sybil – Flora Rheta Schreiber
  • Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal – Eric Schlosser
  • Culture Jam: The Uncooling of America – Kalle Lasn
  • The Rebel Sell: Why the culture can’t be jammed –  Joseph Heath & Andrew Potter
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery
  • and more! (I post them as I remember them all)

5 responses to “About Me & Books That Have Changed My Life

  1. Thanks for following my blog, “A Bibliotaphe’s Closet”: http://www.zaraalexis.wordpress.com and for being one of the select few to attend The Random House Blog Fest. I love your page, by the way! I’m going to have to take some lessons from you. 😛 And hope you had a happy Valentine’s Day with the hubby. – Z

  2. I have read and enjoyed so many of these books too! I agree – life changing!! I am so happy to have stumbled upon your blog! I love the images of the books, it makes me feel calm and relaxed – I love books! 🙂

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