Le Dîner en Blanc - Books to read
While following the #stayhome rule, we have a few reading suggestions to entertain as well as motivate us all.
Magic – Danielle Steel
A dazzling contemporary novel that vividly portrays the glamorous Le Dîner en Blanc that occur annually in Paris, and the ups and downs of three interconnected couples for whom the dinners have become a tradition, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel.
The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters – Priya Parker
A transformative exploration of the power, purpose, and benefits of gatherings in our lives: at work, at school, at home and beyond like virtual gathering. Priya mentions her experience at Le Dîner en Blanc.
The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
Despite the tumour-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
The Zero Waste Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Cooking without Waste – Giovanna Torrico
Zero Waste Cookbook is the complete guide to how you can make your food stretch further in order to reduce your waste. From using the husk of corn to make a vegetable stock to using lemon zest to infuse vodka and sunflower seeds to add crunch to bread, Giovanna Torrico and Amelia Wasiliev cover over 100 simple, waste-less recipes. With chapters are on fruit, vegetables, bread, dairy, meat and fish, you will learn how to fully utilize the food you have at home.
Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave – Joanna Gaines
In her design book, Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. This comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and your instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style.
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference – Greta Thunberg
The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations. In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the climate crisis. Her actions sparked a global movement, inspiring millions of students to go on strike for our planet, forcing governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize nomination.
The Girl He Used to Know – Tracey Garvis Graves
What if you had a second chance at first love? Annika Rose likes being alone. She feels lost in social situations, saying the wrong thing or acting the wrong way. She just can't read people. She prefers the quiet solitude of books or playing chess to being around others. Apart from Jonathan. She liked being around him, but she hasn't seen him for ten years. Until now that is. And she's not sure he'll want to see her again after what happened all those years ago.
All the above-mentioned books are available on line.
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